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Streamline

Gain efficiencies by building to industry API standards and use our sandbox to test your innovations.

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Contribute

Join our API Centre to be part of a new API-enabled network and contribute to API standards development.

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Partner

Form partnerships with other registered Standards Users to deliver your service innovation to Kiwis.

How it works

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Industry driven

Our API Centre coordinates the ongoing development, management and governance of payment-related API standards and provides supporting services. It’s industry led and designed to respond to market needs.

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Open standards

Our published standards are available for anyone to view. Joining the API Centre gives you more rights to contribute or use the standards.

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Managed use

If you’re a potential API provider such as a bank, or an interested third party, your organisation can apply to become a Standards User. You can then use the standards through bilateral agreements with other registered Standards Users.

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Inclusive ecosystem

Individuals, such as developers, can also join the API Centre as a Community Contributor. You'll be able to use our sandbox to test your innovation against the standards and contribute to pre-release standards.

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Registered API providers

Registered third parties

News

  • Supporting New Zealand’s first open banking hackathon

    We were pleased to be sponsors of the BankEngine Hackathon which was held over the weekend of 28 -29 September. Find out what happened.

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  • API Centre taking shape

    We’ve had a busy month since the launch of the API Centre on 23 May. This is a quick update on what’s been happening since.

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  • Payments NZ launches API Centre

    23 May 2019 Media release: Payments NZ has today launched its new API Centre, paving the way for greater openness in payments and banking.

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