Striking out for gold


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Originally published at: https://blog.bnz.co.nz/2016/07/striking-out-for-gold/
One hundred and fifty-five years ago today, on 29 July 1861, an Act to incorporate the proprietors of a certain Banking Co. called ‘The Bank of New Zealand’ was passed by Parliament – which means that today BNZ is 155 years old. Before 1861 New Zealand was served by only two banks, the Union Bank…