Awards and recognition for Unity

We are very honoured to have been recognised for our service and products.

Awards and recognition for Unity

We are very honoured to have been recognised for our service and products.

Unity wins Canstar awards six years in a row.

CANSTAR 2021 OUTSTANDING VALUE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS OL

2021 5-Star Rating for Outstanding Value from Canstar

In 2021 Canstar awarded us 5 stars for Outstanding Value for our Online Saver and Everyday Saver accounts.

Canstar, an independent research company, compared our Online Saver and Everyday Saver to other Flexible Savings accounts offered by tier one banks and non-bank deposit takers. 27 different Flexible Savings products were reviewed across 11 different providers. The criteria included looking at fees, features, accessibility and interest rates. Alongside Heartland Bank, Unity was one of only two providers awarded 5 stars for two of our Flexible Savings accounts in 2021.

 

 

CANSTAR Outstanding Value Savings Account  CANSTAR Outstanding Value Personal Loan    CANSTAR Outstanding Value Car Loan

2020 5-star rating for outstanding value from Canstar

In 2020 CANSTAR awarded us 5 stars for outstanding value for our car loan / secured personal loans, 5 stars for outstanding value for our unsecured personal loans and 5 Stars for outstanding value for our Online Saver account.

Canstar, an independent research company, compared our Online Saver to other Flexible Savings accounts offered by tier one banks and non-bank deposit takers. 31 different Flexible Savings products were reviewed across 11 different providers. The criteria included looking at fees, features, accessibility and interest rates. Alongside Heartland Bank, Credit Union Baywide were one of only two providers awarded 5 stars for our Flexible Savings account in 2020.

Canstar also reviewed 57 total loan products from 11 providers, comparing price, product flexibility, functionality, fees and charges and application process. Once again, Credit Union Baywide was awarded the Canstar 5-star rating which is a worthy recognition of the continuous work the Credit Union Baywide team put in place to offer the best possible borrowing products to New Zealanders. 

 

 

CANSTAR Outstanding Value Savings Account   CANSTAR Outstanding Value Personal Loan    CANSTAR Outstanding Value Car Loan

2019 5-star rating for outstanding value from Canstar

In 2019 CANSTAR awarded us 5 stars for outstanding value for our car loansecured personal loans, 5 stars for outstanding value for our unsecured personal loans and 5 Stars for outstanding value for our Online Saver account.

55 total loan products from 11 providers were reviewed, comparing price, product flexibility, functionality, fees and charges and application process. The Canstar 5-star ratings for Credit Union Baywide products over the last 6 years is an indication of our consistent focus on providing value across our total product range.

The majority of all transaction and savings accounts are reviewed by CANSTAR each year and awarded points for comparative pricing and an array of positive features including accessibility, conditions attached to interest payments and security. As the only Credit Union to be awarded 5 stars, amongst tier 1 banks, we are honoured to receive this reward as a reflection of the quality of our savings products.

 

 

 CANSTAR Outstanding Value Savings Account    CANSTAR Outstanding Value Personal Loan    CANSTAR Outstanding Value Car Loan

2018 5-star rating for outstanding value from Canstar

In December 2018 we were awarded 5 stars for outstanding value for our car loans, unsecured loans and our Online Saver account.

CANSTAR reviewed 37 vehicle finance and unsecured loan products from 10 providers comparing price, product flexibility, functionality, fees and charges and application process. Once again we were up against some big names and we are extremely proud to be the only credit union to receive 5 stars for our car loan product.

Canstar reviewed 50 different transaction and savings products across 11 different institutions. The products were awarded points for comparative pricing and an array of positive features including accessibility, conditions attached to interest payments and security. Credit Union Baywide along with two other institutions, received 5 stars for the flexible Online Saver account.

 

 

 CANSTAR Outstanding Value Savings Account    CANSTAR Outstanding Value Personal Loan    CANSTAR Outstanding Value Car Loan

2017 5-star rating for outstanding value from Canstar

In December 2017 we were awarded 5 stars for outstanding value for our car loansunsecured loans and our Online Saver account.

CANSTAR reviewed 53 vehicle finance and unsecured loan products from 10 providers comparing price, product flexibility, functionality, fees and charges and application process. Once again we were up against some big names and we are extremely proud to be the only credit union to receive 5 stars for our car loan product.

Canstar reviewed 54 different transaction and savings products across 11 different institutions. The products were awarded points for comparative pricing and an array of positive features including accessibility, conditions attached to interest payments and security. Credit Union Baywide along with one other institutions, received 5 stars for the flexible Online Saver account.

 

 

 CANSTAR Outstanding Value Savings Account    CANSTAR Outstanding Value Personal Loan    

2016 5-star rating for outstanding value from Canstar

In December 2016 we were awarded 5 stars for outstanding value for our personal loansunsecured loans and our Online Saver account.

CANSTAR reviewed 30 loan products from 10 providers comparing price, product flexibility, functionality, fees and charges and application process.

Canstar reviewed 54 different transaction and savings products across 11 different institutions. The products were awarded points for comparative pricing and an array of positive features including accessibility, conditions attached to interest payments and security. Credit Union Baywide along with four other institutions, received 5 stars for savings and transaction accounts.

 


IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces 

 

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For three years running now Credit Union Baywide has been a finalist for the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces awards. 

IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces awards measure employee engagement in New Zealand businesses and is a definitive measure for ‘best employer’ and 'employer of choice'. The awards recognise the level of satisfaction our teams feel and how much they value Credit Union Baywide as an organisation.  The awards also provide us with valuable insight to help us improve wherever possible to ensure our teams continue to feel engaged, supported and happy in their employment. 


PAN PAC Business Award

 

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In November 2018 we received the Great Things Grow Here Large Business Award at the Annual PAN PAC Hawke’s Bay Business Awards presented by the Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce.

Judges commended our values, our clear strategic plan and our knowledge of the core needs of customer base.  They noted that Credit Union Baywide took pride in supporting our workforce, who are part of the Hawke's Bay Community, and we connect and support at the grassroots of that wider community on a regular basis.