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NBS always aims to provide you with the highest quality of service because your satisfaction is important to us.

If you have a problem, concern, complaint, or feedback about any part of our service or products, please let us know as soon as you can so that we can sort it out quickly. We'll let you know what we're doing about your complaint within five business days of receiving it.

Call us 0800 101 700

Nelson Building Society is part of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme to make sure our clients have access to an approved dispute resolution scheme.
For more information you can visit the Banking Ombudsman website.

Here are some guides containing practical, easy to understand information on all aspects of banking.

You can view our responsibilities under the Code of Banking Practice.

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You should first contact your Personal Banker or Local Branch Manager. 

If you are still not satisfied with the outcome you can contact the Secretary of NBS at:

Nelson Building Society - 111 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, PO Box 62, Nelson 7040.

Phone:  03 548 2164 
Free Phone:  0800 101 700

If NBS cannot find a way to resolve the issue, complaints can also be made to the Banking Ombudsman (which is an approved scheme under the Financial Service Providers (Registration and Disputes Resolution) Act 2008). 

You can contact the Banking Ombudsman at:

Freepost 218002, PO Box 25327 Featherston Street, Wellington 6146.

Free Phone: 0800 805 950
Email:  help@bankomb.org.nz

The Banking Ombudsman provides free independent help to resolve disagreements between financial institutions and their clients. Banking Ombudsman brochures are available at any NBS branch.  

You can also report information about NBS or any of our advisers to the Financial Markets Authority.

You can contact the Financial Markets Authority at:

PO Box 1179, Wellington 6140
04 472 9830
Free Phone: 0800 434 566

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