ANZ wins battle of the mortgages as Auckland’s real estate market fuels cut-throat rivalry

  • A deep analysis of mortgage registrations revealed a changing of the guard amongst the city’s banks with ANZ set to take over as Auckland’s leading mortgage provider.

Analysis by the Herald‘s Insights team has seen mortgage information for all of New Zealand’s 1.7 million land titles scanned and sorted. The results are broken down by neighbourhood and year, allowing assessments on which areas of New Zealand are the most and least leveraged, and which bank is winning the cut-throat mortgage war in the lucrative Auckland market.

An interactive map showing the winners and losers in the ongoing mortgage wars can be found at



ANZ has charged ahead to seize the mortgage crown.