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The ASB - A Bank and Its Community


Gordon McLauchlan

1991
New Zealand
ISBN 0-9597853-2-9

Foreword by Dame Catherine Tizard GCMG, DBE
Governor-General of New Zealand

From the blurb:

'In 1947, The Auckland Savings Bank became the first New Zealand bank to celebrate its centenary, which makes its direct successor ASB Bank Ltd., the country's oldest bank.

'The organisation began when Auckland was still a village. It was established altruistically by civic leaders to help working people save for their future....'

Contents:

A Bank so desirable and necessary
'The Bank Exists'
The move south
A bustling decade
Arriving at 'The Modern Period'
The Entrepreneurial Eighties
Banking hits a ten-year slump
The magic million
Money for a war
The roaring twenties
The Great Depression
War loans by the million
A million pounds a month
Branches follow suburbs
The world speeds up
'The challenge'
The banking revolution


155 pages
Hard cover with dustjacket
Fairly good preloved condition, some wear to dustjacket/corners, crease in blurb fold-back


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