Plain Language Awards

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Finalist: People’s Choice — Best Plain English Communication 2015


Document name

Investment Statement for the ANZ KiwiSaver Scheme

Judges’ comment

This document thoroughly deserves its multiple nominations. It’s an engaging and useable document that understands its audience and presents complicated financial information clearly and succinctly. We particularly liked the case studies, the diagrams and tables, and the overall use of colour. This document has raised the bar for all investment statements.

Media statement

ANZ Wealth is pleased to be a finalist for the People’s Choice — Best Plain English Communication.

KiwiSaver is a complex product with long-term implications. We want to ensure our members have a thorough understanding of KiwiSaver before joining. The ANZ KiwiSaver Scheme investment statement provides customers with all of the information they need to know, in a way that is easy to understand.

Our ANZ KiwiSaver Scheme investment statement was a previous winner of a plain English award. We have continued to refine and improve the document following feedback from our members and staff. This reflects our ongoing commitment to communicating clearly and effectively with our customers.