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Foreign card spending reflects tourism growth

Auckland, Thursday 5th March 2015: Visitors to New Zealand in February spent $251 million, $31 million more than in February 2014 according to the latest figures released by Paymark.   Foreign card spending was up by 14.1% year on year reflecting Statistics New Zealand’s figures of ongoing...
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Strong start to the New Year

Auckland, Wednesday 5th February 2015: Spending through the Paymark network during January 2015 shows a strong start to the year with approximately $235 million more spent across the country than in January 2014.   Spending in January totalled $4.5 billion, up 5.5% on the previous year. Even...
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Otago and Nelson lead spending growth in December

Auckland, Thursday 8th January 2015: Two South Island regions recorded the highest growth rates through the Paymark network in December. Otago took the lead with an 8.5% increase on December 2013 with Nelson following closely behind, up by 8.2%.   Spending in Otago totaled $294 million...
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