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Retailers Encouraged to Switch on Ahead of Christmas Rush

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 10:43 am | Mastercard

As the busiest time of year for retail approaches, retailers are encouraged to switch on to contactless technology to meet the significant demand from shoppers using Tap and Go around the Christmas period. More >>

Kiwi Love Affair with Dining Out Continues

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 10:46 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 26 October, 2017 – Kiwis are treating themselves during the colder months, with 95% of New Zealanders dining out in the past six months, according to the latest research from Mastercard. More >>

Queenstown community invited to cheer on local teams

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:32 am | Mastercard

New Zealand – 19 October 2017 – In ten days’ time the Queenstown Lakes community is invited to come out in force and support their best local touch teams as they take on Richie McCaw. More >>

Queenstown Lakes community encouraged to support local touch

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 12:21 pm | Mastercard

New Zealand – 28 September 2017 – On Saturday 28 October, Queenstown Memorial Centre will become the battle ground for the ultimate game of touch with Queenstown Lakes locals taking on Richie McCaw. More >>

Bangkok the leading travel destination for 2017

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 2:28 pm | Mastercard

New Zealand – September 27, 2017 – Asia Pacific is an increasingly popular region for travel, according to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index (GDCI) 2017. More >>

Queenstown to take on Richie McCaw after win

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9:32 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 7 September 2017 – Queenstown has taken out Mastercard’s ‘Tap for your town’ competition, after strong competition from across New Zealand. More >>

Industries challenged to Switch On to consumer trends

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 10:06 am | Mastercard

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New Zealanders generously give back to society

Monday, 4 September 2017, 4:11 pm | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand, 4 September 2017 – More than half of New Zealanders surveyed (53.9 percent) are contributing to charity, an increase of 11.1 percent compared to the previous year, according to findings from the latest Mastercard Ethical Spending ... More >>

Garmin Users Enabled To Run and Shop At A Perfect Pace

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:40 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – September 1, 2017 – Today Mastercard announced that it is adding payment capabilities to the newly launched Garmin ® vívoactive® 3 to provide active customers a watch that frees them from having to carry their phone ... More >>

Mastercard Makes Post-Workout Shopping A Breeze

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 9:10 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – August 29, 2017 – Today Mastercard announced that it was bringing Mastercard contactless payments to Fitbit’s first smartwatch, Fitbit Ionic™. With Fitbit Ionic, health and fitness enthusiasts who use the device will ... More >>

NZ Consumers Feeling Stable & Optimistic

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 10:15 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – August 24, 2017 – The latest Mastercard Index of Consumer Confidence shows New Zealand consumer confidence has remained stable in the first half of 2016 at an optimistic 60.5 points, reflecting a strong economy. More >>

Ohakune in the Lead to Host Richie Mccaw

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 2:23 pm | Mastercard

Ohakune in the Lead to Host Richie Mccaw in Mastercard’s ‘Tap for Your Town’ Campaign More >>

Retailers encouraged to Switch On to contactless

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:10 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 31 July 2017 – A new campaign has launched today to encourage retailers to ‘Switch On’ to the benefits of contactless payments. More >>

New Zealand’s Digital Economy among the World’s Best

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 1:18 pm | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 12 July – New Zealand has been announced as one of the top digital economies in the world in the 2017 Digital Evolution Index by the Fletcher School at Tufts University in partnership with Mastercard. More >>

Kiwis to forget cash this No Cash Day

Monday, 26 June 2017, 12:11 pm | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 26 June – On international No Cash Day this 27 June, most New Zealanders will carry on with their lives as normal as their everyday use of cash decreases. More >>

New Zealanders increasingly exploring their own backyard

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:24 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 20 June, 2017 – Mastercard’s biannual survey on travel trends has revealed that Kiwis are increasingly travelling to New Zealand destinations for their holidays. More >>

Ease of online purchasing driving confidence in e-commerce

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 11:12 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 13 June 2017 – Almost one in ten Kiwis are regularly embracing the convenience of shopping online, according to new Mastercard research. More >>

Priceless Experiences Ahead for Rugby Fans

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 4:58 pm | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – June 7, 2017 – Mastercard renewed with World Rugby as a Worldwide Partner for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, it was announced today. The agreement continues a relationship originally kicked off in 2011, as the tournament ... More >>

Kiwis ditch cash as digital payments increase

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:55 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – May 3, 2017 – Over two-thirds of New Zealanders have admitted they do not carry cash as digital payment methods increase in popularity, according to new research from Mastercard. More >>

Consumer confidence reaches record levels of optimism

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 10:40 am | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – March 14, 2017 – New Zealand consumer confidence has reached new heights with the country feeling the highest level of optimism in three years, according to the latest Mastercard Index of Consumer Confidence (MICC)[1]. More >>