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Upgrade in full swing but some merchants must act now

Monday, 23 May 2011, 2:48 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

With one week to go before out-dated 5.1 versions and below EFTPOS terminals are deactivated, the latest figures from Paymark show that of the 116,000 terminals connected to its network, 4,500 are at-risk and will be deactivated if they are not upgraded ... More >>

Retailers’ EFTPOS Machines Disconnected

Monday, 14 March 2011, 1:28 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday 14th March 2011 Retailers’ EFTPOS Machines Disconnected Approximately 400 EFTPOS machines around the country will be disconnected from the Paymark network resulting in those retailers being unable to process EFTPOS transactions ... More >>

Paymark EFTPOS Christchurch Earthquake Update

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 2:46 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

Paymark would like to advise that the delays with communication networks that affected EFTPOS services around the country yesterday have been resolved, and that the network infrastructure is fully operable. In Christchurch this is subject to obvious power ... More >>

EFTPOS services affected nationwide

Tuesday, 22 February 2011, 3:27 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

Retailers across the country may be experiencing delays processing EFTPOS transactions in the wake of the earthquake that shook Christchurch this afternoon. The delays are due to the huge pressure on Telecom’s network, and will affect retailers using ... More >>

Tax Changes Buoy October Sales

Monday, 8 November 2010, 11:45 am | Paymark EFTPOS

Kiwi retailers have benefited from increased sales in the month since the two major tax changes took effect, according to the latest Paymark statistics. Figures released today show that spending through the Paymark network grew 3.3 per cent (year-on-year) ... More >>

No EFTPOS Outage

Friday, 1 October 2010, 11:58 am | Paymark EFTPOS

Paymark CEO Simon Tong says despite media reports, there has been no EFTPOS outage. More >>

Cantabrians Slowly Starting the Financial Rebound

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 4:56 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

Cantabrian retailers are slowly starting to rebound from the quake that shook the region 12 days ago according to figures from Paymark, which show that 96 per cent of the 9,000 merchants in the regions most severely damaged areas are trading as ... More >>

Retailers Slow to Make Critical EFTPOS Upgrades

Wednesday, 11 August 2010, 10:42 am | Paymark EFTPOS

Statistics released today by Paymark, New Zealand’s leading payments provider, reveal that crucial EFTPOS upgrades across the country are happening, but not nearly fast enough. More >>

Cautious Outlook and Wet Weather Curb Spending

Tuesday, 15 June 2010, 1:48 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

The latest figures from Paymark, which processes more than three quarters of all electronic transactions in New Zealand, indicate that growth in spending remained relatively flat in May at 1.3 per cent when compared to the same period last year. More >>

EFTPOS Upgrades Crucial for Retailers

Monday, 24 May 2010, 12:56 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

60,000 EFTPOS terminals across New Zealand must be upgraded by June 1st 2011 in order to meet new global security and technology standards. With the Rugby World Cup commencing shortly after June, retailers need to get on with the task of upgrading their equipment. More >>

Food, Flowers and Gifts for Mum prove popular

Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 12:32 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

The latest figures from Paymark indicate that Kiwis around the country preferred to seek out restaurants and gift stores to spoil mums and show how much they care on Mothers Day. More >>

Paymark Figures Show Wine Was A Winner This Easter

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 3:42 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

  Media release Thursday, 16 April 2009   Paymark Figures Show Wine Was A Winner This Easter   Visiting vineyards and wineries was a popular choice for Kiwis during Easter, with year on year spending up 43 percent in value at these venues over the ... More >>

Kiwis Leave Credit Cards at Home

Monday, 16 February 2009, 10:42 am | Paymark EFTPOS

The latest figures from Paymark show Kiwis are continuing to manage their money cautiously by spending what they have rather than buying on credit. The number of purchases made with a debit card through the Paymark network alone increased 8.0% in January ... More >>

New Xmas Eve Record, $4 Billion in December

Tuesday, 6 January 2009, 11:42 am | Paymark EFTPOS

Paymark figures for December show New Zealanders are still spending more, despite the economic downturn, with a total of $4.04 billion across the network for the month and that more than 74 million transactions processed through the network during the ... More >>

Paymark set for Xmas Spending with Operation Santa

Wednesday, 19 November 2008, 9:42 am | Paymark EFTPOS

Retailers across the country have their festive decorations up which can mean only one thing - Christmas is just around the corner. New Zealand's largest electronic payment provider Paymark is also prepared, with the organisation's 'Operation Santa' ... More >>

Tax Cuts, Daylight Savings: October For Retailers

Wednesday, 8 October 2008, 2:55 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

Retail data for September 2008 shows New Zealanders spent in excess of $3.36 billion through the Paymark network for the month. More >>

Key Appointments Announced at Paymark

Thursday, 31 July 2008, 2:10 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

Simon Tong, CEO of Paymark, New Zealand’s leading electronic payments provider, today announced the key appointment of Ben Robinson to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO). More >>

Rural Areas Lead Eftpos Spending in June

Monday, 7 July 2008, 10:42 am | Paymark EFTPOS

Paymark figures highlight the strongest electronic spending growth rates for June were dominated by rural areas, suggesting New Zealand’s primary farming sector is providing the economic backbone during the leaner winter months of 2008. More >>

May Spending Shows Decline in High Value Items

Monday, 16 June 2008, 10:34 am | Paymark EFTPOS

According to the latest figures from Paymark, Kiwis are still flexing their plastic and whilst electronic spending at ‘small ticket’ outlets is increasing, spending on ‘big ticket’ items has declined. More >>

Convenience ATMs Come to New Zealand

Thursday, 3 April 2008, 3:24 pm | Paymark EFTPOS

A significant milestone is set to take place at selected locations around the country that will mean added convenience and ease of use for Kiwi consumers. More >>