Rural banking

Get one step ahead with industry-specific tools, on-the-ground expertise and specialised lending products from ASB Rural Banking.

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Get one step ahead with a Rural Sustainability Loan

Wherever you are on your journey to sustainable farming, our Rural sustainability Loan can help bring your environmental goals to life.

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Great reasons to choose us

  • Get access to local rural banking experts and specialised lending products
  • Stay informed with our rural economist’s latest outlook and commodities reports
  • We’ll connect you with specialist industry partners like the Dairy Women’s Network
  • Save time and speed up decision making by integrating ASB internet banking with Figured farm forecasting software

How can we help your business?

Starting your business

ASB Rural Banking will provide expert knowledge and financial tools to help get you started.

Growing your business

Take your rural business to the next level with financial tools to help with budgeting and forecasting and specialist lending solutions.

Managing your business

With ASB Rural Banking you can get the expert knowledge and tools you need to help achieve your rural ambitions.

Partnerships and events

Dairy Women's Network

It takes strong networks to build a strong rural sector. That’s why we’ve partnered with Dairy Women’s Network so that women in dairying can connect with each other, share knowledge and build on their financial skills.

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Upcoming events

Northland Fieldays 3-5th March 2022

Wanaka A&P show 11 & 12 March 2022

Central District Fieldays 17-19 March 2022

National Fieldays 15-19 June 2022

Reports and blog

ASB Rural Blog

Insights and advice to help rural businesses flourish.

Options to consider

Get started today

01. Calculate

How much do you need to borrow? Use our rural loan calculator to help decide.

02. Choose

Use our Help me choose tool to find the right loan for your requirements.

03. Consult

Discuss your plans with your local ASB Rural Manager who’ll help tailor lending to suit you.

Next steps

Talk to your local rural banking specialist

Find your nearest ASB Rural Manager.

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Call us

Contact your local ASB rural team, we’re here to help.

0800 787 252

Any questions?

Email us and we’ll help with your rural banking query.


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