Growing your rural business

Take your business to the next level with specialised lending, budgeting and forecasting tools from ASB Rural Banking.

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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

Is it right for my business?

At ASB, we're always thinking farming. And because most of our Rural Managers are from rural communities themselves, we’re passionate about helping Kiwi farmers achieve sustainable success where it matters - socially, environmentally and financially.

ASB Rural Banking offers a range of management tools and lending options to help our rural businesses grow. Ask your local ASB Rural Manager to show you how integrating FastNet Classic internet banking with accounting and farm forecasting solutions Xero and Figured can give you and your professional advisors new insights as well as the ability to act on exciting new opportunities.

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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Stay informed with the latest rural commentary

Keep up with what’s happening across the sector with Farmshed Economics, our regular rural news, delivered straight to your inbox. You’ll also find the freshest commodities reports and a host of other local and international rural insights.

Guides to get you there

Farmsmarts: Smart farming and innovation

Robots and people working together

Sustainable practices are the way of the future. New Zealand’s clean green image relies on it. What Rainbow Park Nurseries demonstrates is that sustainability can also be smart, efficient business. 

Sustainability not just a label

You know sustainability is a way of life, and not just a buzzword, when a leading vineyard examines how best to recycle the labels on its world-class wine.

From a pub to a power station

As a true testament to smart farming and innovation, we feature a family farm which is now reaping the benefits of their unique on farm hydro-electric system.

The Power of Poo

A story about a Southland farms' drive to develop electricity out of something very common and an environmental threat: cow dung.

Export markets big fans of Kiwi fan

Husband-and-wife team Kim McAulay and Janice Atkinson of innovative company Tow and Blow, have invented what they believe to be the world's first truly portable wind machine.

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