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Starting your rural business

Because rural businesses are different, we’ve got on-the-ground experts, industry-specific tools and lending products to help you get started.

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Get one step ahead with a Business Sustainability Loan

Wherever you are on your sustainability journey, find out how we can support your steps to improve environmental and social outcomes.

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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
  • Access the latest news and insights for your rural business on the ASB Business Hub

Is it right for my business?

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

So whether you’re starting out or running a successful business, ASB Rural Banking can provide a range of management tools and lending options to help your rural business get one step ahead.

To find out how we can get you off to a great start, talk to your local ASB Rural Manager today.

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Next steps

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Talk to your local rural banking expert.

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We're here to help, 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

0800 787 252

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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

ASB's lending criteria and terms apply.

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