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 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

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.

Options to consider

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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

ASB's lending criteria and terms apply.

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