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About Us

WELCOME is the market-leading financial and economic news hub in New Zealand. What's more, we provide resources for interest-rate comparatives found nowhere else in the country. We are the only truly comprehensive source of all interest rates, and you can find it updated many times each day!

This service was established in 1999 and has grown to be a key source of research on banks and other financial institutions that provide everyday Kiwis AND key industry and market figures intelligence on both lending and deposit products to the New Zealand market. Behind this live and free online resource are extensive databases, and a market intelligence service that supports many clients, private and corporate. is a service by JDJL Limited of Auckland. JDJL is completely independent of every financial institution and adviser group in the market. David Chaston directs a number of professional analysts, who generate a range of research, as well as institutional and media rate feeds serving everyday Kiwis, helping them make informed financial decisions.


Gareth Vaughan is the managing editor. His editorial focus is on banking and finance. You can contact him at  His direct line is +64 9 361-6881 and his mobile phone is +64 21 813 005

Gareth also publishes our Banking & Finance Daily Newsletter. Details are here »

Greg Ninness is a senior journalist. His editorial focus is on property. You can contact him at His direct line is +64 9 361-6882 and his mobile phone is +64 27 500 5110


David Hargreaves is a senior news editor. He works from both Nelson and Auckland and you can contact him at



Jenée Tibshraeny is our Parliamentary reporter, based in Wellington. You can contact her at
Her mobile phone is +64 27 324 5156


Our Rural section editor is Guy Trafford who is based in Christchurch. You can contact him at 



Unique tools and processes ensure rate data is accurate and up-to-date, giving you full in-depth information to make your financial decisions. And, by supplying it on as comprehensive a basis as possible - without sorts or filters - the reader has access to the whole market and can apply their own best judgment to item selection.

Contact David Chaston for all ad enquiries, and check out the resources available to advertisers.

While advertising is a source of income, our Subscribers and especially the financial contributions of our Supporters allows us to stay independent and unbiased, delivering crucial market intelligence made by Kiwis, for Kiwis. Consider supporting us by signing up on Press Patron and contributing, so our reporters and analysts can keep on covering what's important to you.

If you can't contribute, that's OK. Just sharing our stories with your friends, family and colleagues, or subscribing to us on Youtube or following us on our social media channels would really help!


You can contact us as follows during regular business hours:

JDJL Limited
Office:  206 Jervois Road (level 1),
Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand

Phone:  +64 (09) 360-9670
News:    +64 (09) 361-6881
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Thank you for using our service. Feedback is always welcome.


Hi everyone at!
First of all, well done to all of u! you surely come up with intresting stuff to read about!
i thought it would be nice if you could develop an app for mobile devices. Any plans to do something in future?
Something similar to money/economics sites like project syndicate app!

Many thanks for your feedback! We have some ideas in the works that will bring more value to our readers and literally put more timely information and tools in the palms of their hands!