New Bank Payment Times

From the 10th through to 14th of November New Zealand banks will be changing the time that online payments are processed. This change affects automatic payments, some Direct Debits and online payments between banks. Standard processing times for these transactions...

Lochiel Marching Team

As a marching girl, performing at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is the highest achievement. From the moment I heard of it, I knew it was something I needed to do. I have just returned from Edinburgh, where I performed at the Edinburgh Tattoo for my third time....

It’s Not Just a Game

The Wellington Samoan Rugby Union (WSRU) was founded on the belief structure of promoting rugby in the Wellington region for Samoans and other groups. The WSRU has created a platform for young Pacific Islanders to extend not only their athletic skills, but also open...

Celebrating 21 years at Pioneer Finance

This month the team at Pioneer Finance are celebrating a birthday milestone, we are twenty-one years old! With twenty-one years of track record, Pioneer Finance has built a legacy of consistency, trust, and dependability for our clients, and other business partners....

Meet The Staff – Craig Sproull

Name Craig Sproull Born I was born in the eastern Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau. I lived there for 17 years. That town has a special place in my heart, and I’m still close friends with many of the people I grew up with. What gets me out of bed in the morning? As a...

Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission holds a great resonance for us, because we know that sometimes things don’t come easy in life. With the housing crisis in New Zealand, and many of our people left homeless out there, we cannot help but feel there is a small part that we...

Meet The Staff!

Full Name Anna Lloyd Place of birth Invercargill – Thankfully I escaped by the time I was 2 years old and moved to the Wellington region where I have lived ever since. No offense people from Invers! What are your hobbies? Hobbies –do we get time as working parents?!...
Supporting the Local Community

Supporting the Local Community

For Pioneer Finance, being part of a community means being actively involved so that our local communities can continue to thrive. We help promote community awareness through sport, the environment, music and dance, as well as providing vital help to people that...
Update from Vaie’e

Update from Vaie’e

Our recent trip to Vaie’e lived up to its expectations and more! What an incredibly touching time spent with people we are proud to call our friends. We thought we were blown away by everything before we left, but it’s hard to put into words how incredible this...
Helping the Good People of Vaie’e

Helping the Good People of Vaie’e

In November 2014 I attended a fundraiser in Porirua. This wonderful event was organised by the Vaie’e Sons & Daughters Association of Wellington (Mafutaga Fanau a Vaie’e i Ueligitone). The purpose was to raise money for the rebuild of their beloved church, in...