New Zealand's Favourite Payments Provider

Our Story

We power payments for more than 50,000 Kiwi businesses, from your local coffee shop to some of New Zealand’s leading companies.

380

Million transactions per year on our network

52,500

Devices connected to our network

50,000

Merchants trust us to power their payments

We make EFTPOS easy for merchants

big and small by providing innovative

payment solutions backed by

superior support services.

Our Eftpos

 

We offer the widest range of Verifone EFTPOS terminals for lease or purchase in New Zealand.

Our Network

 

We are the only EFTPOS provider in New Zealand with our own payment network.

Our Locations

 

Our nationwide coverage helps us deliver the services and support you need to get the most out of your payment solution.

Our History

1985

The Rise of EFTPOS

The Bank of New Zealand introduced EFTPOS to New Zealand in 1985 through a pilot scheme with petrol stations. From early 1994, the domestic market for EFTPOS had embarked on a steep growth curve. A ‘cultural card swing’ had occurred as the public began to switch to EFTPOS as a preferred method of payment and started putting pressure on retailers to provide it but there was no one in the market that could offer a comprehensive and specialised service.

1994

Eftpos NZ Founded

In August 1994, Peter Marshall and Mark Thomson founded EFTPOS Rentals Limited to bring a specialised total EFTPOS hardware solution to the market. In June 1995, the trading name of the company was changed to EFTPOS (NZ) Limited. By May 1995, the company had established itself as the foremost and only total hardware solution provider offering national coverage.

2000

Purchased by ANZ

ANZ Banking Group purchases Eftpos NZ. In 2004 ANZ Banking Group purchased National Bank of New Zealand and merged the NBNZ Merchant Business with Eftpos NZ.

2012

Verifone

In December 2012 Eftpos New Zealand was purchased by global payments company Verifone Systems, Inc. The acquisition was completed on 31 May 2013. Verifone has an installed base of more than 20 million terminals with clients and partners in more than 150 countries.

Our Company

Verifone’s Story

On April 14, 1981, in Honolulu, Hawaii, William “Bill” Melton incorporated his new tech company. His original intention was to provide a recourse for retailers who’d been swindled by people handing out bad checks. His product was a kind of verification device using phone lines—a verification phone.

But he soon pivoted. The credit card industry was relatively new at the time and processing was still being done with carbon paper. Bill saw a way to reduce costs for companies like Visa and MasterCard, while capitalizing on his new technology. Instead of verifying checks, he would provide local businesses a means to electronically process credit card payments. And thus, the Verifone payment device was born.

Now, Verifone is one of the world’s largest POS terminal vendors and a leading provider of payment and commerce solutions. We operate in more than 150 countries and employ nearly 6,000 people globally. Our steady growth has come organically, through a dedication to innovation and strategic partnerships, as well as from savvy acquisitions.

Our company values

Reducing our impact

on the environment

Eftpos New Zealand is committed to reducing the impact of our business on the environment and moving towards more environmentally sustainable business practices. We’ve implemented a Waste Management Policy and removed individual staff rubbish bins, providing centralised bins with recycling options in every workspace.

We also comply with the WEEE and ROHS directives, which seek to reduce the impact of electronic waste on the environment by making manufacturers responsible for the use of safe materials in production, and for the management of disposal methods.

Giving back

Supporting our communities

We support communities throughout New Zealand by providing charities and schools with discounted terminal rental and network connection to help with their fundraising efforts.

Supporting EducationSupporting Charities

Our Charity Partners

Eftpos NZ is proud to partner with key charities as the official EFTPOS provider

Our Team

Eftpos NZ is powered by our teams of developers, testers, customer supporters, sales makers, and problem solvers. We’re all eftpos experts in our own way.

Our staff enjoy the challenge and rewards of working at the forefront of a dynamic, competitive and rapidly evolving industry. Interested in a job in the Fintech industry?

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