Busy June of eftpos transactions

Payments through eftpos machines on the rise.

Payments through eftpos machines on the rise.

BUSY AT THE TILL: Gisborne shoppers worked eftpos machines hard in June. File picture

Paymark figures for June show the Gisborne region continues to be in the top half of New Zealand for an increase in electronic transactions.

Compared to June last year, the number of payments through eftpos machines rose 5.9 percent and the dollar value of those increased by 8.9 percent.

Gisborne was not far behind the top performing district of Whanganui, which had a 10.8 percent increase.

In dollar value, this means Gisborne shoppers paid $41 million through Paymark eftpos machines, which make up 75 percent of the machines across New Zealand.

There were a total of 980,000 purchases, which averages out to $41.84 each.

It is the second month in a row Gisborne has been one of the fastest growing regions alongside Whanganui, Marlborough and Palmerston North.

Larger regions like Auckland/Northland, Wellington and Canterbury experienced the slowest annual underlying growth.

Paymark figures for June show the Gisborne region continues to be in the top half of New Zealand for an increase in electronic transactions.

Compared to June last year, the number of payments through eftpos machines rose 5.9 percent and the dollar value of those increased by 8.9 percent.

Gisborne was not far behind the top performing district of Whanganui, which had a 10.8 percent increase.

In dollar value, this means Gisborne shoppers paid $41 million through Paymark eftpos machines, which make up 75 percent of the machines across New Zealand.

There were a total of 980,000 purchases, which averages out to $41.84 each.

It is the second month in a row Gisborne has been one of the fastest growing regions alongside Whanganui, Marlborough and Palmerston North.

Larger regions like Auckland/Northland, Wellington and Canterbury experienced the slowest annual underlying growth.

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