Top spending hike — again

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Gisborne leads the country in Paymark figures released today which show a 14 percent increase in spending here during October compared with the same month last year.

For the past four months, Paymark figures have shown Gisborne as one of the highest-performing regions in the country, coming consistently in the top three for spending increases.

Paymark processes 75 percent of all spending through eftpos machines.

In Gisborne, $46.1 million was swiped, inserted or waved through Paymark eftpos terminals 1.07 million times during October — an average spend of $43.08.

Gisborne also led the biggest increase in the number of transactions — with an 11.2 percent lift for October 2018 compared with last year.

Gisborne leads the country in Paymark figures released today which show a 14 percent increase in spending here during October compared with the same month last year.

For the past four months, Paymark figures have shown Gisborne as one of the highest-performing regions in the country, coming consistently in the top three for spending increases.

Paymark processes 75 percent of all spending through eftpos machines.

In Gisborne, $46.1 million was swiped, inserted or waved through Paymark eftpos terminals 1.07 million times during October — an average spend of $43.08.

Gisborne also led the biggest increase in the number of transactions — with an 11.2 percent lift for October 2018 compared with last year.

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