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Loan Services - Good Loans

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What Loan Services do you offer?

The Good Loans programme offers affordable loans for approved people on limited incomes (wage earners or benefit recipients). 

Loan applications are made through our Loan Service centres, and our loan workers work with you throughout the life of your loan, providing support and financial education if required. 

For more information, call us on 0800 854 009 or fill out our Enquiry Form.

Enquire about a Loan

What can the loans be used for?

Some examples of typical loan purposes are:

  • Furniture
  • Second-hand cars
  • Car repairs
  • Whiteware (such as fridges or washing machines)
  • Course fees
  • Technology e.g. computers
  • Debt consolidation.

Am I eligible for a loan?

You may be eligible to apply for a loan if you fulfil the following criteria:

  • be able to repay the loan
  • be on a limited income
  • have lived at your current address continuously for at least the past three months.

Where can I find more information?

For all loan details, please visit:

Who runs the scheme?

Good Loans are provided by The Salvation Army, Good Shepherd NZ and BNZ, with support from the Ministry of Social Development.