Are you someone to whom Christian values are important?
Are you interested in making a positive difference in the world?
Become a member of a KiwiSaver scheme that reflects Christian values and is founded on ethical and responsible investment principles.
The December quarter saw a sharp drop in the value of shares which resulted in negative performances for the Growth and Balanced Funds. Strong performances in earlier times, however, ensured that returns remained positive in periods greater than 1 year. While our...read more
As Christian KiwiSaver Scheme members we are a group of “ethically-minded Christians” who believe in the value of sound stewardship and in investing in assets that reflect Christian values. That could sound rather boring and dull. However, one of our...read more
Being in the investment fund that best suits you is very important. Not knowing can cost you money if you make decisions that are a reaction to investment markets (e.g. a negative return) rather than a change in your personal circumstances or your feelings...read more
We are helping those under 18 get a start with their longer-term savings. We’re introducing a change from 1 January 2019 where Christian KiwiSaver Scheme members under age 18 will not have fees deducted from the quarterly investment earnings allocated to their account...read more
The Government has made some changes to KiwiSaver that include: Introducing more contribution rate options for employees (from 1 April 2019) Reducing the maximum period for ‘contribution holidays’ (from 1 April 2019) Allowing people over 65 to join (from 1 July 2019)....read more
Every year the Government makes contributions to the accounts of eligible KiwiSaver members, up to $521.43 each. These contributions are usually credited to members’ accounts in early July. In 2018 the Government paid $753 million in contributions to KiwiSaver...read more
It has been a very positive and pleasing quarter, a relief for most after the very shaky end to 2018, and a reminder to investors to focus on the longer term. Good returns were achieved by the funds in all periods to 31 March 2019. The rebound in markets is put down...read more
There is a lot of jargon around these days that it is hard to keep up with. What does responsible investing mean? Is it just another piece of jargon that is boring or difficult to understand and bears no relation to our day-to-day life? On a simple level,...read more
Membership of the Christian KiwiSaver Scheme is offered only to:
- employees of organisations whose primary activities are in our opinion Christian mission or ministry. This includes employees of charitable entities associated with or operating in the Christian Church, or employees of entities which we approve as having a Christian special character; and
- persons who express a Christian faith and have a commitment to Christian community involvement when applying (and their immediate family members and dependants).