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About us

At Booster we’re on a mission to build the financial resilience of New Zealanders. We’re a New Zealand-owned-and-operated financial services company based in Wellington.

We’ve been looking after Kiwis’ money since 1998.

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Kia ora – we’re Booster.

Booster was founded by a handful of industry experts who felt there was a better way to help New Zealanders look after their money. We’ve grown a lot since then, but our mission is still the same. Whatever your financial goals, we want to help you achieve them - whether it’s helping you get started towards your savings goals, financial planning and advice, or growing an investment portfolio.

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Backing New Zealand

We believe in backing our own. Backing innovative New Zealand businesses to help them grow and prosper, and backing everyday Kiwis who want to share in that success.

That’s why we created our specialist investment funds. They invest directly into Kiwi companies to help keep opportunities, profits and jobs here.

Reach your financial goals, make sense of your money and back New Zealand by investing with Booster.

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“Every decision we make is guided by our fundamental values of honesty and purpose. These values hold us accountable as we ensure Kiwis are connected with their financial well-being, and we aspire to be Aotearoa’s most trusted financial partner.”

Allan Yeo | Booster Managing Director

Our Story

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BIF / Kiwinet Research Commercialisation Awards

We always knew that Aotearoa is pretty choice at creating innovative, leading-edge tech that no one else in the world has come up with yet – and now we have proof! We were proud to be connected to BIF companies, sharing in their success. 

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Booster recognised as a Responsible Investment Leader

We were named as a Responsible Investment Leader in 2021 by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia.

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Geared Growth fund winning canstar award

Shift gears on your KiwiSaver account with Booster’s Geared Growth Fund – Winner of the Canstar Outstanding Value – Aggressive KiwiSaver Fund Award 2021.

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BIF released and listed on NZX

Booster Innovation Fund (NZX: BIF) invests in early stage startups being developed right here in NZ. It's our way of supporting the next generation of innovative Kiwi startups.

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Otago Innovation joins NZ Innovation Booster

We welcomed Otago Innovation Ltd to the NZ Innovation Booster partnership, investing in tech start-ups and research coming out of University of Otago.

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mybudgetpal launched

We opened up access to our budgeting app, making it free for all New Zealanders – not just Booster members. We also gave it a new name – mybudgetpal.

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mybooster gets a makeover

We updated and refreshed mybooster, giving members an enhanced customer experience and improved account management, tools and resources.

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Launched our SRI Moderate fund

We launched our SRI Moderate fund, completing our suite of socially responsible investment funds and giving our KiwiSaver members more choices to invest ethically.

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NZ Innovation Booster invests in tech start-ups

We invested in two new research companies: Rekover Therapeutics (Multiple sclerosis drug research) and Inhibit Coatings (antimicrobial coatings).

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Booster purchases Mahana Estates and Booster Wine Group is formed

A unique gravity-fed wine-making site, Mahana Estates is a significant addition to the Tahi portfolio.

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Booster launches Budget builder

We want to help our members make sense of money. So, we designed a money management tool, Budget builder (now called mybudgetpal), to help our members get a handle on their spending.

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Booster becomes Living Wage accredited

This achievement marks our ongoing commitment to help New Zealanders live financially secure lives.

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PLPF listed on the NZX

We listed PLPF on the NXZ to open up access and offer more flexibility for retail investors.

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120,000 members milestone reached!
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Private Land and Property Fund (PLPF) launched

PLPF is a specialised portfolio of unlisted New Zealand agricultural and horticultural land and other property investments.

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CoGo accreditation

Booster becomes the first accredited financial services provider with CoGo and awarded their new Responsible Investing badge - developed in conjunction with RIAA.

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NZ Innovation Booster fund launched

We formed a partnership with Wellington UniVentures (previously Viclink) to provide funding to commercialise world-leading innovations and breakthrough research coming out of Victoria University of Wellington.

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Booster Tahi launched

We saw an opportunity to invest in successful New Zealand companies but couldn’t find an existing investment fund offering the long-term, yield focus and partnering approach that we wanted. So, we created our own.

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We changed our name to Booster!

We knew it was time for a change. We wanted to update how we presented ourselves in the market to better reflect who we are, and where we’re headed. Booster captures our energy and ethos.

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Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) accreditation

We become the first KiwiSaver scheme provider to offer independently certified socially responsible investment funds. Our SRI funds are accredited by RIAA.

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Appointed as a default KiwiSaver scheme provider

Our KiwiSaver scheme is making waves in the industry. So much so, we’re appointed by the New Zealand government as a default KiwiSaver scheme provider.

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The Grosvenor KiwiSaver Scheme is launched
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Founded in 1998

Set up by a group of experienced industry experts, Booster (or, back then, Grosvenor Financial Services Group) knew there was a better way to help New Zealanders to save. We wanted to offer something unique to what the international conglomerates were offering.

Ethical accreditations & partnerships

Buy NZ Made
Buy NZ Made

Buy NZ Made is a Certificate of Licence that grants a business the right to label their products and services with the iconic Kiwi ...

RIAA certified
RIAA certified

Responsible Returns helps you find, compare and choose responsible and ethical superannuation, banking and investment products that best ...

Mindful Money
Mindful Money

Mindful Money is a charity that promotes ethical investment. They know that many New Zealanders want to invest ethically but don't have ...

Living Wage Employer
Living Wage Employer

The Living Wage rate is voluntary and is paid by employers who want to make sure their workers get enough money to live with ...

Wellington UniVentures
Wellington UniVentures

Building on our purpose to lift lives everywhere with knowledge, Wellington UniVentures works with our University innovators to shape ...

Climate Change Action
Climate Change Action

Climate Action 100+  is an investor-led initiative to ensure the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take necessary ...

CDP Global
CDP Global

CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage ...

Investor Group on Climate Change
Investor Group on Climate Change

Investor Group on Climate Change are the leading network for Australian and New Zealand investors to understand and respond to the risks ...

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