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Xero and TVNZ – helping small businesses thrive

We’ve partnered with TVNZ to bring you ‘Business Insights’, a weekly segment highlighting the important things happening in the small business sector.

It’s business insights meets beautiful accounting software. Just what you need to power your small business.

Check out our Business Insights segment at 7.40pm on TVNZ 1 every Wednesday and again the following Thursday morning on TVNZ Breakfast.

Business Insights for Wednesday 22 January 2020

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How Xero helps small businesses

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Complete control and confidence

With all your data stored safely in one place, it’s easy to see how your business is tracking. You can also invite your accountant or bookkeeper into Xero.

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Easy to use software

Xero can automatically handle tasks that used to take up all of your time. From importing bank transactions to sending invoice reminders, we’ll do the work for you.

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With you anywhere, anytime

It’s easy to access all your data and Xero tools from anywhere. Plus, keep all your essentials like invoicing and payroll at your fingertips with Xero’s mobile app.

See more ways Xero can help your business.

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Choose the plan that fits your business

Pay monthly, with no hidden costs or surprises. Cancel your plan at any time with one month's notice.


$ 99 NZD / Month

  • Send 5 invoices and quotes
  • Enter 5 bills
  • Reconcile 20 bank transactions
  • Payroll: Add $10/month to pay one person, then $1/mo for each additional person, to a max of 200
  • Projects: $10 for 1 user/mo + $7 for each additional active user/month


$ 99 NZD / Month

  • Send invoices and quotes
  • Enter bills
  • Reconcile bank transactions
  • Expenses: 1 active user included. $5/month for each additional active user/month
  • Handle multiple currencies
  • Payroll: Add $10/month to pay one person, then $1/mo for each additional person, to a max of 200
  • Projects: $10 for 1 user/mo + $7 for each additional active user/month

Get the latest facts behind small business

Xero’s Small Business Insights is an up-to-date picture of the conditions and economic health of small businesses in New Zealand. The data covers five major pillars – cash flow, getting paid, hiring people, trading overseas and cloud adoption. It’s more comprehensive than most surveys as it’s drawn from over 300,000 of our New Zealand subscribers.  Have a look at the latest numbers and analysis here.

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Whether you’ve been in business for years or this is your first small business, try Xero now and see how online accounting software can make running a business more beautiful.

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