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Moneyworks - Ethical Investing for your retirement


Our Moneyworks Business Values

Moneyworks values integrity


We do the right thing and have a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values. We treat others as we would wish to be treated.

Moneyworks values honesty


We will be clear, factual, truthful, fair and sincere in all our dealings.

Moneyworks values trust


We value your confidence in our ability, judgement and advice and work hard to maintain that relationship.

Moneyworks values are genuine


We are authentic.  We walk our talk, and let you know the real situation, and say what we mean.

Moneyworks values empathy


We understand our clients' needs and work hard to meet them.

Moneyworks values respect


We treat our clients fairly, considering their feelings, wishes and personal goals and objectives.

Moneyworks values reliability


We do what we say we are going to do and will ensure that we take action for you in a timely manner.

Moneyworks News and Resources

So - what is this Bear Market Thing?

This is an abbreviated article, based on information sent to Moneyworks investment and membership clients on 16th June 2022. Listening to the news in the last few weeks can be unsettling if youRead more

Ethical Investing is not a formula

Ethical Investing is trendy. (Or ESG, Sustainable, Responsible - call it what you like). Billions of dollars have flowed into ethical branded investments over the last three years and projectionsRead more

Whats the deal with Genetic Modification being a 'nasty' in New Zealand?

The MIndful Money consumer surveys which identify 'nasties' - consistently shows that Kiwi's are resistant to investing in GMO's, or Genetically Modified and Genetically Edited organisms.  ButRead more

Making your donations work harder for you

We Kiwis are a generous lot, we donate money to help people and animals who are having a difficult time for any number of reasons.   Donating is financially viable for many people because of theRead more

Barriers to Ethical Investing

Greenwashing involves labelling a product (whether it is something you eat or use around your home, or an investment of KiwiSaver fund) to be 'green', 'ethical', sustainable or responsible, when itRead more

What do New Zealanders want to avoid in their investing?

Since the last survey, the survey authors have refined the categories of 'nasties', breaking them down into more detail. Instead of a catch all of 'Human Right Violations or Environmental Damage', weRead more

What do Kiwis think about Ethical Investing?

RIAA (Responsible Investment Association of Australasia) and Mindful Money (New Zealand ethical investing charity that we contract to provide our core ethical analysis research) regularly undertake aRead more

Our upgraded and updated website - the back story

Moneyworks has had three different websites since the early 21st Century.  Moving from a website where every change had to be done by the website manager, to one on Word Press where we could makeRead more

Inflation - how does this affect your investments

We have had low inflation since the 1990’s and it is easy to forget how inflation can eat away at your investment assets.  Real rates of return The key concept is the ‘real return’.  WhenRead more

Inflation - what is happening?

Inflation in New Zealand was recorded at 6.90% pa for the year ending 31st March 2022.  This is the highest record of price increases in decades.  You may have noticed it when you buy things - likeRead more

The Kaka - Bernard Hickey - Valuable Information

At Moneyworks, we read, listen to and watch a wide range of information and news sources, ranging from the mainstream media (NZ Herald, Stuff, New York Times, Fox News) to more specific media andRead more

New Zealand Super increase in rates and impact on your tax rate

New Zealand Superannuation income is adjusted on the 1st April each year based on a formula that is linked to inflation (through the average wage mechanism).  With inflation at high levels thisRead more

We don't just talk the talk, we walk the talk!

We value our relationships with our clients and key suppliers and our role in the community.  We have a focus on contributing back to our community as well as doing what we recommend to our clients.

All Moneyworks team members have financial plans in place, incorporating our goals and objectives, KiwiSaver, investment plans along with portfolios and insurance. 

All Moneyworks advisers are members and Certified Financial Advisers of Responsible Investment Association Australasia.

At Moneyworks we employ an in-house Wellness Coach to help keep us fit, healthy and have a balanced lifestyle. 

Our Community Involvement

At Moneyworks we can help you with the following financial advice

We help you get to and through retirement, using ethical investment options, by making your money work and sharing our knowledge.

"I have worked with Carey and Moneyworks for many years now. I value very highly the trusted financial advice Carey provides. It is always timely, tuned for my circumstances and profile, and educational. I very much appreciate this relationship, and this includes the learning founded on rock solid, consistently sound guidance."

Richard Murcott - Wellington


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