About Crester Credit

A core part of our business is to provide second to none customer service

Crester Credit is a locally based Christchurch company which was started in 1983. The iconic Shirley Road site, originally Dave Diggs Motors has been around for 25 years. Crester Credit offer secured finance with flexible criteria and creative solutions to help you get the money you need as quickly as possible.

A core part of our business is to provide second to none customer service. We understand the difference and importance of personal service and we can assure you that at Crester Credit you will experience doing business with a human, not a company.


Why we’re different to other lenders


We will treat you like a real person

Our staff members are from all different backgrounds so we understand real life situations and hardships. We can relate to what you might be going through as many of us have been solo mothers or on the benefit and we know that life comes with its ups and downs. But at Crester Credit we are here to assist you in these times, whether it’s paying an unexpected bill, buying a new car or just for when you need some extra cash.


We will always make time for you

Even if we have to work late in order for you to get the finance when you need it, we’ll do it! If you have an issue paying your account we will always take the time to sit down with you and find a solution.


We care for our community

Crester Credit is actively involved in sponsoring and supporting Christchurch and New Zealand charities. Over the last three years we have supported:

  • Cross Road Youth with a Future
  • Parenting Inc.
  • Shirley Boys High School
  • Tanden Ministries
  • Mairehau High School
  • Neighbourhood Trust St. Albans Christchurch
  • Nae Nae Charitable Trust (Billy Graham)
  • Gideons
  • Ellesmere Food Bank
  • Sharp Trust
  • Youth Alive Trust New Brighton Christchurch

Our customers return to us

Around 80% of our customers return to us when they need a short-term loan. We pride ourselves on ensuring our customer service is second to none. Our Gold Card loyalty scheme offers approved returning customers lower interest rates and reduced set-up fees on their future loans. Just so you know we’re thinking of you, you’ll even receive a birthday card and a Christmas calendar from the team.

If you have any questions, we’re here to help.
We respond to requests immediately, so we’ll get back to you super fast to chat.
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