As you can see from the graphic above, the latest week's spending was massively up on last year, thanks to Easter.
Spending this Easter Monday was +8.6% on last year, while transaction volumes were +6.5%.
Overall this Easter weekend, spending on BNZ credit and debit cards was +8.5% by value and +3.8% by volume on last year.
The biggest winners were:
Other news is that online shopping represents 6.8% of total retail spending, according to the BNZ Online Retail Sales Index.