SuperLife S&P/Nzx NZ Government Bond Fund

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Type: Defensive fund
Past Returns: No 3 year data yet

Average annual returns over the past 3 years, after fees and taxes. * indicates less than 3 years of data.

Annual Fees: 0.54%

Annual fees, including management and administration fees, but not membership fee.

The graph below shows the percentage of the fund invested in each of the worst issues of concern to New Zealanders. Below the graph are listed all the companies this fund invests in, by issue of concern.


This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Please note that companies may breach more than one of these areas of concern.

Mindful Money uses the term Mindful Funds as our standard for ethical investment and responsible investment. This does not imply that other funds are unethical or that the fund providers that do not meet these standards are unethical providers.

Past annual returns for this fund are after fees and taxes. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return

The market average is the average return for funds of the same risk category, sourced from the Commission for Financial Capability's Sorted website. The fund information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed March 31st 2021.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • New Zealand Government 15/04/23 5.5% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    14.026%
  • New Zealand Government 15/05/21 6.0% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    13.5345%
  • New Zealand Government 15/04/25 2.75% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    11.4508%
  • New Zealand Government 20/04/29 3.0% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    9.8487%
  • New Zealand Government 15/04/27 4.50% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    8.6593%
  • New Zealand Government 15/05/24 0.50% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    8.5414%
  • New Zealand Government 15/05/31 1.50% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    5.8974%
  • New Zealand Government 15/04/37 2.75% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    5.8089%
  • New Zealand Government 14/04/33 3.50% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    5.4551%
  • New Zealand Government 15/05/26 0.50% Gb
    New Zealand NZ Fixed Interest AAA
    4.6%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register Wed March 31st 2021.

How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.0% 1.25%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 100.0% 98.75%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 0.0% 0.0%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed March 31st 2021.

Does this fund have a policy to exclude any industries from its investments? The first column shows if the fund has a policy to exclude the issue. The second column shows if there are any current investments (source: Mindful Money research).

The Fund may have investments that are not consistent with their exclusions policy because they are still in the process of implementing their policy.

  • Issue of concern
    Does this fund say it excludes this?
    Actual holdings
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.00%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.00%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.00%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.00%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.00%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to Wed Sept. 30th 2020 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Note that the fund’s intended exclusions may not be consistent with the analysis of the portfolio because of timing issues or because there are companies of concern in indirect investments by the fund.

Note that many KiwiSaver funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons.

In their own words

"The S&P/NZX NZ Government Bond Fund invests in New Zealand bonds and designed to track the return (before tax fees and other expenses) on the S&P/NZX NZ Government Bond Index."

Value $190k NZD
Period of data report Wed March 31st 2021
Members 37
Fund started Wed July 15th 2020
Total annual fund fees 0.54%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.53%
Administration charges 0.01%
Total other charges 30.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Guy Roulston Elliffe

Currently: Director (5 years, 4 months)
Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (current position) (5 years, 11 months)

Stuart Kenneth Reginald Millar

Currently: Chief Investment Officer - Smartshares (1 years, 10 months)
Previously: Head of Portfolio Management - ANZ Investments (6 years, 4 months)

Hugh Duncan Stevens

Currently: Chief Executive Officer - Smartshares (3 years, 1 months)
Previously: Chief Operating Officer - Implemented Investment Solutions Ltd (2 years, 6 months)

Alister John Williams

Currently: Director (5 years, 4 months)
Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (6 years, 2 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to Wed March 31st 2021.

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