Dividend information

Dividend guidance (issued 19 February 2016)

During the ultra-fast broadband build programme to 2020, the Board expects to be able to provide shareholders with modest long term dividend growth from a base of 20 cents per share per annum, subject to no material adverse changes in circumstances or outlook.

FY 18 dividend guidance (issued 28 August 2017)

For FY18, Chorus expects to pay a dividend of 22 cents per share, subject to no material adverse changes in circumstance or outlook.


Dividend Reinvestment Plan

A Dividend Reinvestment Plan is available for shareholders wishing to reinvest all or part of their future dividends in additional Chorus shares. Please see the Plan Offer Document below for more information. To participate in the Plan, or change your existing participation, please see the Participation Notice below.


Dividend history 

FY17 final dividend

Record date (ASX and NZX): 26 September 2017

Payment date: 10 October 2017

ADR record date: 25 September 2017

ADR payment date: 20 October 2017

NZ12.5 cents per share, fully imputed

NZ2.2 cents per share supplementary dividend*

FY17 interim dividend

NZ8.5 cents per share, fully imputed

NZ1.5 cents per share supplementary dividend*

FY16 final dividend paid 7 October 2016

NZ12.0 cents per share, fully imputed
NZ2.12 cents per share supplementary dividend*
FY16 interim dividend paid 5 April 2016

NZ8 cents per share, fully imputed.
NZ1.41 cents per share supplementary dividend*

FY15 No dividends paid
FY14 No dividends paid
FY13 final dividend NZ15.5 cents per share, fully imputed.
NZ2.7353 cents per share supplementary dividend*
FY13 interim dividend paid 12 April 2013 NZ10.0 cents per share, fully imputed.
NZ1.7647 cents per share supplementary dividend*
FY12 dividend paid 5 October 2012 (for seven months to 30 June 2012 following Chorus' demerger)
NZ14.6 cents per share, fully imputed.
NZ2.5765 cents per share supplementary dividend*

* Supplementary dividends are paid to shareholders not resident in New Zealand.


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