New Zealand's central bank

The Reserve Bank manages monetary policy to maintain price stability, promotes the maintenance of a sound and efficient financial system, and supplies New Zealand banknotes and coins.

23 May 2016
NEWS  Reserve Bank seeks submissions on proposed outsourcing rules
The Reserve Bank is seeking submissions on proposals to clarify and amend the rules about outsourcing of services by registered banks.
19 May 2016
NEWS  RBNZ Bulletin looks at digital disruption in banking
An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin explores the potential effects of digital disruption to banks and broader financial system stability.
16 May 2016
NEWS  Brighter Money $20, $50 and $100 notes in circulation from today
New Zealand’s new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes have entered public circulation, the Reserve Bank announced today.
12 May 2016
NEWS  Reserve Bank consults on publication of submissions
The Reserve Bank today started consulting about whether or not is should routinely publish submissions it receives from regulated entities and other stakeholders.
11 May 2016
NEWS  Housing and dairy risks to financial stability
New Zealand’s financial system is resilient and continues to function effectively, but risks to the financial stability outlook have increased further in the past six months, Reserve Bank Governor, Graeme Wheeler, said today when releasing the Bank’s May Financial Stability Report.

Coming up

9 Jun 2016
OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
11 Aug 2016
OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
22 Sep 2016 OCR announcement

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