New Zealand launches remaining banknotes in new series

The new NZ$20 note features a large New Zealand falcon. Photo: RBNZ

New Zealand launched the remaining three banknotes in its new series today (April 11) – announcing the 20 New Zealand dollar (NZ$), NZ$50 and NZ$100 notes will enter circulation from May 16.

The new series, the first since 1999, includes two colour-changing designs, including one inside the holographic window on the notes. Other distinguishing security features include a “puzzle number” and raised ink.

In mid-October, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) began circulating the first two

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