Reserve Bank of New Zealand


P.O. Box 2498
2 The Terrace
New Zealand

Cable Resbank
Telephone +64 4 472 2029 
Fax +64 4 473 2250 
Email [email protected]
Twitter @ReserveBankofNZ (Reserve Bank) @RBNZMuseum (RBNZ Museum)
Office Hours 0800-1700

Brief History

In 1933 the Reserve Bank of New Zealand was established by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act of the same year. It began business on 1 August 1934 and has been state owned since 1 April

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