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 Sep 2016
NEWS  Reserve Bank consults on new dashboard for banks
The Reserve Bank today released a consultation document on a proposed new ‘Dashboard’ approach to quarterly disclosure for locally incorporated banks.
22 Sep 2016
NEWS  Reserve Bank to publish consultation responses
The Reserve Bank today published a summary of the feedback received in its recent consultation about whether to routinely publish individual responses to public and industry consultations.
22 Sep 2016
NEWS  Official Cash Rate unchanged at 2.0 percent
The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 2.0 percent.
14 Sep 2016
NEWS  RBNZ MPS, OCR, FSR dates for 2017-2018
The Reserve Bank today announced the schedule for the release in 2017 and 2018 of its quarterly Monetary Policy Statements (MPS), the interim Official Cash Rate (OCR) reviews, and the six-monthly Financial Stability Reports (FSR).
05 Sep 2016
NEWS  Reserve Bank confirms nationwide restrictions on loans to property investors
The Reserve Bank today confirmed that new rules will restrict bank lending to residential property investors throughout New Zealand.

Upcoming events

2017

26-27 Jan 2017
Housing markets and macro-prudential policy workshop
9 Feb 2017
OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
23 Mar 2017 OCR announcement
11 May 2017
OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
31 May 2017 Financial Stability Report media conference
22 Jun 2017 OCR announcement
10 Aug 2017
OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
28 Sep 2017 OCR announcement
9 Nov 2017
OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
29 Nov 2017 Financial Stability Report media conference

For statistics publication dates see the Statistics release calendar