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.

28 Jun 2017
NEWS  Statement of Intent outlines RBNZ's priorities
The Reserve Bank's commitment to price and financial stability in an uncertain global environment is underlined in the Bank's Statement of Intent (SOI) for 2017-2020.
27 Jun 2017
NEWS  Reserve Bank broadens engagement with stakeholders
The Reserve Bank continues to broaden its engagement with a diverse range of stakeholders to provide accountability, and to promote understanding and dialogue, Head of Communications, Mike Hannah, said in a speech released today.
22 Jun 2017
NEWS  Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent
The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent.
16 Jun 2017
NEWS  Bulletin article outlines recent developments in financial market benchmarks
An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin provides an overview of the importance of benchmarks, which are used to price, value and evaluate financial market transactions.
15 Jun 2017
NEWS  Bulletin article reviews current economic expansion
The sensitivity of the New Zealand economy to global developments has been underlined in the Reserve Bank Bulletin.
28 Jun 2017
LETTER OF EXPECTATIONS  Letter of expectations 2017
27 Jun 2017
08 Jun 2017
BANK CONSULTATION  Serviceability restrictions as a potential macroprudential tool in New Zealand
The Reserve Bank is consulting on the possibility of debt to income (DTI) or other similar serviceability restrictions being added to the toolkit set out in the Memorandum of Understanding on Macroprudential Policy.
07 Jun 2017
POLICY TARGETS AGREEMENT  Policy Targets Agreement for 2017
31 May 2017
FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT  Financial Stability Report for May 2017
11 May 2017
MONETARY POLICY STATEMENT  Monetary Policy Statement for May 2017

Upcoming events

2017

27 June 2017 Speech by Head of Communications Mike Hannah - 'Engaging with our stakeholders to promote understanding, accountability and dialogue'. 8.30am NZST
30 Jun 2017 Consultation closes on the Issues Paper for the review of the Insurance Prudential Supervision Act 2010
1 Aug 2017 Deadline for paper submission for Housing, household debt and policy
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
11-12 Dec 2017 Housing, household debt and policy

2018

8 Feb 2018 OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
22 Mar 2018 OCR announcement
10 May 2018 OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
30 May 2018 Financial Stability Report media conference

For statistics publication dates see the Statistics release calendar