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.

29 Jun 2016
NEWS  RBNZ outlines priorities in Statement of Intent
The Reserve Bank is positioning itself to meet the challenges posed by the economic and financial environment, Governor Graeme Wheeler said today when releasing the Statement of Intent (SOI) for 2016-2019.
27 Jun 2016
NEWS  New statistics show mortgage lending by payment type
The Reserve Bank has introduced a new data table (C32) which presents statistics on new and existing residential mortgage lending by payment type – interest-only, and principal-and-interest loans.
27 Jun 2016
NEWS  Reserve Bank consulting on dual registration for non-systemic banks
The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper on its approach to the registration of foreign-owned banks that have a small, non-systemic, locally incorporated presence in New Zealand.
23 Jun 2016
NEWS  Six teams selected for Monetary Policy Challenge national final
Six finalists from Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch have made it through to the finals of the Reserve Bank’s 15th Monetary Policy Challenge.
16 Jun 2016
NEWS  RBNZ Bulletin examines forecast performance
The Reserve Bank today published a Bulletin article documenting the performance of the Bank’s forecasts over the period 2009 to 2015.

Upcoming events

2016

13 Jul 2016 Presentation to Manawatu Chamber of Commerce
4 Aug 2016
Consultation closes on default option for publishing submissions
11 Aug 2016
OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
12 Aug 2016
Consultation closes on review of outsourcing policy for registered banks
24 Aug 2016  Consultation closes on dual registration policy for small foreign banks
22 Sep 2016 OCR announcement
10 Nov 2016
OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
30 Nov 2016 Financial Stability Report media conference
7-8 Dec 2016 4th Continuing Education in Macroeconometrics Workshop

2017

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