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.

13 Apr 2017
NEWS  New edition of 'Upside downside: a guide to risk for savers and investors'
The Reserve Bank today released a new edition of its popular guide to managing the risks involved in saving and investing.
07 Apr 2017
NEWS  Reserve Bank updates its assessment of money laundering and terrorism financing risks
The Reserve Bank today published an updated assessment of the money laundering and terrorism financing risks that face the financial sector.
05 Apr 2017
NEWS  New statistics give more insight into banking sector
The Reserve Bank today began publishing new monthly statistics that will provide greater insight into the structure and activities of the banking sector.
30 Mar 2017
NEWS  Input sought on insurer law review
The Reserve Bank today published an issues paper for its review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (IPSA).
29 Mar 2017
NEWS  Bulletin article reviews business cycle
More subdued growth, due to persistent spare capacity in the global economy following the GFC, has been a key feature of the current New Zealand business cycle.
30 Mar 2017
INSURANCE CONSULTATION  Review of the Insurance Prudential Supervision Act 2010
On 30 March 2017, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand published an Issues Paper on the Review for consultation. The consultation closes on 30 June 2017.
28 Mar 2017
BANK CONSULTATION  Review of the outsourcing policy for registered banks
The current outsourcing requirements date back to 2006 and apply to all locally incorporated banks whose New Zealand liabilities exceed $10 billion. The current policy is mainly focused on underpinning the provision of liquidity to the financial system in the event of stress or failure of a bank or of a service provider to a bank. While these objectives are still valid, it is good practice to review policies from time to time, in particular as the regulatory landscape has changed over the last nine years.
17 Feb 2017
BRIEFING TO THE MINISTER  2016 Briefing to the Incoming Minister

Upcoming events

2017

 
11 May 2017 OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
31 May 2017 Financial Stability Report media conference
22 Jun 2017 OCR announcement
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

For statistics publication dates see the Statistics release calendar