View the Reserve Bank’s latest news conferences, educational videos, speeches and lectures. Older videos are available on the Reserve Bank’s YouTube channel.
A full-length video of the latest Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) news conference. The video provides a link to previous MPS news conferences.
A highlights reel of the latest Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) news conference.
A full-length video of the latest Financial Stability Report (FSR) news conference. The video provides a link to previous FSR news conferences.
A highlights reel of the latest Financial Stability Report (FSR) news conference.
Stress testing is a tool to assess how banks might cope with a severe economic downturn. This video explains how stress tests work and why the Reserve Bank of New Zealand uses them in its role as prudential regulator.
The Reserve Bank uses the six-weekly Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision to dial up or down the cost of money, which affects our spending, saving and investing decisions. Learn how the OCR affects you.
A short animated video about how the New Zealand economy works, who the main players are and the Reserve Bank's key role.
A short animated video about how money works - its functions and the role the Reserve Bank plays in it.
Ryland Thomas, author of 'Money creation in the modern economy', explains how money is created and the central bank's role in money creation.
Head of Macro Financial Stability, Bernard Hodgetts, explains the role of macro-prudential policy and the tools the Reserve Bank has to smooth out boom-bust cycles.
Head of Prudential Supervision, Toby Fiennes, explains how regulation helps to promote a sound and efficient financial system, and why everyone has a role to play.
Head of Economics, John McDermott, explains how inflation is measured and how it manifests itself in everyday life. He also explains the importance of maintaining price stability.
Governor Graeme Wheeler explains the Bank's monetary policy decision-making process, and the essential role of the Governing Committee. September 2015.
A short presentation to explain the concept of compound interest, and how it affects your savings.
Introducing pioneering New Zealand economist Bill Phillips' amazing hydro-mechanical economic computer.
An introduction to the history and role of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand as revealed in the displays in the Reserve Bank Museum & Education Centre, Wellington, New Zealand.
Matthew Wright discusses his Bulletin article 'The imagery and themes of the Series 7 ‘Brighter Money’ banknotes'.
Economic analyst Amber Watson discusses her Bulletin article 'Disruption or distraction? How digitisation is changing New Zealand banks and core banking systems'
Find out what happens to New Zealand banknotes, from how they are made, sorted and circulated, to what happens when they are no longer fit for circulation.
Banknote gauges to help people with sight loss better identify New Zealand’s currency have been released by the Reserve Bank in collaboration with organisations representing the blindness community.
Compliments of the Royal Canadian Mint, this video shows how Anzac circulating commemorative coins are made.
On 11 April 2016, Governor-General Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae along with the Reserve Bank launched the final three denominations in a series of new banknotes that include new security features.
Watch the videos of the Brighter Money launch, from the first announcement in November 2014 to the launch of the $20, $50 and $100 banknotes in April 2016.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's new Brighter Money notes are now in circulation. Take a look at what Hauraki's Matt and Jeremy have been up to with the brand new $20 note.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's new Brighter Money notes are now in circulation! The Hits' Flynny was lucky enough to check out the $50 note.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's new Brighter Money notes are now in circulation. ZM's Guy and Georgia were lucky enough to check out the $100 note.
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand discusses the Bank’s risk management framework, reserves management, and relationship with the Government in a video interview with Central Banking.com. The interview follows Mr Bascand’s recent speech to the National Asset-Liability Management conference in London.
Deputy Governor, Geoff Bascand, explains our approach to communication, and the importance of transparency and credibility.
A public lecture by Howard Davies, Director of the London School of Economics, introduced by Dr Alan Bollard held on 30 July 2009, Wellington, New Zealand.
The Bill Phillips lecture by Dr Alan Bollard, 16 July 2008.
Watch the winning presentation from Waikato Diocesan School for Girls, 2nd place presentation from Scots College and third place presentation from Macleans College at the 2016 national final of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary Policy Challenge (MPC).
A video featuring recent Graduates and their experience of the Graduate Programme, the bank culture, and the opportunities available.
A video featuring employees who were originally recruited as Graduates and their experiences and career path so far.
A video focusing on the bank's purpose and structure and includes a broad overview of how the Graduate programme works.