Monetary Policy Challenge


All teams who present in the Monetary Policy Challenge will receive certificates.

National Finalists

Each team will travel to Wellington to compete in the national final on Tuesday 3 July 2018. The Bank will cover the cost of travel to and from Wellington for each team member and one teacher. One night's accommodation will be funded if travel cannot be completed in one day.

Each student in the teams that are selected to compete in the national finals will receive prizes worth $100.

National winner

The national winner will be announced after the national final.

Major prize:

The winning team will travel to Wellington to spend Thursday 9 August 2018 at the Reserve Bank. You will be special guests of the Reserve Bank Governor, as he delivers the Monetary Policy Statement. You'll meet with senior decision makers and see first hand how economic theory is put into practice.

Each student in the winning team will also receive prizes worth $500.

Cash prizes are also awarded to the winning schools:

1st place $2,500

2nd place $1,500

3rd place $750