For teachers and students
The Reserve Bank has developed useful resources which may assist teachers and students with their courses and studies.
For more information on class visits to the Bank, see our School visits page.
Worksheets & curricular resources
The PIE Kit (people, inflation, economics) is a resource which was produced by the Reserve Bank in conjunction with Learning Media for Years 9 & 10 pupils. These colourful kits were issued to all secondary schools in New Zealand in March 1997.
For junior students (7 to 8 year olds). A story about inflation with some simple mathematical calculations.
More information on the Bank’s functions and role
A booklet by financial writer Mary Holm outlining ways of evaluating risk when investing your money.
Inflation and deflation in the New Zealand context.
In 2009 the Reserve Bank marked its 75th year of operations three-quarters of a century spanning some of New Zealand’s most tumultuous decades.