Useful pages for school projects
You may also want to look at the About Us section for more information about the Reserve Bank.
Explaining currency: New
Zealand’s bank notes and coins (PDF 398KB)
General information on New Zealand’s bank notes and coins, including pictures.
You may also want to look at the Notes and Coins section for more information.
A one-page fact sheet on what inflation is in the New Zealand context.
What is the Official Cash
A one-page fact sheet on the primary instrument that the Reserve Bank uses to implement monetary policy.
The Official Cash Rate in action
A detailed look at how the Official Cash Rate works and how it affects the economy.
The PIE (People, Inflation, Economics) Kit An educational resource for Year 9 & 10 students.
The Tale of the TT2
A story about inflation for junior students.
You may also want to look at the Monetary Policy section for more information.