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Welcome to the Reserve Bank media room. This is the first point of contact for journalists looking for news releases, comment from the Bank, speeches or information regarding press conferences.

22 Jun 2017
NEWS  Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent
The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent.
16 Jun 2017
NEWS  Bulletin article outlines recent developments in financial market benchmarks
An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin provides an overview of the importance of benchmarks, which are used to price, value and evaluate financial market transactions.
15 Jun 2017
NEWS  Bulletin article reviews current economic expansion
The sensitivity of the New Zealand economy to global developments has been underlined in the Reserve Bank Bulletin.
14 Jun 2017
NEWS  Reserve Bank offers to purchase NZ Government December 2017 nominal bonds
As is usual ahead of a government bond maturity, and as advised by the New Zealand Debt Management Office on 25 May 2017, the Reserve Bank offers to purchase NZ government bonds maturing 15 December 2017 for liquidity management purposes.
08 Jun 2017
NEWS  Debt to Income limit consultation
The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper seeking feedback on serviceability restrictions such as debt to income (DTI) limits being added to its macro prudential toolkit.
08 Jun 2017
BANK CONSULTATION  Serviceability restrictions as a potential macroprudential tool in New Zealand
The Reserve Bank is consulting on the possibility of debt to income (DTI) or other similar serviceability restrictions being added to the toolkit set out in the Memorandum of Understanding on Macroprudential Policy.
07 Jun 2017
POLICY TARGETS AGREEMENT  Policy Targets Agreement for 2017
31 May 2017
FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT  Financial Stability Report for May 2017
11 May 2017
MONETARY POLICY STATEMENT  Monetary Policy Statement for May 2017
01 May 2017
BANK CONSULTATION  Review of the capital adequacy framework for registered banks
The review of the capital adequacy framework aims to identify the most appropriate capital adequacy framework for locally incorporated registered banks, taking into account experience with the current framework and international developments.
26 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
DISCUSSION PAPER  Explosiveness in G11 currencies

Upcoming events

2017

27 June 2017 Speech by Head of Communications Mike Hannah - 'Engaging with our stakeholders to promote understanding, accountability and dialogue'. 8.30am NZST
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

2018

8 Feb 2018 OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
22 Mar 2018 OCR announcement
10 May 2018 OCR announcement and Monetary Policy Statement media conference
30 May 2018 Financial Stability Report media conference

For statistics publication dates see the Statistics release calendar