Latest RBNZ News

External report highlights material shortcomings with Westpac NZ’s risk governance
Westpac NZ actions findings of independent risk governance review
MPC continues to reduce monetary stimulus
Views sought on debt servicing restrictions framework
RBNZ Chief Economist and MPC member departing after 25 years
Financial system well-placed to support economic recovery despite uncertainty and risks
Housing matters for financial stability risks
2021 Full Year Results – Chief Financial Officer Farhan Faruqui speaking notes
Inaugural Insurance Stress Test highlights reliance on reinsurance
Climate Changed 2021 & Beyond
Review of overseas bank branches underway
Robust balance sheets yield faster economic recovery
Views sought on enforcement framework
RBNZ Senior Leadership Team structure
Christian Hawkesby appointed RBNZ Deputy Governor
Government failures make interest rate pain worse
Monetary Stimulus Further Reduced – Official Cash rate raised to 0.50 percent
Maintaining focus on economic wellbeing and prosperity
Reserve Bank consults on future of money
Reserve Bank tightens LVR restrictions
Reserve Bank focused on responding to long-term challenges and opportunities
Reserve Bank’s response to Minister of Finance
RBNZ confirms Govt isn’t doing enough on housing
Updated weights for Trade-Weighted Index 11 December
Monetary policy and financial stability dates for 2022
Reserve Bank proposes reinstating LVR restrictions
Reserve Bank issues formal directions to Pacific International Insurance
Monetary Policy Challenges for a Small Open Economy during COVID-19
Reserve Bank invites feedback on scope of Insurance Act and structure of Solvency Standards
Reserve Bank to assess ESAS outage
New Zealand’s financial system supported by health, fiscal and monetary policy responses
South Pacific Central Bank Governors’ committed to cost effective remittances
Reserve Bank reviewing internal information processes
Reserve Bank launches consultation to implement Capital Review changes
More monetary stimulus provided
Griffith and ADB host forum on Pacific Island COVID-19 impacts
Sustainable Finance: earlier we act, greater opportunities
RBNZ signs ISDA’s IBOR Fallbacks Protocol
Progressing climate action by driving transformational change
Working together to support economic recovery, strengthen resilience, and develop culture
Reserve Bank releases guidance to help build cyber resilience
Reserve Bank seeks to preserve benefits of cash
Maintaining monetary and financial stability and delivering on our commitments
Reserve Bank relaunches Insurance Act review
Prolonged Monetary Support Necessary
Te Ao Māori i Te Pūtea Matua
Stress test reinforces importance of bank capital
Work on Insurance Act Review resumes