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the New Zealand dollar

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  • New Zealand, Republic
  • New Zealand dollar
  • Wellington
  • of 268 670 sq. km
  • English (state), Maori (state)
  • NZ (NZL) 554

Monetary unit - the New Zealand dollar=to 100 cents.

To 1907. On territory of the country English notes and coins in the pounds sterling, manufactured by private banks addressed. In 1907. The New Zealand pound has been entered, is simultaneous with granting of New Zealand of the status of dominion. The note issue in the New Zealand pounds also was carried out by six private banks.

On July, 10th 1967. Transferring to a decimal monetary system is carried out and the New Zealand dollar equal to an Aussie dollar is entered.

the Flag New Zealand the Map New Zealand
the Arms New Zealand

Since 1999, are manufactured not Paper denominations, and plastic money. The design remained almost the same, only is a little changed for placement of new functions of protection against fakes, the most obvious change is appearance of two transparent windows. The New Zealand dollar also is the native currency of Niue, Islands Cook, Tokelau and a Pitcairn. In circulation there are denominations of denomination of 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars. The emitter The country Reserve bank acts. A symbol of the New Zealand dollar - NZD .

On face sides of the New Zealand denominations of all nominal values, there is plotting of significant people for the country - Politicians, scientific. So, on a denomination of denomination of 5 dollars the portrait of sir E. Hillari - outstanding is possessed The researcher of the country who the first has subdued the Everest, and in 1985 has reached the South Pole; on 10 dollars - K.Sheppard's who is the leader of movement for the general suffrage in New Zealand portrait; on 20 Dollars - Elizabeth II portrait, queens of Great Britain; on 50 dollars - sir A. Ngata, outstanding The maori politician, the first maoris with higher education; on 100 dollars - lord E. Rezerforda, The known scientist in physics area.

The back of denominations, contains the plotting of various birds: a penguin a hoiho (5 dollars), blue ducks (10 dollars), the falcon a karearea (20 dollars), birds a k├┤kako (50 dollars), birds a mohoua (100 dollars).

Face side of 20 dollars of New Zealand
the Back of 20 dollars of New Zealand

Symbol of New Zealand is the bird of a kiwi representing interesting enough birdie, not able To fly. Besides, local money sometimes names " a kiwi-dollar".

Face side of 50 dollars of New Zealand
the Back of 50 dollars of New Zealand

It is updated 04.2012


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