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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is New Zealand’s central bank. We promote a sound and dynamic monetary and financial system.

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RBNZ Act 2021: strengthening and modernising Ngā Pūtake our legislative foundations

When our new foundational legislation – the RBNZ Act 2021 comes into effect in July this year it will fundamentally change how Te Pūtea Matua operates and is governed.The new Act will strengthen our accountability and transparency, and bring us closer to what is required of Crown Entities in terms of decision making, reporting and external monitoring. Watch this short overview to find out more about the upcoming changes.

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Measures for Assessing the Sustainability of House Prices in New Zealand

There are a wide range of perspectives and measures to describe the housing market. This Analytical Note collates metrics that are most relevant for our framework for house price sustainability into a suite of indicators. This suite can help inform whether house prices are becoming more or less sustainable.

Full Analytical Note https://bit.ly/2Y6ZKax

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Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 2021

We now have new foundational legislation – the RBNZ Act 2021. When this comes into force next year it will replace the parts of the current Act 1989 that relate to our institutional arrangements.

Our new Act is aimed at modernising how RBNZ operates and is governed. It will strengthen our accountability and transparency, and bring us closer to what is required of Crown Entities in terms of decision making, reporting and external monitoring.

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Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the wake of COVID: Panel Discussion

Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Treasury workshop: Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the wake of COVID. 22 June 2021.

Panel Discussion: Key issues in public sector policy.

Dominick Stephens, The Treasury, Moderator

Public sector Chief Economists:
– Bronwyn Croxson (Ministry of Health)
– Yuong Ha (RBNZ)
– Joanne Leung (Transport)
– Donna Purdue (MBIE)

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Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the wake of COVID: Staff paper 5

Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Treasury workshop: Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the wake of COVID. 22 June 2021.

Staff paper 5: The Welfare Implications of a Dual Mandate for Monetary Policy Punnoose Jacob/Murat Ozbilgin, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Discussant: Dennis Wesselbaum, University of Otago.

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Dr. Caralee McLiesh Secretary to the Treasury

Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Treasury workshop: Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the wake of COVID. 22 June 2021.

Dr Caralee McLiesh, Secretary to the Treasury: New challenges for macroeconomic stabilisation policy: the role of fiscal policy.

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