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NZD Exchange Rate

Code NZD
Symbol $
Cents & dollars - 10c, 20c, 50c, $1, $2
Dollars - $5, $10, $20, $50, $100

Bro, you comin' over?

Need more New Zealand dollars for your adventure? Or have you just come back from sensational trip and want to get your foreign money changed back to New Zealand dollars? Then you're in luck, because Travel Money NZ can sell you New Zealand currency either way.

In the giant family of nations, New Zealand is often thought as the adorable younger cousin. It only takes one visit for reality to hit; we are the quirky little cousin that has everyone else beaten. Amazing views, the finest snow skiing in the southern hemisphere, the world's best burgers… what else could you possibly need on a holiday? 

Having plenty of New Zealand dollars up your sleeve is essential to making your most of your trip, and Travel Money NZ can ensure you have enough cash to experience the trip of a lifetime.

Coins and notes

Farewell, 5c piece, you're not needed. Otherwise, the New Zealand coins are the same as Australian coins – valued at 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and $2. Notes are valued at $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100.

Facts about the currency

  • Be warned: you’ll cop some hard-hitting questions at the airport if you try entering with more than NZD $10,000 in cash, so make sure you fill out a Border Cash report if you need more than that.
  • The ‘kiwi’ was one of the proposed names for the kiwi currency, which sadly wasn’t selected – but that hasn’t stopped traders from calling it the ‘kiwi’ anyway.
  • The Kiwis have some amazing laws stopping people from going nuts paying for things with coins – you can’t use any more than $5 worth of coins individually worth less than $1 – so no paying for a movie ticket with 10c pieces (you’d miss your movie anyway).