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The rates on this page are the rates each institution uses to BUY foreign currency from you.

(This rate is different to the one used when they SELL foreign currency to you - we have a separate page for that here ».)

The rates on this page almost always apply when you convert foreign currency coming to you in an international wire transfer. (It will not apply if you try to sell the bank notes or travellers cheques.)

Remember, fees and fee minimums will almost always apply.

This page displays the rates showing on banks on-line fx rates pages. You will need to check with them that they actually use those rates when you do a transaction but they most probably will. Remember they can change often - minute-by-minute.

There are other fx dealers who also offer this service, such as Hi-FX and NZForex and  Direct FX they will be worth checking as well.

Rates (and fees) may be negotiable for larger value transactions (NZ$25,000 or more). It always pays to shop around.

The rates on this page are always up-to-date, and are sourced from each institution's web page. REFRESH this page to ensure you have the latest rates.

Code Currency   ANZ ASB* BNZ Westpac
AUD Australian dollar   0.9219 0.9055 0.9198 0.9236
CAD Canadian dollar   0.9131 0.8931 0.9095 0.9141
CHF Swiss franc   0.7727 0.7594 0.7692 0.7725
EUR Euro   0.6422 0.6285 0.6398 0.6436
FJD Fiji dollar   1.5836 1.5807 1.5797
GBP British pound   0.505 0.4959 0.5032 0.5059
HKD Hong Kong dollar   6.3071 6.2876 6.2901
INR Indian rupee   49.6843 49.5818 50.3255
SGD Singapore dollar   1.0334 1.0111 1.0324 1.0324
THB Thai bhat   26.474 26.14 26.0543
USD United States dollar   0.8151 0.7957 0.8115 0.8179
JPY Japanese yen   87.2 87.13 87.4122
ZAR South African rand   8.9659 8.9538 8.9548

Rates above are current as at 4:15 AM, October 23, 2014

* These are commercial rates for cleared funds on NZD 100,000. They may not be strictly comparable to other bank rates on this page.