Country and Currency Information

New Zealand
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Time Zone (GMT):+12
Capital City:Wellington
Largest City:Auckland
Currency:New Zealand Dollar = 100 cents
Currency Code:NZD
Banknote Denominations:5 / 10 / 20 / 50 / 100
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:5
Additional Information:Notes are made of polymer

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

New Zealand
Thursday 16 May 2019 5:56pm
Latest update: Entry requirements section (Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)) - From 1 October 2019, British nationals travelling by air or cruise and entering New Zealand without a visa (tourists) will need to hold an ETA before travelling to New Zealand; you will be able to apply for an ETA from July 2019; Entry requirements section (International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL)) - the IVL will be introduced alongside the ETA and will last as long as the ETA is valid

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 24 minutes ago)