According to a press release dated 11 December 2017, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand has appointed Adrian Orr to a five-year term as Reserve Bank Governor, effective 27 March 2018. Orr takes over from Grant Spencer, acting governor from 27 September 2017. Courtesy of Aidan Work.
On 19 November 2014, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand unveiled the designs for a new family of “Brighter Money” banknotes with upgraded security features. The new notes will be released progressively, by denomination. The target release date for the $5 and $10 is October 2015, with the $20, $50