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Donald Duck’s Gold and Silver Celebration

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 11:59 am | NZ Mint

A new Donald Duck commemorative coin represents big news for Disney fans, young and old. More >>

Adventure challenge calls young Niueans

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 12:03 pm | NZ Mint

A bond forged more than 25 years ago between New Zealand’s Outward Bound and a leading Auckland businessman is helping two young Niueans to step out of their comfort zones. More >>

NZ Mint goes platinum

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 1:46 pm | NZ Mint

Auckland-based precious metal company New Zealand Mint is now trading platinum. Head of bullion Clare Goldsworthy says while there is only modest demand, adding it to the company’s portfolio completes its precious metal product range. More >>

Gold Report – First Quarter 2014

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 1:02 pm | NZ Mint

Gold is slowly recovering from its lowest price in some years. By December last, gold had dropped below US$1,200 but three months in to the new year and it has recovered slightly to US$1,312 More >>

NZ Mint Releases Doctor Who Monsters

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 3:11 pm | NZ Mint

Doctor Who fans, keep your eyes open: The Daleks are on their way to Earth. But you won’t need the Time Lords to protect you from these alien visitors. New Zealand Mint has released the newest coins in its popular Doctor Who series. More >>

Wider Choice for NZ Bullion Investors

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 5:04 pm | NZ Mint

New Zealand gold investors now have access to a much wider choice of bullion with the news that Auckland’s NZ Mint is now the official local distributor for the Perth Mint. More >>

Race against time - limited edition Doctor Who gold coin!

Monday, 16 September 2013, 4:37 pm | NZ Mint

You’ll need to race against time if you want get your hands on the latest Doctor Who coin - there are only 250 in the known universe. More >>

Record return on Doctor Who 50th anniversary coin

Monday, 15 July 2013, 2:19 pm | NZ Mint

An international bidding frenzy has a seen a silver Dr Who 50th anniversary commemorative coin sell for more than 15 times its $155 face value. The coin, made of .999 silver and struck by New Zealand Mint in collaboration with BBC Worldwide, features an engraved ... More >>

New Fijian Coin Last To Carry Queen’s Effigy

Monday, 10 December 2012, 2:41 pm | NZ Mint

News Release 10 December 2012 New Fijian Coin Last To Carry Queen’s Effigy New Zealand Mint has released a new gold bullion coin that is the final Fijian coin to carry the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. From next year the country is replacing the ... More >>

Queen’s head secures NZ Mint future

Friday, 23 November 2012, 1:40 pm | NZ Mint

Queen’s head secures NZ Mint future The New Zealand Mint has today re-signed a ten year deal with the government of Niue for the management of the Queen’s effigy on Niuean collectable coins. The deal is worth a minimum of $6m over ten years to ... More >>

Gold Update April 2012

Monday, 23 April 2012, 4:00 pm | NZ Mint

Bullion market remains strong As the financial year closes, New Zealand Mint’s Mike O’Kane tracks gold’s progress Despite new confidence about improving global economies, gold remains popular across the three major markets. US market Overall ... More >>

NZ Mint To Create SpongeBob Squarepants Silver Coins

Wednesday, 26 October 2011, 3:47 pm | NZ Mint

Auckland-based New Zealand Mint has partnered with PFG Precious Metals, a division of PFGBEST, to manufacture, produce and distribute a limited edition four-coin set featuring characters from Nickelodeon’s global pop culture phenomenon SpongeBob ... More >>

Gold Price Reaches New Heights: NZ Mint Comments

Thursday, 3 March 2011, 5:36 pm | NZ Mint

The gold price hit USD 1,435.75 an ounce today, with the price looking set to rise in both USD and NZD terms. NZ Mint head bullion trader Mike O’Kane says the price is influenced by both domestic and international factors. More >>

Usher in the Year of the Rabbit

Thursday, 3 February 2011, 12:25 pm | NZ Mint

The beginning of the Lunar New Year is traditionally a significant celebration to the Chinese community around the world and in New Zealand In time for this auspicious occasion which begins today, 3 February 2011, New Zealand Mint has released a 1oz ... More >>

NZ Mint Gold Report 2010

Wednesday, 15 December 2010, 4:17 pm | NZ Mint

2010 will be remembered for the ballooning price of gold. NZ Mint head bullion dealer Mike O’Kane gives a retrospect on this year’s golden run for the metal. Even though Q1 tends to be strong for gold with Chinese and Indian festivals and a return ... More >>

Gold Prices Surges to Record Highs

Wednesday, 15 September 2010, 5:14 pm | NZ Mint

Gold has surged more than 2% to a record price of $US1270 per ounce as investors turn to the precious metal as a safe haven asset. More >>

Rollercoaster ride for the gold price

Friday, 10 September 2010, 4:28 pm | NZ Mint

The gold price looked set to break record highs this week as investors worried about the health of Europe’s banks and levels of potentially risky government debt. The uncertainty saw investors avoid stocks and bonds and look at the Yen, Treasuries ... More >>

Flight to gold sees financial markets struggle

Wednesday, 12 May 2010, 1:57 pm | NZ Mint

Turmoil is good for the price of gold and again financial markets are struggling against a tide of opinion that the Euro bailout package may not succeed. More >>

Gold price surges: NZ Mint comments

Friday, 7 May 2010, 12:58 pm | NZ Mint

The gold price has passed though USD$1200 an ounce as investors seek safe havens from the financial unrest in Europe and significant drops in the DJI and NASDAQ overnight (May 6/7). More >>

Coin commemorates 35 years since Vietnam

Friday, 30 April 2010, 9:21 am | NZ Mint

During the Vietnam War, tiny slips of paper are estimated to have saved thousands of lives. More >>