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Even at record prices, is it time to buy gold?

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 12:26 pm | NZ Mint

There was a transposition in the fifth paragraph of the NZ Mint press release sent out earlier today. Please see the attached with the now correct sentence highlighted. We apologise for any inconvenience this error may have caused More >>

Gold standard advocate to speak in New Zealand

Tuesday, 29 September 2009, 12:59 pm | NZ Mint

One of the world’s leading advocates of aligning currency to a gold standard is to be the keynote speaker at a dinner in New Zealand in October.

Professor Antal Fekete believes the world – and in particular the Unites States – is heading for an inevitable monetary crisis because governments do not hold sufficient gold reserves to support the fast growing supply of their currencies. More >>

NZ Mint opens Bullion Exchange

Monday, 24 August 2009, 11:55 am | NZ Mint

New Zealand has its first precious metal Bullion Exchange. Auckland-based NZ Mint has opened the country’s first gold and silver trading floor in its new headquarters in the city’s CBD. More >>

Bounty coins are their own reward

Wednesday, 8 October 2008, 11:59 am | NZ Mint

Two hundred and nineteen years after the infamous munity onboard the H.M.A.V Bounty, an exclusive set of coins has been produced by the New Zealand Mint to celebrate the dramatic events. More >>

New Zealand Mint commemorates Year of the Rat

Thursday, 7 February 2008, 9:35 am | NZ Mint

Today is the first day of the year 4706 in the Chinese calendar and to celebrate, the New Zealand Mint has produced a number of limited edition one ounce legal tender silver commemorative coins. More >>

Gold hits new high

Wednesday, 9 January 2008, 11:08 am | NZ Mint

The price of gold has hit an all-time high reaching US$880 (NZ$1,130) per ounce overnight. New Zealand Mint bullion dealer Mike O’Kane says the global price has risen 26 per cent in the past 12 months due primarily to uncertainty in world markets. More >>

Sputnik anniversary coin blasts off

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 9:25 am | NZ Mint

On 4 October 1957 the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics (USSR) launched Sputnik I into orbit and began the space race. Now a half century later, the New Zealand Mint has produced a special limited edition commemorative coin celebrating that fantastic ... More >>

New Zealand Mint has a new blog

Monday, 21 May 2007, 9:58 am | NZ Mint

New Zealand Mint has started a blog tracking gold prices and factors influencing price at The blog is written by Michael O'Kane, New Zealand Mint's bullion manager. The Mint has seen a huge increase in the number of people ... More >>

Perfect time for Kiwis to invest in gold

Thursday, 19 April 2007, 4:26 pm | NZ Mint

Go for gold. That’s the advice from a local precious metal expert who says the current weak US dollar makes gold an excellent investment option for New Zealanders. More >>

Bullion trade appointment at The New Zealand Mint

Tuesday, 23 May 2006, 11:23 am | NZ Mint

Michael O'Kane has been appointed Head Trader-bullion at The New Zealand Mint in Auckland. Michael was most recently a financial markets dealer with ASB Bank. More >>

NZ company makes Hillary Gold

Wednesday, 21 May 2003, 1:25 pm | NZ Mint

A New Zealand company has won the international tender for a coin programme celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Conquest of Everest. New Zealand Mint has been awarded the global contract from the Kingdom of Nepal. This contract grants sole worldwide ... More >>