Media Statements archive

Updated criteria for New Zealand Government Securities Tender Counterparty Registration

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 11 Jul 2019

The Treasury have today released an updated Primary Market Access Framework. The framework outlines the acceptance criteria and ongoing requirements for eligibility to participate in New Zealand Government Securities (NZGS) tenders.

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule - September 2019 Quarter

Media statement
Issue date: 
Wed 26 Jun 2019

The Treasury has announced details of the regular New Zealand Government Bond tender schedule for the September quarter of the 2019/20 fiscal year. Formal confirmation of each tender occurs on announcement dates.

Changes to Kiwi Bond Interest Rates

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 6 Jun 2019

The Treasury today announced changes to the interest rates available on Kiwi Bonds, effective from 6 June 2019.

2019/20 New Zealand Government Bond Programme Set at NZ$10 Billion

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 30 May 2019

In conjunction with the Budget Economic and Fiscal Update 2019, the Treasury has updated the forecast core Crown borrowing programme.

Proposed update to criteria for accessing New Zealand Government Securities tenders announced

Media statement
Issue date: 
Tue 30 Apr 2019

The Treasury today released a consultation document on proposed amendments to the criteria for participating in New Zealand Government Securities (NZGS) tenders.

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule - June 2019 Quarter

Media statement
Issue date: 
Wed 27 Mar 2019

The Treasury has announced details of the regular New Zealand Government Bond tender schedule for the June quarter of the 2018/19 fiscal year. Formal confirmation of each tender occurs on announcement dates.

Changes to Kiwi Bond Interest Rates

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Issue date: 
Thu 21 Mar 2019

The Treasury today announced changes to the interest rates available on Kiwi Bonds, effective from 21 March 2019.

Repurchase Programme of 15 April 2020 Nominal Bond Announced

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Issue date: 
Tue 19 Mar 2019

The Treasury had previously announced plans to commence a repurchase programme of the 15 April 2020 nominal bonds in the 2018/2019 fiscal year, with the amount repurchased depending on portfolio requirements and market conditions.

Enhanced oversight of debt management and export credit

Media statement
Issue date: 
Wed 27 Feb 2019

The Treasury has established the Capital Markets Advisory Committee (CMAC) to strengthen assurance for its debt management, treasury services and export credit functions.

Andrew Hagan appointed Director, Capital Markets

Media statement
Issue date: 
Tue 29 Jan 2019

Treasury Deputy Secretary Financial and Commercial, Jon Grayson, today announced the appointment of Andrew Hagan as Director, Capital Markets. 

2018/19 New Zealand Government Bond Programme Unchanged at NZ$8 Billion

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 13 Dec 2018

In conjunction with the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update 2018, the Treasury has updated the forecast Core Crown borrowing programme.

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule - March 2019 Quarter

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 13 Dec 2018

The Treasury has announced details of the regular New Zealand Government Bond tender schedule for the March quarter of the 2018/19 fiscal year. Formal confirmation of each tender occurs on announcement dates.

Changes to Kiwi Bond Interest Rates

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 6 Dec 2018

The Treasury today announced changes to the interest rates available on Kiwi Bonds, effective from 6 December 2018. The interest rates for the two-year Kiwi Bonds decreased from 2.00% to 1.75%.

Final New Zealand Government Bond Tender for December 2018 Quarter Now 14 December 2018

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Issue date: 
Wed 14 Nov 2018

The Treasury announces an update to details of the regular New Zealand Government Bond tender schedule for the December quarter of the 2018/19 fiscal year.

Alteration to NZDMO name

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 8 Oct 2018

The Treasury is making a minor modification to the New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) name by removing the word ‘Office’ from the current title.

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule – December 2018 Quarter

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 27 Sep 2018

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office has announced details of the regular government bond tender schedule for the December quarter of the 2018/19 fiscal year. Formal confirmation of each tender occurs on announcement dates.

Head of NZDMO update

Media statement
Issue date: 
Tue 26 Jun 2018

The Treasury has today announced acting arrangements for the Head of New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO), following Sarah Vrede’s resignation announced 31 May.

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule – September 2018 Quarter

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Issue date: 
Wed 20 Jun 2018

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office has announced details of the regular government bond tender schedule for the first quarter of the 2018/19 fiscal year. Formal confirmation of each tender occurs on announcement dates.

Resignation of Sarah Vrede, Head of New Zealand Debt Management Office

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 31 May 2018

The Head of the New Zealand Debt Management Office, Sarah Vrede, has resigned from the Treasury to take up company director and consulting roles, Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf announced today.

Advisory Note: Changes to Issuance Approach for Treasury Bills

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 17 May 2018
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2018/19 New Zealand Government Bond Programme Set at $8 Billion

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 17 May 2018

In conjunction with the Budget Economic and Fiscal Update 2018, the Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) has updated its borrowing programme.

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule – June 2018 Quarter

Media statement
Issue date: 
Wed 28 Mar 2018

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office has announced details of the regular government bond tender schedule for the fourth quarter of the 2017/18 fiscal year. Formal confirmation of each tender occurs on announcement dates.

Issue of 20 April 2029 Nominal Bond Announced

Media statement
Issue date: 
Tue 13 Mar 2018

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) has today announced that $2.0 billion of 20 April 2029 nominal bonds have been issued via syndication.

Launch of 20 April 2029 Nominal Bond Announced – Tender Scheduled for 15 March 2018 Cancelled

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 12 Mar 2018

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) announces the launch of a new 3.00% coupon 20 April 2029 nominal bond by way of syndication.

Syndicate for Launch of 20 April 2029 Nominal Bond Announced

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 8 Mar 2018

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) has today announced the appointment of the following joint lead managers to form the syndication panel for launch of the 20 April 2029 nominal bond:

 

Repurchase Programme of 15 March 2019 Nominal Bond Announced

Media statement
Issue date: 
Tue 6 Mar 2018

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) have previously announced plans to commence a repurchase programme of the 15 March 2019 nominal bond in the 2017/18 fiscal year, with the amount repurchased depending on portfolio requirements an

Advisory Note - Head of Portfolio Management resignation

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 16 Feb 2018

This is to advise that Murray Jones, Head of Portfolio Management has resigned from the Treasury’s Debt Management Office.

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule – March 2018 Quarter

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 14 Dec 2017

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office has announced details of the regular government bond tender schedule for the third quarter of the 2017/18 fiscal year. Formal confirmation of each tender occurs on announcement dates.

2017/18 New Zealand Government Bond Programme Unchanged at $7.0 Billion

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 14 Dec 2017

In conjunction with the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update 2017, the Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office has updated its New Zealand Government Bond (NZGB) programme.

Final New Zealand Government Bond Tender For December 2017 Quarter Now 15 December 2017

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 1 Dec 2017

The Treasury’s New Zealand Debt Management Office announces an update to details of the regular bond tender schedule for the second quarter of the 2017/2018 fiscal year.

NZDMO Announces Postponement to Launch of 20 April 2029 Nominal Bond

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 6 Nov 2017

The New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) announces that the launch of a new 20 April 2029 nominal bond, by syndication, is now expected to occur between 1 January 2018 and 30 June 2018.  

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule - December 2017 Quarter

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 28 Sep 2017

The New Zealand Debt Management Office announces details of the regular government bond tender schedule for the second quarter of the 2017/18 fiscal year:

New Zealand Government Bond Programmes Remain Unchanged

Media statement
Issue date: 
Wed 23 Aug 2017

Sarah Vrede
Director, Financial Operations and Head of NZDMO

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule - September 2017 Quarter

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 22 Jun 2017

The New Zealand Debt Management Office announces details of the regular government bond tender schedule for the first quarter of the 2017/18 fiscal year:

2017/18 New Zealand Government Bond Programme Set at $7.0 Billion

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 25 May 2017

Andrew Hagan
Acting Director and Head of NZDMO

In conjunction with the Budget Economic and Fiscal Update 2017, the New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) has updated its New Zealand Government Bond (NZGB) programmes.

New Zealand Government Bond Tender Schedule - Quarter Ending 30 June 2017

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 23 Mar 2017

The New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) announces details of the regular government bond tender schedule for the fourth quarter of the 2016/17 fiscal year: