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The New Zealand dollar is the currency and legal tender of New Zealand, the Cook Islands, Niue, the Ross Dependency, Tokelau, and a British territory, the Pitcairn Islands. In the context of currency trading, it is sometimes informally refferred to as the Kiwi or Kiwi dollar, since New Zealand is commonly associated with the indigenous bird. In fact, the one-dollar coin depicts a kiwi!The New Zealand dollar is consistently one of the top 10 most traded currencies in the world.
New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island and the South Island and around 600 smaller islands. New Zealand is situated some 1,500 kilometres east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and roughly 1,000 kilometres south of the Pacific island areas of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Due to its extreme remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans, and developed a distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal, and plant life.
New Zealand is home to the iconic Lord of the Rings movies. Not only did they broadcast the first ever weather report in Elvish language in 2012, they have also issued currency with hobbits on the notes - the only country in the world to do so.
The New Zealand Dollar is the official currency of New Zealand. The ISO 4127 currency code for the New Zealand Dollar is NZD.