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Museum

Explore over 150 years of social and financial history. Entry is free.

BNZ Museum is currently closed due to the recent earthquakes. Please contact us for details on our reopening and to arrange a visit at a later date.

School visits

We have a range of activities available for school groups of all ages.

Check out our learning resources.

Exhibits

Banking on gold

BANKING ON GOLD

The discovery of gold rewarded the adventurous. It was the perfect opportunity for BNZ to set up shop. 

Making money

MAKING MONEY

From the artist's drawing pad to the mistreated and well used, discover our collection of early bank notes and coins. 

DC Day

MONEY AND CURRENCY

DC Day saw New Zealand 'go decimal' and farewell pounds, shillings and pence.

People and Banking

PEOPLE AND BANKING

Stories from the people who have shaped our history, highlighting changes in the New Zealand workplace.

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TECHNOLOGY

Bold moves and innovative thinking pushed BNZ into the computer age, paving the way for modern banking. 

Timeline

TIMELINE

The events that have made banking history for BNZ, New Zealand and the world. 

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Buildings

Iconic architecture, from wooden cottages to eco-friendly office buildings across the country.

Promoting

Promoting the Bank

Always running parallel to the business of banking, is the task of bringing business to the bank. 

Brand to life

Bringing the Brand to Life

What's in a name? The development of marketing led the way for decades of community support and sponsorship. 

Heritage has a pop-up!

The BNZ Pop-up Museum is be appearing in BNZ Stores and Partners Centers. Contact Heritage to find out more.