Foreign currency

Interest rates and fees are current as at 2 October 2016 and are subject to change without notice. Some other service fees may apply from time to time.

Foreign Currency On Call Account

Foreign Currency Account - Fees
Interest rates and fees are current as at 2 October 2016 and are subject to change without notice.

Fee typeFee amount
Depositing foreign cash cash handling charge
2% of foreign amount minimum NZ$35
Depositing other monies foreign cheques, travellers' cheques, bank drafts
NZ$5 per deposit
telegraphic transfer sent to your account
$15 per deposit
Withdrawals from on-call accounts by bank draft
$30 
by telegraphic transfer
$30 via branch, $20 via Business Online 
in cash
1% of value minimum $6
Account maintenance fee All currencies
NZD 10 equivalent per month
The NZD 10 equivalent fee will be charged in your chosen currency and calculated using the cross-currency rate as at the close of the business day prior to charging.

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Foreign Currency Term Investments

Foreign Currency Term Investments - Minimum investments
You can hold a foreign curency term investment for any period from 30 to 180 days, in any of these major currencies.
Currency Minimum amount
Australian dollar AUD 8,000
Canadian dollar CAD 8,000
Euro currency EUR 5,000
British pound GBP 4,000
US dollar USD 5,000

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