of the Reserve Bank is responsible for New Zealand's currency and operating
monetary policy. The Bank manages monetary policy to maintain price
stability, promotes the maintenance of a sound and efficient financial
system and supplies New Zealand bank notes and coins.
The Bank is
required to ensure that, throughout the economy, money works as well as
possible as a mechanism for making transactions, storing value, and keeping
account. The Reserve Bank is not a government department, but is a body
corporate whose finances are included in the Crown accounts.
In pursuit of this, the Bank
shall uphold the following core values: