The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Also known as:

  • Te Pūtea Matua

"The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ, Māori: Te Pūtea Matua) is the central bank of New Zealand. It was established in 1934 and is currently constituted under the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 2021." (wikipedia)

The Reserve Bank Building was designed as early as 1966 by Ministry of Works architects. It was constructed on the corner of The Terrace and Bowen Street from February 1971 to June 1972.

See also:

Guy Ngan, ‘Taiaha’ (1972), Reserve Bank Building, CBD, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2020