Kōrero: Coins and banknotes

Yellow-eyed penguin commemorative coin

Yellow-eyed penguin commemorative coin

Commemorative coins are issued by the state-owned Reserve Bank and New Zealand Post to mark special occasions, events, people and wildlife. In 2011, $5 yellow-eyed penguin (hoiho) coins were issued to showcase this endangered native species. 2,000 of these copper-nickel coins were minted.

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New Zealand Post

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Coins and banknotes - Commemorative currency and collecting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/36416/yellow-eyed-penguin-commemorative-coin (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012