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Foreign currency cut-off times

International payments in Internet Banking for Business 

Payments made from NZD accounts:  

  • can be authorised between 7am-11pm on NZ business days 
  • that use a forward exchange contract or dealer rate, can only be authorised from 7am up until the relevant currency cut-off time (see table below).

Payments made from foreign currency accounts: 

  • scheduled for today, can be authorised from 7am up until the relevant currency cut-off time on NZ business days
  • scheduled for a future date, can be authorised at any time outside of 9:30pm-1:30am on NZ business days
  • can’t be authorised during a public holiday in the country of that currency (e.g. USD payments on 4 July, US Independence Day).

Foreign currencies and cut-off times

Currency codeCurrency descriptioncurrency cut-off time
AED UAE DIRHAM 19:00
AUD AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 19:00
BHD BAHRAINI DINAR 07:00
CAD CANADIAN DOLLAR 19:00
CHF SWISS FRANC 19:00
CNY CHINESE RENMINBI 16:30
DKK DANISH KRONE 19:00
EUR EURO 19:00
FJD FIJIAN DOLLAR 15:00
GBP BRITISH POUND STERLING 19:00
HKD HONG KONG DOLLAR 13:30
INR INDIAN RUPEE 16:30
JPY JAPANESE YEN 13:30
KWD KUWAITI DINAR 07:00
MXN MEXICAN PESO 16:30
NOK NORWEGIAN KRONER 19:00
NZD NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR 19:00
PGK PAPUA NEW GUINEA KINA 15:00
PHP PHILLIPINES PESO 16:30
PKR PAKISTAN RUPEE 16:30
SBD SOLOMON ISLANDS DOLLAR 14:00
SEK SWEDISH KRONA 19:00
SGD SINGAPORE DOLLAR 13:30
THB THAILAND BAHT 13:30
TOP TONGAN PA'ANGA 14:00
USD UNITED STATES DOLLAR 19:00
VUV VANUATU VATU 15:00
WST SAMOAN TALA 14:00
XPF CFP FRANC 16:30
ZAR SOUTH AFRICAN RAND 19:00

Exchange rates

View our current exchange rates.