This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete. New zealand currency trading Zealand from 1840 until 1967, when it was replaced by the New Zealand dollar.
As a result of the great depression of the early 1930s, the New Zealand agricultural export market to the UK was badly affected. Initially, British and Australian coins circulated in New Zealand. 1946 and in cupro-nickel from 1947. When the UK introduced the nickel-brass twelve sided threepenny bit, New Zealand continued to use the smaller silver coin until decimalisation in 1967. Arms of New Zealand on a background of Māori carvings. These images are to scale at 2. For table standards, see the coin specification table.