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Convert NZD to EUR at Best Exchange Rates


There are three amounts that you need to understand if you are to have any chance of getting the best possible NZD to EUR rate, these are :

  1. The NZD/EUR foreign exchange market mid-rate
  2. The transaction margin from the mid-rate you will be charged by your bank or foreign exchange provider
  3. Any fixed or percentage fees for your transfer or currency exchange.

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Right now the NZD/EUR market rate is and represents how many euro you can get for one New Zealand dollar. You can calculate with the current mid-rate using our NZD to EUR calculator below but note the rate will most likely be quite different by the time you make you currency exchange.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.



Why can't I just get the same NZD/EUR market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

When you look up the current New Zealand dollar to euro exchange rate on the web the figure you find quoted on sites like google or mentioned on TV is commonly referred to as the mid-market rate.

NZD to EUR mid-rate on google

NZD to EUR mid-rate on google search

Getting a great NZD to EUR mid-market rate is all about timing, so unless you are able to wait, watch and time the market this is largely beyond your control. This rate will go up and down with varying amounts of volatility depending on the currency pair.

This mid-market rate is really only a reference and is just the starting point for calculating the actual rate you will get for your transaction, luckily we can also use this same rate to determine how good a deal a rate that a provider offers you actually is.

You can use the below NZD to EUR calculator to convert currency amounts using the latest mid-market exchange rates. Then choose your transaction type for specific New Zealand dollar cross rates and reviews of leading foreign exchange providers versus the Banks.

NZD to EUR mid-rate calculator

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New Zealand dollar - Recent Performance

On October 19th, NZD tumbled in value following the news that New Zealand would be led by a Labour government for the first time in nine years, with Jacinda Ardern at the helm.

All had hung on the New Zealand First party’s decision of who to support (the Nationals or Labour) in a coalition following an inconclusive outcome to September’s general election.

After NZ First sided with Labour, NZD fell to a five-month low against USD of 0.697, and to eighteen-month and twenty-month lows against AUD and EUR of 0.889 and 0.589 respectively.

Investors typically dislike political change if deemed unnecessary and so October’s news didn’t sit well.

Furthermore, due to its policies, the mere involvement of NZ First in any coalition displeases investors. The party campaigns on restricting immigration and foreign investment and would like to alter the mandate of the RBNZ to focus less on inflation and more on foreign exchange markets. With that said, New Zealand's currency might have been more resolute had Labour won power via an elected majority.

After the surprising election outcome, it’s unlikely that ABN Amro will be sticking to its forecast for NZD/USD to rise to 0.82 in 2018. The bank predicted as much in September, citing “strong conviction” on future USD weakness, future commodity price rises and potential RBNZ rate hikes as its reasons.

euro - Recent Performance

In mid-October, the euro was floating around 1.18 against the dollar, having pulled back from September’s long-term highs close to 1.21.

Against the British pound, the euro stood at 0.897. It had been as high as 0.9306 in August – a level that hadn’t been achieved since 2009.

Speculation surrounding the end of the ECB’s quantitative easing program has driven euro appreciation this year. For the first time since its introduction, the central bank will discuss tapering QE at its meeting on October 26th.

In September, Dutch bank ABN Amro predicted EUR/USD would rise to 1.3 by the end of 2018. As reasons for the pair’s climb, ABN cited “strong conviction” on future US dollar weakness and less stimulative ECB policy.

In September, HSBC cancelled its forecast for the euro to rise to parity with the pound. HSBC’s revised year-end forecast now places EUR/GBP at 0.893.

A divergence in the paths of monetary policy between the ECB and the Swiss National Bank will lead to EUR/CHF climbing to 1.18 in the medium term, from October's rate of 1.154, according to a prediction by Credit Agricole.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch go one further on EUR/CHF. The bank has a “minimum target” of 1.20 by the end of 2018. BAML says that EUR/CHF “looks cheap relative to its longer-term moving averages.”

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