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Convert NZD to HKD 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 HKD rate, these are :

  1. The NZD/HKD 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.

1 New Zealand dollar equals
Hong Kong dollar 1=


Right now the NZD/HKD market rate is and represents how many Hong Kong dollar you can get for one New Zealand dollar. You can calculate with the current mid-rate using our NZD to HKD 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/HKD market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

When you look up the current New Zealand dollar to Hong Kong dollar 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 HKD mid-rate on google

NZD to HKD mid-rate on google search

Getting a great NZD to HKD 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 HKD 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 HKD mid-rate calculator

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1 NZD equals
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New Zealand dollar - market update

It was a game of two halves for the New Zealand dollar in 2017. The currency gained more than 9% against the US dollar by late July, climbing to rates above 0.755, but had given back 80% of those gains approaching year-end, at rates close to 0.705. The New Zealand dollar struggled in the second half of the year as central banks around the world became far more hawkish than the RBNZ. The result of October’s general election – a win for the Jacinda Ardern led Labour party – also weighed on the “kiwi” later in the year.

ABN Amro are, overall, predicting a relatively stable 2018 for NZD as the RBNZ moves slowly towards monetary tightening, although the Dutch bank’s analysts are expecting the currency to continue to underperform slightly against the currencies of important trading partners.

ABN sees NZD/USD falling in the coming year to 0.675. For NZD/AUD and NZD/EUR, ABN expects 2018 year-end rates of 0.9 and 0.587 respectively, from rates in December ’17 close to 0.91 and 0.595.

Hong Kong dollar - market update

The Hong Kong dollar fell in early August to a nineteen-month low of 7.828 against the US dollar but recovered slightly by mid-September to 7.813. At the time of this report, Hong Kong’s currency had fallen in every month of 2017 against USD and in all but one month against the euro. It remained Asia’s second worst performer of the year, ahead of only the Philippine peso.

By its own standards, HKD experienced a tumultuous time on September 7th and 8th, on which the currency made back three months’ worth of losses against the US dollar over an eighteen-hour period. It was stated afterwards by a Mizuho analyst that the move was driven by “a sizeable amount of capital being moved into HKD, which triggered stop-loss [orders].” Gains were short lived however, with the currency giving back two-thirds of those gains in the days that followed.

Rates paid on HKD have remained depressed in 2017 even as the HKMA has raised borrowing costs in step with the US Federal Reserve. The US-over-Hong Kong rate premium (around 55 basis points in August) is the principal reason for the Hong Kong dollar’s decline this year.

In September, Hong Kong’s Finance Secretary, Paul Chan, issued a warning on the country’s housing market for the second time since June.

“One has to be very careful if one really wants to buy a property in Hong Kong…I would not be surprised if there will be a certain adjustment in the market,” said Secretary Chan.

In June, Secretary Chan had described Hong Kong’s housing market as a potentially “dangerous situation.”

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