Send money to New Zealand personally or for your business.


Enjoy market-leading exchange rates with transparent margins of 0.50% or less based on your annual transfer volume and no fees on cross-currency transfers.*

Safe & Secure

Regulated by ASIC, we’ve helped over 250K customers since 2004 securely transfer over $150M around the globe.

Fast & Convenient

Transfer money online 24/7 or via your dedicated account manager with same-day transfers available for major currencies.

Local currency accounts for businesses

Access local bank account details for your business for free in 10 currencies – USD, GBP, EUR, NZD, SGD, CNH, HKD, CAD, AUD & JPY.

How to send to New Zealand with WorldFirst

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1. Register online for free

After you complete your online registration, you will get an email from us. Follow the instructions in the email to set up your account.

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2. Verify your identity

We will need some personal details to carry out your transfers. This helps us prevent fraud and keeps your money safe.

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3. Account activated

Once your account is ready, you will receive an account confirmation email.

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4. Book a transfer online

You will receive a trade confirmation of the transaction you have booked and how to make a payment to WorldFirst.

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5. Pay for your transfer

Send money to our local bank account in Australia. All you need is to follow the instructions in the trade confirmation email.

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6. You’re done!

Once we have received your funds, we will securely send your money to your recipient on the Value Date indicated on your trade confirmation.

Cost of sending money to New Zealand

We’re transparent about our pricing when you send money to New Zealand with no maximum limits.

Annual transfer Amount (AUD) $2K-$750K $750K - $7.5M $7.5M+
Margins 0.50% 0.25% 0.15%
Fee^ $0 $0 $0
Online Currencies Majors: AUD, CHF, EUR, GBP, JPY, NZD, SGD, USD.
Popular: AED, BGN, CAD, CHF, CZK, DKK, HKD, HUF, ILS, MXN, NOK, PLN, RON, SEK, THB, TRY, ZAR (buy only).
Other Currencies 50+ additional Currencies available over the phone.

^$0 fee offering is based on one payment per FX transaction above AUD 2,000.00 or equivalent in foreign currency. Additional payments may incur a fee of up to $15 each.
Fees may apply for same currency transactions. No opening fees, no account keeping fees and no receiving fees.

Speed of sending money to New Zealand

It takes an average of 1 business day to send money to New Zealand. We provide same-day transfers for major currencies*.

Some of the ways we help transfer money to New Zealand

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Business transfers

  • For importers and exporters
  • Make supplier payments
  • Recieve local payments using your WorldFirst multi-currency account
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Individual transfers

  • Send money home
  • Purchase overseas property or pay international mortgage payments
  • Pay for overseas education
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Online Sellers & Merchant transfers

  • Pay overseas suppliers
  • Receive marketplace funds from Amazon and many others
  • Connect multi-currency accounts to payment gateways

World First Pty Ltd is a designated remittance provider with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), remittance sector registration number: IND100192523-001. Regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) number 331945. Australian Company Number (ACN) 132 368 971. Member of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, membership number 13405.

If you’re considering making a foreign exchange transaction, or you’re a new or existing customer looking for more information, it’s important your read our PDS available online.

Learn more about our pricing, currency converter and comparison messaging by visiting our disclaimer page.