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5 Dollars

Issuing authority: Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Original size: 135 x 66 mm

NZ - B137a

© Banknote design copyright by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

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Vorderseite: Kaokao-Muster; Mount Cook, der höchste Berg Neuseelands; Porträt des neu­see­ländischen Bergsteigers Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008). Am 29. Mai 1953 gelang ihm zusammen mit dem nepalesischen Sherpa Tenzing Norgay die Erstbesteigung des Mount Everest.
Rückseite: Campbell-Island-Gänseblümchen (Pleurophyllum speciosum); Blick auf Campbell Island; Ross-Lilie (Bulbinella rossii); Gelbaugenpinguin (Megadyptes antipodes).

Front side: Kaokao pattern; Mount Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand; Portrait of the New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008). On 29. May 1953 he and the Nepalese sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers who reached the summit of Mount Everest.
Back side: Campbell Island Daisy (Pleurophyllum speciosum); View on Campbell Island; Ross lily (Bulbinella rossii); Yellow-eyed penguin (Megadyptes antipodes).



Dated 2015The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 15 = 2015).
Signature of Graeme Paul WheelerSignature of G. P. Wheeler (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. No shadow image. No security thread. Top-to-bottom window with various holographic elements. Denomination (5) as registration device. Golden SPARK Live SPARK is a security element based on optical variable magnetic ink. elements (penguin on front and fern on the back side) with rolling colour effect. One horizontal and one vertical 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by the Canadian Bank Note Company on polymer substrate.


Polymer banknote, introduced on 12. October 2015.