Category Archives: New Zealand Articles

New Zealand Gold and Silver Articles

This category includes all the articles on gold, silver and related topics written by Gold Survival Guide, often with a New Zealand focus.

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What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

What is a troy ounce?

What is a troy ounce? Why is gold and silver measured in troy ounces? Are they different from a standard or avoirdupois ounce? You’ll be an expert on the weights of precious metals by the end of this article. What is a Troy Ounce? A troy ounce is a unit of measure used for precious […]

Does Gold Seasonality Affect the NZ Dollar Gold Price? What About in 2024?

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If you’ve been around the gold sector for a little while you’ve no doubt come across talk of “gold seasonality”. See how seasonality has played out in gold ( and also silver) over the past 18 years… What is Gold Seasonality? Gold seasonality generally refers to the northern hemisphere mid summer lull in precious metals […]

Why is Gold More Valuable Than “Worthless Paper”?

Why is Gold More Valuable Than "Worthless Paper"?

Whether you’re an old hand at the matters of gold, silver and what is money, or a real newbie, you’ll probably have something in common with a frustrated reader.  He admitted that all the conflicting information about how the world monetary system works was “doing [his] head in!”.  Here is his email and below it […]

Why You Should Become Your Own Central Bank – Even if Your Nation’s Central Bank Has Gold Reserves

Why You Should Become Your Own Central Bank

Why should you become your own central bank? Does it depend on how much gold your own home country’s central bank holds? You’ll discover the answer in this article. Along with other ways to mimic central banks in protecting your finances. RBNZ Doesn’t Have Any Gold, RBA Doesn’t Have Much Either How much gold does […]

How Much Gold Does the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Have in 2024?

HOW MUCH GOLD DOES THE RESERVE BANK OF NEW ZEALAND HAVE?

We’ve had the odd query from other New Zealanders asking, “how much gold does the Reserve ‎Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) actually have?” Today we delve into this topic in depth… Our guess is people are probably asking because since the 2008 financial crisis, net gold purchases by global central banks have clearly switched from […]

Kiwisaver and Bank Bail Ins: If a Bank Fails, Are Kiwisaver Funds Affected by the OBR?

Find out how Kiwisaver and bank bail ins work. See if your Kiwisaver funds would be affected if a New Zealand bank fails and customer accounts undergo a bail-in or “hair-cut”… An insightful reader writes in: I have a question for goldsurvivalguide.co.co.nz regarding bail in. If banks trigger bail in, I understand that bank investors […]

Confusing Investing with Wealth Protection – The Risks of Paper Gold vs Physical Gold in 2024

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Gold and silver are starting to gain a little more attention. As a result more new people are coming into the market. So we think it’s timely to post some warnings about the significant differences between physical gold and paper gold. A New Zealand Example Of the Danger of Paper Gold The case of Bullion […]

Where Are We in the Psychology of the Silver Market Cycle in 2024?

Where Are We in the Psychology of the Silver Market Cycle?

Where Are We in the Psychology of the Silver Market Cycle? This article looks at the phases of investor psychology in market cycles. Then compares these phases to the silver market cycle over the past 16 years or so, to see where the silver market is currently. Therefore helping to indicate where silver is going […]

Gold Cycles vs Property Cycles in 2024: When Will Gold Reach Peak Valuation?

Gold Cycles vs Property Cycles: When Will Gold Reach Peak Valuation?

This article explores the fascinating world of historical cycles, outlining a potential timeline for when gold and silver might culminate their current growth phase and reach full valuation. It also looks at property cycles to see how these might interact and compare to precious metals cycles. This article covers: Where in the Real Estate Cycle […]

If New Zealand Introduces a Central Bank Digital Currency, How Will This Affect Gold and Silver

IF N.Z. INTRODUCES A CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY HOW WILL GOLD OR SILVER BE VALUED AND HOW WILL ONE USE THEM?

This article looks at the development of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) in New Zealand and around the world. It then explores how a CBDC might affect the value and use of gold and silver in New Zealand and around the world. What is a CBDC? A CBDC is a digital form of central bank […]