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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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When to Buy Gold or Silver: The Ultimate Guide (Updated Dec 2020)

When to Buy Gold or Silver

When to buy gold or silver is a question that can have multiple meanings. Firstly you might ask it from the point of view of when is a good time to buy precious metals (gold and silver) in general. This in turn could depend on fundamental reasons for buying gold and silver. Such as how […]

Does a Gold Revaluation to US$10,000 Make Sense? Will it be Good or Bad? [2020 Update]

A reader has asked about a gold revaluation: Does revaluing gold to $10k usd with all the major countries make sense? The US government wants the usd to remain the world’s reserve currency, but it has a very high government debt to GDP ratio. Historically, nations with a >90% ratio end up collapsing. If all […]

Gold vs Bitcoin/Cryptocurrencies – Which Should You Choose?

Gold vs Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies - Which One Should You Choose

Gold vs Bitcoin. Is one better than the other? Should you drop your gold in favour of cryptocurrencies? Bitcoin vs Gold During the Corona-Virus Panic The chart below shows Bitcoin took a serious tumble in March in the early stages of the Corona-panic. Falling over 50%. Gold also fell initially but by less than 15%. […]

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

In this post you’ll learn all about legal tender gold coins and silver coins including: Here’s a question we received as a result of our 1 oz Silver Coin award. (See How to Win A Silver Coin Every Month for more details on this). Ross asks: Here’s a question for you that I cannot seem to find […]

Why Buy Silver? Here’s 21 Reasons to Buy Silver in 2020

Why Buy Silver

We’ve previously looked at all the reasons we could think of as to why to buy gold.  So it seems only fair that we should give “poor mans gold” the same treatment and so today we look at the question – “Why buy silver?”… Reasons to Buy Silver? Same as the Reasons to Buy Gold […]

COVID-19 Makes Us Wonder: What Use Will Silver Coins be in New Zealand in a Currency Collapse?

The uncertainty brought about by COVID-19 highlighted the important role that cash plays in times of economic uncertainty. In a recent speech Assistant Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Christian Hawkesby commented on the massive increase in demand for cash in March: “During the weeks leading up to the March 25 pandemic lockdown, New Zealanders […]

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? The troy ounce is the unit of measure used for precious […]

NZ Housing to Silver Ratio 1968 – 2020 – Measuring NZ House Prices in Silver

The housing to silver ratio shows that when priced in silver, New Zealand median house prices have fallen almost 33% since 2003. But you’ll see below how history shows you could potentially buy a median priced house in New Zealand for only $47,188… You may have read our article on the NZ housing to gold […]

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2020? 7 Factors to Consider in Gold vs Silver

Should I Buy Gold or Silver_ 7 Factors to Consider

After you’ve decided to buy precious metals, the question now on your mind is “Should I buy gold or silver?” Which metal is a better choice for you? Many of the reasons to buy gold or reasons to buy silver are very much the same. However there are also some significant differences between gold and silver. In this article […]

NZ Housing to Gold Ratio 1962 – 2020: Measuring House Prices in Gold‎

NZ Housing to Gold Ratio: Measuring House Prices in Gold‎

The housing to gold ratio shows that when priced in gold, New Zealand median house prices have fallen 50% since 2005. See how history shows New Zealand house prices could fall 79% further yet… There’s always plenty of discussion in the mainstream media about where house prices are going. Given New Zealanders predilection for property […]

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