Designed by Stuart Devlin
Issued in 1996. Designed by Wojciech Pietranik and celebrating the Centenary of the death of Sir Henry Parkes in 1896. Sir Henry Parkes was the "Father of Federation", dedicated to uniting the separate colonies of Australia under one federal government.
Issued in 1997. Designed by Wojciech Pietranik. Celebrating the Centenary of the birth of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith in 1897. Well known early Australian aviator. Made made the first trans-Pacific flight from the United States to Australia, the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland, the first flights between Australia and New Zealand, and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States. He also made a flight from Australia to London.
Issued in 1999. Logo sculptured by Wojciech Pietranik.
Released 2001. Designed by Wojciech Pietranik
Released 2001. Logo sculptured by Wojciech Pietranik. Celebrating the International Year of the Volunteers.
Released 2002. Designed by Elizabeth Robinson, sculptured by Wojciech Pietranik
New Zealandâ€™s national bird. The kiwi is flightless. The $1 coin replaced the $1 note in 1991.
A small bird with a distinctive fan-shaped tail. This note was withdrawn in 1991.
(1865-1931) Distinguished soldier, engineer and administrator
(1861-1931) World renowned soprano
1st Secretary of the Treasury
Back. An endangered species. Part of a river scene.
Commemorative coin released in 1997. Legal tender but did not enter circulation.
Commemorative coin released in 1990 for the sesquicentennial of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (February 6th 1840). Legal tender but did not enter circulation.
(1864-1941) Poet, ballad writer, journalist and horseman. Note incorporates micro-printed excerpts of Paterson's work.
Back. Also known as the bush canary. Part of a beech forest scene. $100 is the highest denomination in New Zealand currency.
Front. A prominent leader in the campaign to get New Zealand women the vote (1848 - 1934). In 1893 New Zealand became the first country in the world to give woman the vote.
Front. Scientist often referred to as the â€˜Father of nuclear physicsâ€™. Amongst other accomplishments he explained naturally occurring radiation and determined the structure of the atom. The note also features the Noble prize for chemistry medal won by Rutherford in 1908.