Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Orr press conference following the Bank's Financial Stability Report released earlier.

Link to the news conference live is here


  • intends to work with the government on long term goals of housing affordability
  • says already taking housing prices into account in monetary policy decisions
  • says no concerns about the independence of the central bank
  • we will consider our macroprudential toolkit
  • debt to income may be an option


ps. ICYMI the big news out of NZ yesterday (read from the bottom up for the chronology):