Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby said the trends in cash mentioned in the papers could pave the way for innovation in money and the country's economy.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will be consulting the public on how a CBDC can work alongside cash, as well as issues arising from digital currencies like Bitcoin (BSV) and stablecoins.
The employee, whose name was withheld by the court, worked for Cryptopia before Cryptopia digital currency exchange fell victim to hackers.
The New Zealand Financial Markets Authority singled out BTC as a highly volatile, risky asset, warning individuals they may lose the full value of their investment in a market reversal.
Creditors were now able to log claims via the Cryptopia claims portal, inviting those still owed money since the firm collapsed to register their interest.
There are currently no imminent plans to launch a central bank digital currency in New Zealand, according to a Reserve Bank of New Zealand senior executive.
Ebang has announced an interest in acquiring a New Zealand financial company and to set up a digital asset financial services company.
Firms are requested to turn over their customers’ personal details and the type and value of their digital currency holdings for tax purposes.
The Auckland-based exchange said it was carrying BSV with immediate effect, offering up BSV/NZD and BSV/BTC trading pairs via its platform.
Scammers have been keen to target the Pacific communities in New Zealand, according to the Financial Markets Authority.