The kiwi traded at 50.06 British pence at 5pm in Wellington. Photo: Getty Images SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 Paul McBeth Paul McBeth is BusinessDesk's chief reporter and has reported on New Zealand financial markets, the economy and business since 2008. Show more Business NZ dollar near 2 1/2-yr low TO READ THE FULL STORY ON NEWSROOM PRO SUBSCRIBE TO PRO SIGN IN TO PRO Subscribe now to start a free trial of Newsroom Pro for 28 days. View our subscription options Comments Newsroom does not allow comments directly on this website. We invite all readers who wish to discuss a story or leave a comment to visit us on Twitter or Facebook. We also welcome your news tips and feedback via email: email@example.com. Thank you.