The New Zealand dollar lifted Thursday, trading at 65.39 US cents at 0800 in Wellington from 65.26 at 1700. The trade-weighted index was at 71.88 from 71.91.

The kiwi was at 51.66 British pence from 51.96, at 58.19 euro cents from 58.32, at 70.63 yen from 70.71, and at 4.5096 Chinese yuan from 4.5064