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Kiwi-Coin is founded by group of kiwi bitcoin-enthusiasts with 6 years experience in bitcoin.

We have built a secure bitcoin trading platform and are inviting the public to participate in the market which is run on our platform.

We have online public chat (even for non-registered users) and we are looking forward to discussing our service with you and we are always open to your proposal as to how we can improve our service.

We accept NZD deposits and doing NZD withdrawals only from/to New Zealand bank accounts.
Looking to buy/sell bitcoins in any other places around the world?
Here is the nice site to start with: buybitcoinworldwide.com

Our Features:
  • Registered NZ Financial Service Provider
  • 100% NZ owned and operated
  • XBT/NZD market
  • Market-Maker fee: 0.4%
  • Market-Taker fee: 0.8%
  • Free test mode with free test bitcoins
  • Instant NZD deposit
  • Instant XBT withdrawal (under certain limit)
  • Live order book
  • Online public and private chat
  • 24x7 online support and free bitcoin consultations
  • Support tickets system
  • API for automated trading
What does Market-Maker/Market-Taker mean:
  • You are a Market-Maker if you have created an 'Advanced' or 'Floating' order and your order was sitting in the order book at the time a taker took it.
  • You are always a Market-Taker if you have created a 'Simple' order.
  • You are also a Market-Taker if you have created an 'Advanced' order which matched the price of an opposite order and executed instantly which will always be a better or the same price for you than you setup in your 'Advanced' order.
  • You are also a Market-Taker if your 'Floating' order price has been changed by the system and as result of that new price of your 'Floating' order it is matched by the price of an opposite order and has executed.



Kiwi-Coin supports developed and flexible verification levels system.

Depends on your overall account level you will have different withdrawal lock times and limits.

Functionality and limits:

Overall account level Crypto
deposits/withdraw
Fiat
deposits/withdraw
24-hour withdrawal limit
(NZD equialent)
30-days withdrawal limit
(NZD equialent)
0 - AnonymousEnabledDisabled100010000
1 - UnverifiedEnabledDisabled200020000
1.5 - ID-VerifiedEnabledEnabled200020000
2 - VerifiedEnabledEnabled8000120000
3 - TrustedEnabledEnabled1000001000000

Levels' requirements:

  • 0-Anonymous: Verified e-mail.
  • 1-Unverified: Same as 0-Anonymous, plus: filled all identity information, filled all address information, filled source of funds.
  • 1.5-ID-Verified: Same as 1-Unverified, plus Electronically or hard-copy or by appointment verifed identity information.
  • 2-Verified: Same as 1-Unverified, plus hard-copy or by appointment verifed identity information, hard-copy verified address information.
  • 3-Trusted: Same as 2-Verified, plus: hard copy documentary evidence of source of funds, Google Authenticator enabled.

For 1.5-ID-Verified you only need to get your ID verified: either Full or Quick Electronic.

For do that go to Account->Profile->Identity, press "Upgrade" and follow the instructions.

See below what we accept as proof of identity:

Prove your identity with RealMe

You can securely prove who you are if you’ve already applied for verified identity and had your photo taken at a PostShop, or ticked verified identity with your recent passport renewal.


What’s RealMe?

The easy way to prove who you are online

RealMe is a service from the New Zealand government and New Zealand Post that allows you to prove who you are online.

How do I get a RealMe verified identity?

To get a RealMe verified identity you need to apply online at www.realme.govt.nz , then visit a PostShop in person, so your online identity can be linked to you.

When verify your identity, Kiwi-Coin is required to see at least one form of ID.
This is a legal requirement designed to protect you and Kiwi-Coin.
If you are unable to meet any of these requirements please contact us to discuss your options.

Acceptable customer ID

Your ID should be current and original and at least one of your forms of ID needs to contain a photo.
Choose from the following options:

ANY of the following:
  • Passport (NZ or overseas)
  • New Zealand Firearms licence
  • Certificate of identity*
  • Refugee Travel Document*
  • National Identity Card
*Either issued by NZ Immigration Services or Department of Internal Affairs New Zealand containing one photographic image of holder
A New Zealand drivers licence AND ANY of the following:
  • SuperGold card*
  • Credit card – with name embossed*
  • Debit card – with name embossed*
  • Bank statement
  • Government agency statement
*Requires the name and signature to match drivers licence
ANY of the following:
  • New Zealand full birth certificate
  • Overseas full birth certificate
  • Certificate of New Zealand citizenship
  • Overseas citizenship certificate
AND
ANY
of the following:
  • New Zealand drivers licence
  • Overseas drivers licence (with photo) and valid international driving permit
  • 18+ Card
  • New Zealand Armed Forces ID
  • New Zealand Police ID
  • SuperGold card (with photo)

Where to send

For upgrade your identity level to the 1.5-ID-Verified you have to post JP-certified copies of the documents listed above to the address:

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Kiwi Coin
C/- Terra Trading Ltd
P O Box 25-999
St Heliers
Auckland 1740
New Zealand
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It the post envelope you should include a piece of paper with your signature and text:
"Please, verify my identity. My Kiwi-Coin account number: Your Account Number Goes Here"

For Quick Electronic ID identification, create a support ticket asking about that and attach to that ticket ONE photo with three things on that:
  • Your face.
  • NZ driver license.
  • Today's newspaper or computer screen with today's web-site nzherald.co.nz (handy to have that as a background)

Notes:

  • The photo must be not altered by any picture-editing software.
  • Current date on the newspaper or the web-site and all of information on the driver license must be clearly recognisable.
This verification is designed as one of the first step to try our service.
We would encourage you to do full verification.
After full verification you will have much more withdrawal limits.


To become 2-Verfied you need to be Full ID Verified (Quick Electronic ID verification is not enough), plus you need to be Address Verified.

For do that go to Account->Profile->Address, press "Upgrade" and follow the instructions.

See below what we accept as proof of address:

Prove your identity with RealMe

You can securely prove who you are if you’ve already applied for verified identity and had your photo taken at a PostShop, or ticked verified identity with your recent passport renewal.


What’s RealMe?

The easy way to prove who you are online

RealMe is a service from the New Zealand government and New Zealand Post that allows you to prove who you are online.

How do I get a RealMe verified identity?

To get a RealMe verified identity you need to apply online at www.realme.govt.nz , then visit a PostShop in person, so your online identity can be linked to you.

Note: If you veryfy your identity with RealMe, all of your identity and address detail, which you entered manually, will be overwritten by details which are provided by RealMe.

When verify your address, Kiwi-Coin is required to see ANY of the following documents that proves your physical address:

  • Utility statements (gas, power, fixed phone line and/or internet)
  • Letter from a New Zealand educational institution
  • Local authorities rates or water bills
  • Tenancy agreements
  • Superannuation Scheme correspondence
  • Insurance policy document
  • Bank correspondence
  • Correspondence from one of the following Government agencies:
    • Inland Revenue Department
    • Ministry of Social Development (includes WINZ and Studylink)
    • New Zealand Police
    • Department of Corrections
    • Ministry of Immigration
    • Ministry of Justice
    • Accident Compensation Corporation
    • District Health Board
    • Department of Internal Affairs
    • Electoral Office
    • Department of Building and Housing (includes bond lodgement confirmations)
    • New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA)

Where to send

For upgrade your address level to the "Verified" you have to post originals or JP-certified copies of one the documents listed above to the address:

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Kiwi Coin
C/- Terra Trading Ltd
P O Box 25-999
St Heliers
Auckland 1740
New Zealand
------------------------------

It the post envelope you should include a piece of paper with your signature and text:
"Please, verify my address. My Kiwi-Coin account number: Your Account Number Goes Here"


To become 3-Trusted you need be 2-Verified and have your source of funds verified.

To upgrade source of funds level, please, create a support ticket, asking to do that and attach scanned copies of the documentary evidence of your sources of funds to that ticket.

After investigating of the documents we will ask you to post originals or certified copies to the address:

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Kiwi Coin
C/- Terra Trading Ltd
P O Box 25-999
St Heliers
Auckland 1740
New Zealand
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Documentary evidence might be: payslips, bank statements stamped by bank with incoming transactions, invoices if you're self employed. Bank statement must have incoming transaction matched with payslips or invoices.

API description

What is API?

Kiwi-Coin application programming interface (API) allows our clients to access and control their accounts, using custom written software.

Request limits

Do not make more than 600 requests per 10 minutes or we will ban your IP address.

Public Data Functions

Ticker

GET api/ticker/

Returns JSON dictionary:

  • last - last BTC price
  • date - price date
  • high - last 24 hours till date price high
  • low - last 24 hours till date price low
  • vwap - last 24 hours till date volume weighted average price: vwap
  • volume - last 24 hours till date volume
  • bid - highest buy order
  • ask - lowest sell order

Order book

GET https://kiwi-coin.com/api/order_book/

Returns JSON dictionary with "bids" and "asks". Each is a list of open orders and each order is represented as a list of price and amount.

API authentication

All private API calls require authentication. You need to provide 3 parameters to authenticate a request:

  • API key
  • Nonce
  • Signature

API key

To get an API key, go to "Account" and then "API". Click Add new API-key and set permissions.

Nonce

Nonce is a regular integer number. It must be increasing with every request you make. Read more about it here. Example: if you set nonce to 1 in your first request, you must set it to at least 2 in your second request. You are not required to start with 1. A common practice is to use unix time for that parameter.

Signature

Signature is a HMAC-SHA256 encoded message containing: nonce, customer ID (can be found at the top of page, labeled "Id:") and API key. The HMAC-SHA256 code must be generated using a secret key that was generated with your API key. This code must be converted to it's hexadecimal representation (64 uppercase characters).

Example (shell):
$ UserId='Your user Id'
$ Key='Your API-Key'
$ Secret='Your API-Key secret'
$ Nonce="$(date '+%s')"
$ Message="$Nonce$UserId$Key"
$ Signature="$(echo -n "$Message"|openssl dgst "-sha256" -hmac "$Secret"|awk '{print toupper($2)}')"
$ curl --data "key=$Key&signature=$Signature&nonce=$Nonce" https://kiwi-coin.com/api/balance/

Example (Python):
message = nonce + customer_id + api_key
signature = hmac.new(API_SECRET, msg=message, digestmod=hashlib.sha256).hexdigest().upper()

Full signature

When api-keys are created, they have boolean parameter: "Full Signature".
Full signature is the same like signature but signed message must follow by ";" and request name and all request's parameters (except key, signature and nonce) separated by "," in the same order like in request's description.
All requests to the main web-site: kiwi-coin.com must be signed by full signature.
Simple signature is allowed on the test web-site kiwi-coin.org only.

Example of buy order with full signature (shell):
$ UserId='Your user Id'
$ Key='Your API-Key'
$ Secret='Your API-Key secret'
$ Nonce="$(date '+%s')"
$ Price='785' #note: 785.0 will not work, but 785.1 will
$ Amount='2' #note: 2.0 will not work, but 2.1 will
$ Message="$Nonce$UserId$Key;buy,$Price,$Amount"
$ Signature="$(echo -n "$Message"|openssl dgst "-sha256" -hmac "$Secret"|awk '{print toupper($2)}')"
$ curl --data "key=$Key&signature=$Signature&nonce=$Nonce&price=$Price&amount=$Amount" https://kiwi-coin.com/api/buy/

Private Functions

Account balance

POST https://kiwi-coin.com/api/balance/

Params:

  • key - API key
  • signature - signature
  • nonce - nonce

Returns JSON dictionary:

  • nzd_balance - NZD balance
  • btc_balance - BTC balance
  • nzd_reserved - NZD reserved in open orders or waiting withdrawals
  • btc_reserved - BTC reserved in open orders or waiting withdrawals
  • nzd_available- NZD available for trading
  • btc_available - BTC available for trading
  • fee - customer trading fee

Open orders

POST https://kiwi-coin.com/api/open_orders/

Params:

  • key - API key
  • signature - signature
  • nonce - nonce

Returns JSON list of open orders. Each order is represented as dictionary:

  • id - order id
  • datetime - date and time
  • type - buy or sell (0 - buy; 1 - sell)
  • price - price
  • amount - amount

Cancel order

POST https://kiwi-coin.com/api/cancel_order/

Params:

  • key - API key
  • signature - signature
  • nonce - nonce
  • id - order ID

Returns 'true' if order has been found and canceled.

Buy limit order

POST https://kiwi-coin.com/api/buy/

Params:

  • key - API key
  • signature - signature
  • nonce - nonce
  • price - price
  • amount - amount

Returns JSON dictionary representing order:

  • id - order id
  • datetime - date and time
  • type - buy or sell (0 - buy; 1 - sell)
  • price - price
  • amount - amount

Sell limit order

POST https://kiwi-coin.com/api/sell/

Params:

  • key - API key
  • signature - signature
  • nonce - nonce
  • price - price
  • amount - amount

Returns JSON dictionary representing order:

  • id - order id
  • datetime - date and time
  • type - buy or sell (0 - buy; 1 - sell)
  • price - price
  • amount - amount

Since our beginnings in March 2016, Kiwi-Coin Ltd, have received and complied with 0 (zero) government (or any third-party) demands for information.

If this notice disappears from our website, it will mean that we have been served with some sort of legal demand that requires our secrecy.

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