The Aussie was also holding hefty gains against the yen, euro and pound. It was trading at 91.38 yen, having gained two full yen so far this week.
Likewise, the euro dropped to a three-month low of A$1.5016 overnight before bouncing to A$1.5165. The European Central Bank disappointed euro bears by leaving interest rates unchanged at its policy meeting on Thursday, opting to wait for more data before taking action.
The Aussie was a clear standout against the pound which had its largest weekly slide in two years. It fell 2.7 percent to a low of A$1.8120 largely on profit taking.
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Against its New Zealand peer, the Aussie steadied at NZ$1.0864, from a peak of NZ$1.0948 touched Tuesday.
The New Zealand dollar consolidated its recent gains sitting around the 50 day-moving-average of $0.8240, a touch below the local open, but well up on the five-month low of $0.8052 hit on Monday.
A combination of solid data at home and in Australia and more stable sentiment about emerging markets have helped to underpin the kiwi.
The next test is the U.S. non-farm payrolls data.
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"A strong non-farm payrolls number, following last month's weather-affected drop, should see the U.S. dollar bought across the board," said ASB Bank economist Daniel Smith.
Near term support for the kiwi is seen at $0.8220 and below that $0.8190, with the topside guarded at $0.8280 and just above $0.8300.
The local data calendar is all but bare next week leaving the kiwi to be driven by external influences.
New Zealand government bonds had an offered tone, with yields 3 basis points higher along the curve.
Australian government bond futures fell with the three-year bond contract down 6 ticks at 96.960. The 10-year contract lost 5.5 ticks to 95.915, well off the week's peak at 96.135.