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HLFS Estimated Working-age Population: June 2016 quarter

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 11:30 am | Statistics New Zealand

This table provides the working-age population estimate of the usually resident, non-institutionalised, civilian population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market ... More >>

Kiwifruit exports reach record levels

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 11:20 am | Statistics New Zealand

In June 2016, kiwifruit exports rose $105 million (47 percent) from June 2015 to reach $331 million, Statistics New Zealand said today. Overall, goods exports rose $109 million (2.6 percent) in June 2016 (to $4.3 billion). More >>

Holiday arrivals rise 15,300 from June 2015

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals numbered 196,200 in June 2016, setting a new June record, Statistics New Zealand said today. Visitor arrivals were up 11 percent from June 2015, due mainly to a 21 percent increase in holiday arrivals. More >>

CPI up on higher petrol and construction prices

Monday, 18 July 2016, 11:14 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.4 percent in the June 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.2 percent rise in the March 2016 quarter. More >>

The Kiwi factor in record net migration

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 12:14 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Kiwis are a big determinant of total net migration, but are not contributing net gains to the current record gain in migration. This article looks at how New Zealand citizens have contributed to net migration over the last 30 years, using published ... More >>

Cheddar cheese prices at eight-year low

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices decreased 0.5 percent in the year to June 2016, influenced by lower grocery food prices (down 2.3 percent), Statistics New Zealand said today. Compared with June 2015, cheese prices were down 9.5 percent, fresh milk was down 3.9 percent, ... More >>

Fewer New Zealanders in motels and hotels in May

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 12:33 pm | Statistics New Zealand

For May 2016 compared with May last year, domestic guest nights were down 6.4 percent, with motels and hotels accounting for most of the fall. In contrast, international guest nights were up 9.7 percent, with gains for stays at both hotels and motels. ... More >>

Card spending up across all industries in June

Monday, 11 July 2016, 12:13 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending rose 1.2 percent in June 2016 compared with May 2016, when adjusted for seasonal effects, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.3 percent fall in May. More >>

Dwelling and Household Estimates: June 2016 quarter

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Dwelling and Household Estimates provide estimates of all private dwellings in New Zealand at a given date, and estimates of all households usually living in New Zealand at a given date. More >>

Most Māori te reo speakers kōrero with their pre-schoolers

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 10:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

Most Māori adult te reo speakers living with pre-schoolers speak at least some te reo Māori at home to the children, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Gearing up for the 2018 Census

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:36 am | Statistics New Zealand

The 2018 Census will be on Tuesday 6 March 2018, Statistics New Zealand announced today. More >>

House consents up, but total dwellings trend flat

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:24 am | Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for new dwellings are at a higher level than in 2015, but there has been little growth in recent months, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

PCE’s report on Enviroment Aotearoa 2015 welcomed

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:53 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand and the Ministry for the Environment today welcomed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s commentary on Environment Aotearoa 2015. More >>

Māori SMEs cast net to 53 export markets

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

Smaller Māori businesses are stretching their nets to dozens of countries around the world as they come up with new ways to grow, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Tatauranga Umanga Māori 2016: Statistics on Māori businesses

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Māori authorities’ assets grew in 2014, up 15.5 percent ($2.0 billion) from 2013 to reach $15 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today. It was the second strong year of asset growth – in 2013 the increase was 13.7 percent ($1.6 billion). More >>

Top 10% of households have half of total net worth

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

The average New Zealand household was worth $289,000 in the year to June 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. However wealth was not evenly distributed, with the top 10 percent accounting for around half of total wealth. In contrast, the bottom 40 percent ... More >>

Consumer goods imports up $152 million in May

Monday, 27 June 2016, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

Goods imports rose $229 million (5.7 percent) in May 2016 to $4.2 billion, led by a rise in imports of consumer goods, up $152 million (16 percent), Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Friday, 24 June 2016, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand (IVA) is now available on the Statistics New Zealand website. More >>

Holiday arrivals from China exceed Australia in May

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals numbered 193,600 in May 2016, setting a new May record, Statistics New Zealand said today. Visitor arrivals were up 10 percent from May 2015, driven by an increase in holiday arrivals. More >>

Christchurch retail spending dips in March

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

Christchurch city's total retail and hospitality spending has dipped slightly in the first quarter of 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. This fall follows a period of steady growth over the latter half of 2015. More >>

 

 

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