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Sheep number falls to six for each person

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:48 am | Statistics New Zealand

The total number of sheep was down by just over 5 percent between June 2015 and June 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. Provisional figures show that the number of sheep in New Zealand fell by 1.5 million, down to 27.6 million at 30 June 2016. More >>

Monthly home consents hit 11-year high

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new homes consented reached an 11-year high in the month of November, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was due to increased consents in Auckland and the usual pre-Christmas rush. More >>

Vegetable prices fall for fourth consecutive month

Monday, 16 January 2017, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Vegetable prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in December, led by cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Record month for card spending

Friday, 13 January 2017, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards reached the highest-ever monthly figure in December 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Dwelling and Household Estimates: December 2016 quarter

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 10:52 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 >>

Banking sector funds current account deficit

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s seasonally adjusted current account deficit increased to $1.9 billion in the September 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is a small increase from the June quarter deficit of $1.8 billion and was funded by the banking ... More >>

GDP strengthens in September quarter

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

Gross domestic product rose 1.1 percent in the September 2016 quarter, following an increase of 0.7 percent (revised) in the June 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Annual migration and travel at record highs

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 11:26 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s unadjusted annual net gain (more arrivals than departures) of migrants was 70,400 in the November 2016 year, Statistics New Zealand said today. This slightly surpasses the previous annual record of 70,300 set in the October 2016 year. More >>

Meat exports continue to fall

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 11:20 am | Statistics New Zealand

Beef and lamb exports fell in November, as the amount of meat sold dropped heavily compared with last year’s record season, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Dairy prices on the rise after sustained low

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices fell 0.1 percent in November, Statistics New Zealand said today. Seasonally lower prices for vegetables in November were mostly offset by higher prices for dairy, meat, and fruit. After seasonal adjustment, food prices rose 0.3 percent. More >>

Home building consents pass 30,000 a year

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:15 am | Statistics New Zealand

The annual number of homes consented has passed 30,000 for the first time in 11 years, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Residential building activity grows on strong foundations

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 12:29 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The volume of residential building work rose 2.4 percent in the September 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This rise followed 5.7 and 5.6 percent increases in the June and March quarters, respectively. More >>

Overseas Trade Indexes (Prices and Volumes): Sept 2016 qtr

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:16 pm | Statistics New Zealand

To access time series data for Overseas Trade Indexes (Prices and Volumes): September 2016 quarter (provisional), select the following categories from the Infoshare homepage: More >>

National Accounts tables - Year ended March 2015

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:15 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Infoshare data was affected during the restoration of computer systems following the 14 November earthquake, but is now available. More >>

Manufacturing sales continue to rise

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total manufacturing sales rose in the September 2016 quarter, led by a rise in petroleum and coal product manufacturing, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Statistics New Zealand update for 12 December 2016

Monday, 12 December 2016, 1:16 pm | Statistics New Zealand

12 December 2016 We update this page regularly to tell you about progress in restoring our website following the 7.8 earthquake on 14 November 2016. Upcoming releases, week beginning 12 December 13 December   Economic Survey of Manufacturing: September ... More >>

International Travel and Migration: October 2016 – tables

Monday, 12 December 2016, 11:43 am | Statistics New Zealand

Today we added the full set of Excel tables to the previously published International Travel and Migration: October 2016. Visit International Travel and Migration: October 2016   Go to Infoshare , and select the following categories from the Infoshare ... More >>

Wholesale trade up in September quarter

Monday, 12 December 2016, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Wholesale trade sales rose again in the September 2016 quarter, after rising in the June 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Statistics New Zealand update for 9 December 2016

Friday, 9 December 2016, 5:14 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Statistics NZ's website has been partially restored, following the 7.8 earthquake on 14 November 2016. More >>

Quiet month in card spending

Friday, 9 December 2016, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total retail spending using electronic cards was $5.2 billion in November 2016, up $254 million (5.1 percent) from November 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. The largest increase came from the consumables industry, up $101 million (5.8 percent. More >>

 

 

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