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Dwelling consents trend rising

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Labour Force Survey Estimated Working-age Population

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

These tables provide 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 >>

Medal-laden weekend but NZ pipped on population medal table

Monday, 28 July 2014, 2:20 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's athletes scooped 18 medals across the weekend competition in Glasgow, but one solitary silver from the Isle of Man means it's top of Statistics New Zealand’s population-based medal table. More >>

Gold and bronze have NZ near top of population medal table

Friday, 25 July 2014, 1:10 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's cycling and judo medals on the first day of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow mean our athletes are sitting third on the Statistics New Zealand population-based medal table, with hosts Scotland at the top. More >>

Exports fall in June quarter

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted value of goods exported fell 7.4 percent to $12.4 billion in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.9 percent increase in the March 2014 quarter, and large increases for the September 2013 and ... More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand (IVA) is now available on the Statistics New Zealand website. IVA is a monthly report produced by Statistics NZ and sponsored by Tourism New Zealand. More >>

Local authorities' spending on core services declines

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the year to June 2013, local authorities’ spending on core services (operating expenditure) declined from $8.5 billion to $8.3 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Record June for visitor arrivals

Monday, 21 July 2014, 11:23 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand numbered 162,100 in June 2014, surpassing the previous June high of 159,500 in 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

100 years measuring the prices of tapioca, tripe, and TVs

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 3:23 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Prices have risen in New Zealand by 7,500 percent, but it’s taken a century to do it. More >>

CPI increases 0.3 percent in June quarter

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.3 percent in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows rises of 0.3 percent the March quarter and 0.1 percent in the December 2013 quarter. More >>

Food prices up 1.4 percent in June

Friday, 11 July 2014, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices rose 1.4 percent in June 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This rise followed 0.6 percent rises in both May and April. More >>

Guest nights trend continues to rise

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 11:31 am | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for New Zealand guest nights has continued to grow and is at a new high, Statistics New Zealand said today. "All trend series for guest nights are rising and most are also at new highs," business indicators manager Neil Kelly said. More >>

Retail card spending flat in June

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 11:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was flat in June 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. When adjusted for seasonal effects, retail spending was unchanged this month, following a 1.2 percent increase in May 2014. More >>

Dwelling consents trend flattens

Monday, 30 June 2014, 1:45 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since September 2007, but has flattened in recent months, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Māori authorities have a future focus

Monday, 30 June 2014, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly all commercial businesses owned by Māori authorities have a clear vision or mission statement, according to Tatauranga Umanga Māori 2014 , a report released by Statistics New Zealand today. More >>

Goods exports rise in May

Friday, 27 June 2014, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

The value of exported goods rose to $4.6 billion in May 2014, up $528 million (13 percent) compared with May 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. “Goods exports are high this month compared with May 2013,” international statistics manager Jason ... More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to NZ

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:26 pm | Statistics New Zealand

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

Māori electorate populations are younger

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 11:42 am | Statistics New Zealand

All seven Māori electorates have younger populations than the general electorates – the youngest population being in Hauraki-Waikato, with a median age of 23.4 years – according to the latest 2013 Census figures released by Statistics New Zealand ... More >>

20-year age gap between general electorate populations

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 11:41 am | Statistics New Zealand

The median age of people living in the Coromandel and Otaki electorates (47.9 years) is 20 years older than that of people in Mangere (27.9 years), according to the latest 2013 Census figures released by Statistics New Zealand today. More >>

Christchurch spending continues to rise

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 11:38 am | Statistics New Zealand

Christchurch's retail and hospitality spending continues to outpace that at the national level, Statistics New Zealand said today. For Christchurch city, after seasonal fluctuations are removed, retail and hospitality sales increased 1.5 percent in the March 2014 ... More >>

 

 

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