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Business expenditure on R&D continues to rise

Friday, 27 March 2015, 1:10 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Businesses are spending more on research and development (R&D) and this expenditure is expected to rise again in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Napier is New Zealand’s top cricket-watching town

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 11:31 am | Statistics New Zealand

Neither the biggest, last, and probably happiest New Zealand Cricket World Cup crowd in Auckland, or a capacity Wellington crowd, could unseat Napier as New Zealand’s top cricket-watching town. More >>

Dairy drives fall in exports

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total goods exports fell $608 million (13 percent) to $3.9 billion in February 2015 compared with February 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Christchurch retail spending reaches $2 billion

Monday, 23 March 2015, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Christchurch city's retail and hospitality spending reached $2 billion for the first time, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Technology and staff training vital for NZ businesses

Friday, 20 March 2015, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Most small to large businesses engaged in technology and in training their staff in 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Chinese New Year brings more visitors

Friday, 20 March 2015, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand were up 14 percent in February 2015 (343,500), compared with February 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Retail and accommodation boost economic growth

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 11:04 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's economy grew 0.8 percent in the last three months of 2014, led by retail and accommodation, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Current account deficit reflects growing economy

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account balance was a deficit of $2.6 billion in the December 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This compares with a deficit of $2.4 billion in the September 2014 quarter. The larger deficit in the ... More >>

Napier both top and bottom for cricket crowds

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 3:31 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Napier has the distinction of being New Zealand’s top and bottom cricket watching area after the pool rounds of the Cricket World Cup, the latest numbers from Statistics New Zealand show. More >>

Local authorities' operating deficit improves

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Local authorities' operating deficit was $104.8 million in the December 2014 quarter, down $99.0 million from the previous quarter's deficit, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Police, health, courts most trusted by Māori

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Māori in general trust the police and health system more than other institutions, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Food prices fall 0.7 percent in February

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

In February 2015, food prices fell 0.7 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 1.3 percent rise in January and a 0.3 percent rise in December. More >>

Guest nights rise in January

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for January 2015 were 3.8 percent higher than in January 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the 10th consecutive month of rises. More >>

South Island regions lead increase in regional GDP

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

All regional economies in New Zealand have increased in the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Napier and Wellington lead Cricket World Cup crowds

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 3:23 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Napier is sitting in top spot as New Zealand’s most prolific cricket watching centre after its weekend’s Cricket World Cup clash between New Zealand and Afghanistan. More >>

Cars still lead the way for Wellington commuters

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 2:11 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Wellington city dwellers are more likely to walk, jog, or cycle to work than take public transport, but cars are still number one, according to new Statistics New Zealand research. More >>

Commuting by car in Christchurch continues to increase

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 2:05 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The Canterbury earthquakes had a major effect on commuting patterns in greater Christchurch, according to Statistics New Zealand research released today. Data from the 2013 Census reveals that fewer people work in the central business district – meaning more ... More >>

Retail card spending up

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was up $160 million (3.8 percent) to $4.4 billion in February 2015 compared with February 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Manufacturing sales volume rises

Monday, 9 March 2015, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

The total manufacturing sales volume rose in the December 2014 quarter, with rises across several industries, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Wholesale trade up in December quarter

Friday, 6 March 2015, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Seasonally adjusted total sales rose 0.3 percent, after a 0.6 percent rise in the September 2014 quarter. More >>

 

 

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