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Second consecutive quarterly fall for CPI

Monday, 20 April 2015, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) fell 0.3 percent in the March 2015 quarter, following a 0.2 percent fall in the December 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. The last time the CPI showed two consecutive quarterly falls was in the December ... More >>

Correction - Statistics NZ Media Release

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 4:55 pm | Statistics New Zealand

We have removed incorrect prices for nectarines initially included in the detailed, downloadable Excel table published on our website this morning. More >>

Buying seasonally is financially savvy

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 2:37 pm | Statistics New Zealand

It makes financial as well as environmental sense to buy seasonal produce, according to new analysis from Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Food prices rise 0.1 percent in March

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

In March 2015, food prices rose 0.1 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.7 percent fall in February and a 1.3 percent rise in January. More >>

Retail card spending up in March

Monday, 13 April 2015, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was $4.7 billion in March 2015, up $167 million (3.7 percent) from March 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Guest nights rise in February

Friday, 10 April 2015, 11:15 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for February 2015 were 5.4 percent higher than in February 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the 11th consecutive month of rises. More >>

Dwelling and Household Estimates

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 11:11 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 >>

Wellington's the film capital, but it's Auckland for TV

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total revenue for the screen industry in 2014 was $3.2 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is relatively unchanged from 2013. However, the contributions from different activities within the industry have changed slightly over the past year. More >>

High tech sales driven by services

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

The information and communication technology (ICT) sector had sales worth $23.5 billion in 2014, an increase of 3 percent since 2012, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

New dwelling consents decreased in February

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 11:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new dwellings consented was 0.6 percent lower in February 2015 than in February 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Fewer people working long hours

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 11:14 am | Statistics New Zealand

The proportion of employed people working 50 hours or more per week dropped to 20 percent in 2013, according to census results released by Statistics New Zealand today. This is down from 23 percent in 2006, and 25 percent in 2001. More >>

National environmental report topics announced

Monday, 30 March 2015, 11:31 am | Statistics New Zealand

Secretary for the Environment Dr Paul Reynolds and Government Statistician Liz MacPherson today announced the topics that will be the focus of the Environment Aotearoa 2015 and Environmental indicators Te taiao Aotearoa reports. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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