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Land report highlights issues with soil degradation

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:16 am | Statistics New Zealand

An environmental report released today has found we are damaging and losing our soils and our native plants and animals. More >>

Petrol prices up, but mixed moves in regions

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Petrol prices increased 5.0 percent in the year ended March 2018, Stats NZ said today. In the March 2018 quarter prices rose 2.7 percent. More >>

Annual inflation at 1.1 percent as education prices fall

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.5 percent in the March 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. The annual inflation rate was 1.1 percent, down from 1.6 percent in the year ended December 2017. More >>

Vegetable prices bolt in March

Monday, 16 April 2018, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Tomato, lettuce, cauliflower, cabbage, and broccoli prices rose sharply in March 2018, boosting vegetable prices 9.5 percent in the month after adjusting for typically seasonal changes, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Corrections to Household expenditure statistics

Friday, 13 April 2018, 1:21 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Corrections to Household expenditure statistics: Year ended June 2016 and Household income and housing-costs statistics: Year ended June 2017 More >>

Card spending on grocery and liquor strong

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 11:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Consumer spending on groceries and liquor rose at its fastest pace in more than seven years in the March 2018 quarter, up 2.2 percent, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Record rise in grocery and liquor spending

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 11:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Consumers spent more on grocery and liquor (consumables) in March 2018, as retail card spending in the industry rose a record $57 million (2.9 percent), Stats NZ said today. This follows a 0.7 percent fall in February 2018. More >>

International guest nights boost accommodation in February

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 11:40 am | Statistics New Zealand

International guest nights rose 6.6 percent in February 2018 from February 2017, surpassing domestic guest nights for the first time in eight years, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Stats NZ seeks feedback on sexual orientation framework

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 12:26 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealanders are being asked for their views on how sexual orientation should be thought about and measured to reflect our diverse society, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Auckland screen industry powers up

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand film production revenue increased 15 percent to $1.1 billion in 2017, Stats NZ said today. Auckland’s film sector led this growth in 2017; however, Wellington still remains the main player in film production. More >>

Annual consents for townhouses, flats, and apartments up

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 11:39 am | Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for new townhouses, flats, and units were at a 23-year high, and apartments rose significantly in the year ended February 2018, Stats NZ said today. Meanwhile, consents for stand-alone houses were down slightly. More >>

Imports rise despite fall in cars

Monday, 26 March 2018, 10:48 am | Statistics New Zealand

Imports rose in February 2018 to a new high for a February month, Stats NZ said today. This rise was driven by machinery imports, despite a fall in the value of car imports. More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Friday, 23 March 2018, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: February 2018 (IVA) is now available on the Stats NZ website. More >>

Bay of Plenty Tops Regional GDP Increases Again

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 11:04 am | Statistics New Zealand

The Bay of Plenty’s increase in nominal GDP topped the regions for the second year in a row, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Chinese New Year Boosts Visitors to February Record

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

More than 15,000 visitors a day on average arrived in New Zealand in February, setting a new record for the month, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Auckland Economy Hits $100 billion

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Auckland’s nominal GDP has passed $100 billion for the first time, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Annual Net Migration Dips Below 69,000

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand saw a net gain of 68,900 migrants in the year ended February 2018, with 131,000 migrant arrivals and 62,000 migrant departures, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Outline of upcoming indicators for Our land 2018

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 12:07 pm | Statistics New Zealand

This page provides an overview of the new and discontinued land indicators for New Zealand’s Environmental Reporting Series: Our land 2018 , which Stats NZ and the Ministry for the Environment will publish on 19 April 2018. More >>

Census on track for 70 percent online

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 11:38 am | Statistics New Zealand

More than 3.2 million people have completed the 2018 Census online so far, and the total is expected to exceed the online target of 70 percent, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Expansion and research on the rise

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

One in three New Zealand businesses invested in their expansion in 2017, compared with 1 in 5 in 2007, Stats NZ said today. These results come from the Business Operations Survey, which reports on businesses with six or more employees. More >>

 

 

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