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Hatches and despatches – who does what in New Zealand?

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:20 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand babies are most likely to be helped into the world by a female midwife, according to the 2018 Census, and young children are far more likely to be taught by women, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Guest nights star in Mackenzie district

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Relative to the size of its resident population, Mackenzie district had the most guests staying in hotels, motels, backpackers, and holiday parks per resident of any area in New Zealand in the September 2019 year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Avocados at lowest price in almost three years

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Avocados are at their cheapest average price since February 2017, with tomato, lettuce, and cucumber prices also falling, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Rental price indexes: October 2019

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 10:44 am | Statistics New Zealand

The rental price indexes measure the changes in prices that households pay for housing rentals. More >>

Australian visitor arrivals reach new heights

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals from Australia exceeded 1.5 million for the year ended September 2019, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New Zealand net migration rate remains high

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Migration in the past year increased New Zealand’s population by about 11 more people for every 1,000 already living here, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Spending slips in October

Monday, 11 November 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail card spending fell 0.6 percent in October 2019, with less spent on long-lasting goods such as hardware and appliances, as well as a dip in day-to-day spending on food and drinks, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Pay settlements help push wage growth to a ten-year high

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:42 am | Statistics New Zealand

Labour cost index (LCI) salary and wage rates (including overtime) increased 2.4 percent in the year to September 2019 quarter, its largest annual increase since the June 2009 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Unemployment rises to 4.2 percent - underutilisation falls

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.2 percent in the September 2019 quarter, up from 3.9 percent last quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Kiwis report feeling less healthy

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 10:45 am | Statistics New Zealand

The proportion of New Zealanders rating their general health as ‘excellent’ has fallen over the last eight years, especially among adults aged under 45, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New Zealanders feel financially better off

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 10:43 am | Statistics New Zealand

According to results from the General Social Survey, the proportion of people who felt they had enough or more than enough money to meet everyday needs increased from 51 percent in 2008 to 63 percent in 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

High-density housing on the rise

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new high-density homes consented grew 22 percent in the September 2019 year, reaching 14,492 consented, Stats NZ said today. More >>

International migration estimates extended back to 2001

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Estimates of migrant arrivals, migrant departures, and net migration using the new measure of migration are now available back to January 2001, Stats NZ said today. More >>

One in five homes damp

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

More than one in five homes were damp some or all of the time, and for renters, dampness was more than twice as common than for those who owned their home or held it in a family trust, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Construction industry at the top of the ladder for growth

Friday, 25 October 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

The construction industry added 12,820 more enterprises and 45,400 more employees over the five-year period to February 2019 – the highest gains by any of the 19 industries, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Home transfers to overseas people steady in September

Friday, 25 October 2019, 10:45 am | Statistics New Zealand

Almost 190 homes were transferred to people who didn’t hold New Zealand citizenship or a resident visa in the September 2019 quarter – relatively unchanged from the June 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

More men in their 30s joining the dad club

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

Dads are embarking on the parenting journey much later in life than a generation ago, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Car streets ahead for travel to work and education

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 1:02 pm | Statistics New Zealand

More than 1.4 million working people drove a private car, truck, or van to work and more than 120,000 students drove to their place of education according to the 2018 Census, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Estimated population up in all regions

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Northland, Waikato, and Bay of Plenty were the fastest-growing regions in the year ended 30 June 2019, while the West Coast only had a small increase, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New Zealand marine report warns of effects of climate change

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 10:44 am | Statistics New Zealand

A new report on the state of New Zealand’s marine environment warns of the serious effects of climate change and other issues on the unique life in our oceans and coasts. More >>

 

 

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