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Services lead to growth in GDP

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Strong growth in service industries saw gross domestic product (GDP) rise 0.7 percent in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Falling goods exports drive rise in current account deficit

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account balance was a deficit of $2.0 billion in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was $1.4 billion larger than the March 2014 quarter deficit. More >>

Operating deficit improves for local authorities

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Local authorities had an operating deficit in the June 2014 quarter, but the deficit has improved since the previous quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. Expenditure exceeded income by $50.6 million (after adjusting for seasonal effects). More >>

Food prices rise 0.3 percent in August

Friday, 12 September 2014, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices rose 0.3 percent in August 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This rise follows a 0.7 percent fall in July and a 1.4 percent rise in June. More >>

Guest nights rise in July

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 11:21 am | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for New Zealand guest nights continued to rise in July, Statistics New Zealand said today. The series has risen for the latest 26 months. More >>

Retail card spending rises in August

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards increased by a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent in August 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

More New Zealanders on super than self-employed

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

More people are now receiving New Zealand superannuation or the veterans pension than are earning income from self-employment or business, according to census results released by Statistics New Zealand today. More >>

Manufacturing sales dip in June quarter

Monday, 8 September 2014, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

The total manufacturing sales volume fell in the June 2014 quarter, with mixed results across industries, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Wholesale sales lift in June quarter

Friday, 5 September 2014, 11:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Seasonally adjusted total sales increased 1.8 percent in the latest quarter, after a 0.2 percent fall in the March 2014 quarter. More >>

Building activity steady – Media release

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 11:16 am | Statistics New Zealand

Building activity volume showed a small increase in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Export volumes fall, while import volumes rise

Monday, 1 September 2014, 11:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the June 2014 quarter, seasonally adjusted export volumes fell 5.3 percent, while import volumes rose 3.6 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Construction underpins 2013 business performance

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:24 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total sales for New Zealand businesses increased 1.4 percent (to $531.5 billion) in the 2013 financial year, Statistics New Zealand said today. This followed a 4.2 percent increase in the 2012 financial year. More >>

Dwelling consents trend continues to rise

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:03 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 >>

Food prices fall 0.7 percent in July

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:23 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices fell 0.7 percent in the month of July 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This fall follows a 1.4 percent rise in June and a 0.6 percent rise in May. More >>

Monthly exports fall for first time since August 2013

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

The value of exported goods was $3.7 billion in July 2014, down $125 million (3.3 percent) compared with More >>

Decision made on CPI recommendations

Monday, 25 August 2014, 3:24 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Two new initiatives for the consumers price index (CPI) will occur as part of decisions published by Statistics New Zealand. These initiatives will help to ensure we continue to meet customer needs. More >>

Visitor arrivals reach record high in July

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of visitor arrivals to New Zealand in July 2014 (196,900) was the highest ever for a July month, Statistics New Zealand said today. It surpassed the previous July high of 183,700 in 2013. More >>

Refusal to complete census results in 46 convictions

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Failing to fill out a census form has resulted in the convictions of 46 people, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Capital goods prices up 0.7 percent

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the June 2014 quarter, the price of purchasing new capital items rose 0.7 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Four of six asset groups measured by the capital goods price index (CGPI) rose. More >>

Producer prices fall in June 2014 quarter

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

Producer prices fell in the June 2014 quarter, due to decreases in dairy prices, Statistics New Zealand said today. Prices received by New Zealand producers, as measured by the output producers price index (PPI), fell 0.5 percent in the June 2014 quarter. More >>

 

 

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