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Balance of Payments: Year ended 31 March 2016

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 11:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

At 31 March 2016: • Of New Zealand’s $227.4 billion total investment abroad, 62.9 percent was in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. • Of the $386.4 billion foreign investment in New Zealand, 58.3 percent was from Australia, ... More >>

Exports fall 8.7 percent as milk powder hits seven-year low

Monday, 26 September 2016, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Milk powder exports fell in August 2016 to the lowest level since August 2009, contributing to a large 8.7 percent fall in the monthly value of exports when compared with August 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Christchurch spending bounces back in June

Friday, 23 September 2016, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

Shoppers in Christchurch city spent more in the June 2016 quarter, after a quiet March quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Friday, 23 September 2016, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand (IVA) is now available on the Statistics New Zealand website. More >>

Kiwis fly on record 2.5 million annual overseas trips

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand residents took a record 2.51 million overseas trips in the August 2016 year, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was up 6 percent, or 144,300 more trips than in the August 2015 year. More >>

New Zealand’s gold medal haul twice as nice

Monday, 19 September 2016, 1:23 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand came out on top of the per capita medals tables for the Rio Paralympics, Statistics NZ said today. More >>

Voting-age women outnumber men

Monday, 19 September 2016, 11:04 am | Statistics New Zealand

Voting-age women in New Zealand outnumbered men by about 137,000 at the 2013 Census, and women are more likely to vote, Statistics NZ said today. More >>

Liam's gold adds to New Zealand's per capita medal treasure

Friday, 16 September 2016, 1:33 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand has hit its target for 18 medals at the Rio Paralympics, extending its gilt-edged standing on the medals per capita tables, according to Statistics NZ. More >>

Economy builds on strong foundations

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 3:31 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Strong housing activity and Kiwi consumer spending helped drive economic growth of 0.9 percent in the June quarter, Statistics NZ said earlier today . More >>

Strong domestic and export demand bolsters GDP

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 12:01 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Gross domestic product increased 0.9 percent in the June 2016 quarter, following a revised increase of 0.9 percent in the March 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Services surplus falls as Kiwis take flight

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

Record spending by New Zealanders travelling overseas was behind a larger current account deficit in the June 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. The current account deficit was $1.8 billion for the June quarter, $187 million larger ... More >>

New Zealand still on top in per capita medals table

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 4:47 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand remains at the top of the world for medals per capita at the Rio Paralympics, with four more medals. More >>

Banana prices spike to record high

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices rose 1.3 percent in August 2016, partly influenced by record high banana prices, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

New Zealand first on per capita medals table

Monday, 12 September 2016, 3:13 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand is now at the top of world for medals per capita at the Rio Paralympics, after a swag of podium finishes over the weekend. More >>

Tourists boost mid-winter guest nights

Monday, 12 September 2016, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for July 2016 were 6.9 percent higher than in July 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Record international visitor arrivals for a July month contributed to most of the increase. More >>

Fuel puts the brake on card spending

Friday, 9 September 2016, 11:23 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total retail spending using electronic cards was $4.7 billion in August 2016, up $166 million (3.7 percent) from August 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Of the six retail industries, the only decrease was in the fuel industry, down $36 million ... More >>

NZ Paralympics team aims for top honours per capita

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 11:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

Will the New Zealand Paralympics team retain the title of top medals per capita, achieved in London four years ago? More >>

Counting Jedis, Pagans, and those with no religion too

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Marxists, Maoists, Jedis, and Pagans will be able to see how many other people in New Zealand identify with their religious, philosophical, or spiritual beliefs. This is if Statistics NZ goes ahead with its proposal to refresh the standard classification ... More >>

Local Authority Statistics: June 2016 quarter – tables

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 11:34 am | Statistics New Zealand

This release provides the latest data on the performance of core non-trading activities of local authorities. See Local Authority Statistics: June 2016 quarter – tables on our website. More >>

Meat and dairy boost manufacturing sales

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

A lift in meat and dairy manufacturing helped increase total manufacturing sales in the June 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

 

 

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