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Total exports rise despite fall in dairy

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted value of goods exported rose 0.9 percent to $12 billion in the December 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Student Loans and Allowances: 2013 – tables

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 11:37 am | Statistics New Zealand

Student Loans and Allowances covers students who accessed the student support system (the Student Loan Scheme and the Student Allowances Scheme) while participating in tertiary education. See Student Loans and Allowances: 2013 – tables on our website ... More >>

CPI falls 0.2 percent in December quarter

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) fell 0.2 percent in the December 2014 quarter, following three consecutive rises of 0.3 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. The CPI often falls in December quarters. More >>

Guest nights rise in November

Friday, 16 January 2015, 11:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for November 2014 were 5.9 percent higher than in November 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the eighth consecutive month of rises. More >>

Food prices rise 0.3 percent in December

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

In December 2014, food prices rose 0.3 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.5 percent fall in November, and no overall change in October. More >>

Retail card spending falls slightly in December

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards decreased by a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent in December 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This slight fall followed a 0.2 percent decrease in November 2014. More >>

Dwelling consents at seven-year high

Friday, 9 January 2015, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for new dwellings hit a seven-year high in November, Statistics New Zealand said today. In unadjusted terms, 2,420 new dwellings were consented in November (including 474 apartments). More >>

Dairy exports continue to fall from late 2013 highs

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total goods exports fell 9.5 percent to $4.0 billion in November 2014 compared with November 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. Imported goods fell 1.3 percent to $4.2 billion. More >>

Christchurch spending continues to grow

Friday, 19 December 2014, 12:06 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Christchurch's growth in retail and hospitality spending continues to outpace that at the national level, Statistics New Zealand said today. For Christchurch city, after seasonal fluctuations are removed, retail and hospitality sales increased 1.2 ... More >>

Disabled people keen to work

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

Almost two-thirds of disabled adults aged under 65 are employed, and most of the remainder would like to have jobs, according to a new report released by Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Holidaymakers from China push up visitor arrivals

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand were up 8 percent in November 2014 (270,400), compared with November 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. The biggest increase was from China, up almost 50 percent from 2013. More >>

GDP up 1.0 percent

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Gross domestic product (GDP) was up 1.0 percent in the September 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. The growth was driven by primary industries, which increased 5.8 percent More >>

Auckland housing now very different from the rest of NZ

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 1:46 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Auckland’s housing has changed markedly over the past two decades as the city reacts to its growing population, with more multi-storey homes, greater density, and fewer unoccupied homes all making it very different to the rest of the country, according ... More >>

Current account deficit widens

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:22 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account balance was a deficit of $2.5 billion in the September 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is $490 million larger than the June 2014 quarter deficit. More >>

Dairy cattle total rises to 6.7 million

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of dairy cattle in New Zealand continued to rise, to reach 6.7 million at the end of June, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Call of the marae still strong

Monday, 15 December 2014, 12:49 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly 400,000 Māori know which of the country’s 800-plus marae is theirs, and most would like to visit more often, according to the first report of its kind from Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Local authorities' operating deficit increases

Friday, 12 December 2014, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Local authorities’ operating deficit increased in the September 2014 quarter compared with the previous quarter, as expenditure continued to exceed income, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Spring brings lower vegetable prices

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 1:34 pm | Statistics New Zealand

In November 2014, food prices fell 0.5 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows no change overall in October and a 0.8 percent fall in September. More >>

Guest nights rise in October

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 12:29 pm | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for October 2014 were 7.3 percent higher than in October 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the seventh consecutive month of rises. More >>

Retail card spending falls slightly in November

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 12:02 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards decreased by a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent in November 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This slight fall followed a 1.0 percent increase in October 2014. More >>

 

 

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