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March drop in dwelling consents reverses February's rise

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:20 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new dwellings consented fell in March after a big rise in the previous month, and a fall in January, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Government Finance Statistics Year ended June 2015

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:18 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Government Finance Statistics (Central Government): Year ended June 2015 – Statistics NZ Information Release More >>

Household Labour Force Estimated Working-age Population

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 11:21 am | Statistics New Zealand

This table provides the working-age population estimate of the usually resident, non-institutionalised, civilian population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market ... More >>

Largest annual goods trade deficit in seven years

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 11:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

The annual trade balance for March 2016 was a deficit of $3.8 billion, the largest annual trade deficit since April 2009, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:18 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 >>

Early Easter helps break international travel records

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 12:16 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals numbered 344,400 in March 2016, with an earlier Easter break helping to produce a new March record, Statistics New Zealand said today. Visitor arrivals were up 52,600 (18 percent) from March 2015, with holidaymakers driving the increase. More >>

CPI up as cigarette price rise counters cheaper petrol

Monday, 18 April 2016, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.2 percent in the March 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a fall of 0.5 percent in the December 2015 quarter. More >>

Screen industry makes $3.2 billion despite Wellington decline

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 11:34 am | Statistics New Zealand

Screen industry makes $3.2 billion, despite decline in Wellington film production revenue – Media release More >>

Cauliflower prices at record high

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices rose 0.5 percent in March 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was influenced by rises across a range of vegetables, including record high prices for cauliflower. After adjusting for seasonal effects, food prices rose 0.8 percent. More >>

Leap year and warm weather boost guest nights

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 11:34 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for February 2016 were 7.0 percent higher than in February 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. This February, the extra day for the leap year and warm weather contributed to the rise. More >>

Retail card spending rises in March

Monday, 11 April 2016, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was $5.0 billion in March 2016, up $287 million (6.2 percent) from March 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Dwelling and Household Estimates: March 2016 quarter

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:04 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Dwelling and Household Estimates provide estimates of all private dwellings in New Zealand at a given date, and estimates of all households usually living in New Zealand at a given date. More >>

Almost half of New Zealand firms are innovating

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 11:20 am | Statistics New Zealand

More firms are creating better goods and services through greater spending on research and development in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Dwelling consents rebound in February

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new dwellings consented rose strongly in February after falling in the previous month, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

More friends and family equal a greater sense of well-being

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

People with a large number of family and friends tend to have much better overall life satisfaction, according to new research from Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Mixed export results in February

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 11:31 am | Statistics New Zealand

In February 2016 goods exports were valued at $4.0 billion, up $96 million (2.5 percent) when compared with February 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Capital productivity up more than labour productivity

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Capital productivity increased 0.7 percent in the year ended March 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 10:58 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 >>

Christchurch city's retail spending continues to rise

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

Christchurch city's retail and hospitality spending continues to outpace that at the national level, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Digital-friendly census to be tested tonight

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

A new digital-first census model is being tested by Statistics NZ on 22,000 households across the country tonight. This will help test the new processes planned for the next census in 2018. More >>

 

 

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