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Food price index delay

Friday, 31 October 2014, 2:16 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand is delaying the release of the Food Price Index: November 2014 due to industrial action among Public Service Association members. More >>

Dwelling consents down in September

Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:46 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly 2,000 new dwellings were consented last month, but there are signs the trend is decreasing, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

One business for every nine NZers as business number rises

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:09 am | Statistics New Zealand

There was an all-time high of nearly half a million businesses in New Zealand in February 2014, with the highest rate of growth being in construction, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Household Labour Force Estimated Working-age Population

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 11:15 am | Statistics New Zealand

These tables provide 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 >>

North American, Asian visitors drive surge in tourist spend

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

Increasing numbers of visitors from North America and Asia contributed to a $1.1 billion increase in tourist spending in the past year, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Dairy continues to drive exports down

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:09 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted value of exported goods fell 3.0 percent, to $12 billion, in the September 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. Imports rose 3.7 percent, to $13 billion. More >>

CPI rises 0.3 percent in September quarter

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.3 percent in the September 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the third consecutive quarterly rise of 0.3 percent. More >>

Population in Auckland and Canterbury regions grows fastest

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Of New Zealand's 16 regions, only Auckland and Canterbury's population growth rate was above the national average, Statistics New Zealand said today. In the June 2014 year, Auckland's population grew by 34,000 (2.3 percent), while Canterbury's grew ... More >>

Small increase in visitor arrivals

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of visitor arrivals to New Zealand in September 2014 (193,300) increased 1 percent compared with September 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was the second-highest total for a September month, after September 2011 (219,900), which ... More >>

Labour costs rise 1.8 percent

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

Labour costs rose 1.8 percent in the year to the June 2014 quarter, with the non-wage component rising 2.0 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. The increase in the non-wage component reflected higher costs for annual leave and statutory holidays, ... More >>

Large services sector, modest energy users

Friday, 17 October 2014, 1:25 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The total energy use of the services sector accounts for less than 20 percent of the total business use, Statistics New Zealand said today. The services sector contributes 44 percent of New Zealand's GDP and covers 55 percent of people employed. More >>

Blue versus red cod – more than twice the price

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 2:51 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Blue cod costs on average $21 more a kilo than red cod, but is edged out by snapper as the most expensive commonly available fresh fish, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Agriculture, forestry workers at highest risk of injury

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:32 am | Statistics New Zealand

Just under one-quarter of agriculture, forestry, and fishery workers had a work-related injury claim accepted by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) in 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Faster, stronger, higher – New Zealand’s Internet trends

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

In 2014, New Zealanders used 53 percent more Internet data than they did last year, Statistics New Zealand said today. At a massive 53,000 terabytes, our data use is soaring to new heights. More >>

Food prices fall 0.8 percent in September

Monday, 13 October 2014, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices fell 0.8 percent in September 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This fall follows a 0.3 percent rise in August and a 0.7 percent fall in July. More >>

Guest nights show mixed picture

Friday, 10 October 2014, 11:34 am | Statistics New Zealand

Although the trend for national guest nights continued to rise in August, below the national level the picture was mixed, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

The times are changing and so is what we’re buying

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 3:10 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The times are changing and so is what we’re buying: Statistics NZ CPI Review More >>

Retail card spending has mixed results in September

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 11:33 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards decreased by a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent in September 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

More wage and salary earners boosts income

Friday, 3 October 2014, 1:39 pm | Statistics New Zealand

More people receiving income from wages and salaries pushed up individuals’ income, Statistics New Zealand said today. Fifty percent of people received more than $600 in the June 2014 quarter, which was $25 higher than in the June 2013 quarter and ... More >>

Dwelling consents growth slowing

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, but the rate of growth is slowing, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

 

 

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