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International tourists and Kiwis boost tourism spend

Friday, 7 December 2018, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

Continued growth in overseas visitor numbers, and a buoyant domestic tourism market, drove tourism spending to $39.1 billion in the year ended March 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Kiwifruit gives wholesale trade a golden glow

Friday, 7 December 2018, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

Fruit exports drove wholesale trade up for the second quarter in a row, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Home building in Auckland lifts construction activity

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Home building in Auckland drove an increase in the overall volume of building activity in New Zealand in the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Two-way trade tops $160 billion for the first time

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Increased exports and imports helped push New Zealand’s two-way trade of goods and services to $160.7 billion for the year ended September 2018, up $16.7 billion from the year ended September 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Higher fuel prices dent terms of trade

Monday, 3 December 2018, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Rising petrol and diesel prices pushed import prices up more than export prices, leading to a 0.3 percent fall in the terms of trade in the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Auckland home consents hit 13,000

Friday, 30 November 2018, 11:37 am | Statistics New Zealand

More than 13,000 new homes were consented in Auckland in a year for the first time since the 1970s, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Construction and accommodation cement employment growth

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 12:26 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Construction in Auckland has led employment growth in the region, Stats NZ said today. Construction employed 8,000 more people in the year ended March 2017 than in the previous year. More >>

2018 Census data release delayed

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 12:09 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Work on the first release of 2018 Census data is taking longer than expected due to the complex nature of the task, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Monthly goods imports from China rise a record $430 million

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Goods imports from China were up $430 million, reaching $1.5 billion in October 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Monthly imports top $6 billion for first time

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Monthly imports hit a record $6.2 billion in October 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Fuel drives sales values up in September

Monday, 26 November 2018, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail fuel sales rose 7.0 percent ($150 million) in the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New Zealanders take more overseas trips than ever before

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Over 3 million New Zealand residents arrived back from overseas trips in the year ended October 2018, Stats NZ said today. This was up 175,100 from the October 2017 year. More >>

Net migration is lowest since 2015

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration has eased to its lowest level in three years, Stats NZ said today. For the year ended October 2018, it fell to 61,800. More >>

Fuel drives up transport costs

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

The prices that businesses pay for petrol and diesel rose 6.9 percent and 7.0 percent, respectively, in the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Dairy farmers face squeeze

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Dairy farmers are getting a lower payout for milk but their costs are rising for goods and services like feed, fuel, and freight, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Record lamb chop prices as BBQ season nears

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

The price of lamb chops reached a record high in October, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Fuel spending up as petrol prices rise

Monday, 12 November 2018, 11:22 am | Statistics New Zealand

Spending on fuel rose in October as petrol prices reached record levels, but less was spent on clothes and shoes, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Record annual guest nights surpass 40 million

Monday, 12 November 2018, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

Nights spent in short-term commercial accommodation set a new record in the year ended September 2018, surpassing 40 million guest nights for the first time, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Time for all New Zealanders to see themselves in the data

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 9:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

Public consultation on sexual orientation has shown how important it is for every New Zealander to see themselves in official statistics, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Unemployment rate falls to 3.9 percent

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

   

 

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