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Stats NZ seeks views on what constitutes housing quality

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

Feedback is being sought on a proposed housing quality conceptual framework, co-designed by Stats NZ, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), and the Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ). More >>

Construction costs, rents, and rates rise

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

The cost of running a household rose over the year to September 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Petrol pushes annual inflation to 1.9 percent

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) increased 1.9 percent in the September 2018 year, driven by higher petrol prices, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Independent reviewers of 2018 Census appointed

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 11:27 am | Statistics New Zealand

A comprehensive independent Review of the 2018 Census will be carried out by leading New Zealand management consultant Murray Jack and Canadian census expert, Connie Graziadei, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Lettuce shows largest price fall in four years

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

Lettuce prices fell 45 percent in September 2018, to an average of $1.81 a head, Stats NZ said today. They were down 30 percent for the year. More >>

Big quarterly lift in retail card spending - Stats NZ

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 11:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

Quarterly retail card spending in the September 2018 quarter rose at its fastest pace in seven and a half years, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Hotels, motels, and holiday parks more popular than ever

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

People spent a record number of nights at hotels, motels, and holiday parks in the August 2018 year, but nights spent at backpackers fell, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New Zealand internet is going unlimited

Monday, 8 October 2018, 11:25 am | Statistics New Zealand

Broadband connections with unlimited data caps made up over 70 percent of all broadband connections in New Zealand in 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Fibre optic connections increase 54 percent

Monday, 8 October 2018, 11:18 am | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly 600,000 homes and businesses have high-speed fibre-optic internet connections, a 54 percent increase from 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Dwelling and household estimates: September 2018 quarter

Friday, 5 October 2018, 11:00 am | 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 >>

Higher rates of serious injuries for Māori

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

Māori are more likely to suffer serious non-fatal injuries from vehicle crashes and assaults, but less likely from falls, compared with the total population, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Serious injuries from falls, self-harm, and vehicle crashes

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

The rates of serious non-fatal injuries from falls and from self-harm were at record highs in 2017, Stats NZ said today. The rate for motor-vehicle crashes was also the highest for 16 years. More >>

Visitors boost trade surplus – corrected

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 4:57 pm | Statistics New Zealand

3 October 2018 : This is a corrected version of the news story first published on 4 September 2018. See Correction to Goods and services trade by country: Year ended June 2018 for details. More >>

Annual Auckland homes consented at record levels

Friday, 28 September 2018, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

A record 12,959 new homes were consented to be built in Auckland in the year ended August 2018, up 26 percent from the previous August year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Correction to Well-being statistics: 2016

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 12:31 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Stats NZ has republished three sets of tables in Well-being statistics: 2016 to correct an error. This was due to a processing issue affecting ethnicity data. The error only affects 2016 New Zealand General Social Survey (GSS) data. More >>

Monthly trade deficit widest on record

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

A rise in goods imports to near record levels in August 2018 has contributed to the largest-ever monthly goods trade deficit, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Net migration eases back towards 2015 level

Friday, 21 September 2018, 1:56 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration was down 8,800 (to 63,300) in the August 2018 year when compared with the August 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Visitor numbers boosted by Asia-Pacific region

Friday, 21 September 2018, 1:08 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor numbers for August 2018 were up 5.4 percent from August 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Broad-based growth as GDP rises 1 percent in June quarter

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 11:20 am | Statistics New Zealand

Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 1.0 percent in the June 2018 quarter, up from 0.5 percent last quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is the largest quarterly rise in two years. More >>

Annual current account deficit widens to $9.5 billion

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s current account deficit for the year ended June 2018 widened to $9.5 billion, 3.3 percent of GDP, Stats NZ said today. More >>

   

 

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