Fonterra CEO’s Outrageous $8.31M Pay Year

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the huge $8.31 million pay year for Fonterras Theo Spierings is exactly why New Zealand needs say-on-pay laws. Read more »

UPDATE: Economists unimpressed as GDP growth comes in

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Economists were unimpressed by news that the economy grew in the second quarter, warning much of the growth was due to one-offs and won’t spur the central bank to lift interest rates any time soon. Read more »

GDP figures not good enough

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

In economic figures out today CTU President Richard Wagstaff says “New Zealand is flatlining. For nearly a decade our productivity performance and our growth per person has been embarrassing. Read more »

Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Todays GDP figures reflect an economy that the National Government has allowed to drift along on the basis of growing population rather than improving productivity and adding value, says Labours Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. Read more »

Exports Underpin Strong Economic Growth

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the June quarter, posting a 0.8 per cent increase in GDP, taking New Zealand’s growth rate for the year to 2.7 per cent, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. Read more »

Entrust Divvy Day arrives, $110m boost to Auckland economy

Press Release – Entrust

Dividends of $350 are winging their way to more than 327,000 households and businesses in Auckland as the 2017 Entrust dividend distribution gets underway. Read more »

HiFX Data Update – NZ Q2 GDP Release

Press Release – HiFX

The NZ GDP for Q2 has just been released. The GDP for Q2 came on market expectations: Adjusted GDP Q2/ Annual: GDP +0.8% / +2.5% Consensus +0.8% / +2.5% NZ GDP over the last 12 months was +2.7% (consensus was +2.8%). Q1 GDP was revised higher to +0.6%, … Read more »

Economy Grows 0.8% in June Quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.8 percent in the June 2017 quarter, following a revised 0.6 percent rise in the March quarter, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Tech’s momentum now a huge impact on the Kiwi economy

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Techs momentum now a huge impact on the Kiwi economy September 21, 2017 New Zealand is rapidly becoming a significant digital nation where technology is positively impacting on almost all traditional sectors such as banking, agriculture and tourism, the NZTech … Read more »

June BOP underscores strong economy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Better than expected balance of payments figures out this morning underscore the strength of both the services and goods sectors of the New Zealand economy, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. Read more »

24 hour challenge leverages huge green growth opportunity

Press Release – Climathon

Wellington, New Zealand – Participants are urged to sign up now for Wellingtons upcoming Climathon to get their hands on the most recent data and knowledge that could see them come up with groundbreaking, new ideas to reduce carbon emissions … Read more »

Highest population growth across central North Island

Press Release – The Central Economic Development Agency

For the first time in more than a generation, population growth has returned to all districts in the Horizons Regional Council area Horowhenua, Manawat, Palmerston North, Tararua, Rangitikei, Ruapehu and Whanganui. Read more »

National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealands economy is failing the very people it is supposed to uplift, characterised by stalled productivity, exports going backwards and a Government content to let it drift, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. Read more »

Late payments rise for second consecutive quarter

Press Release – Dun and Bradstreet

Please find attached Dun & Bradstreets quarterly report into Late Payments in NZ and key highlights below. Please note that this report provides a summary of how late entities pay for goods and services in NZ after payment is due and was formerly … Read more »

NZ consumer confidence dips in September on future worries

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand consumer confidence dropped in the September quarter as the slowing housing market dented optimism about the future, although people felt more upbeat about their current financial situation. Read more »

NZ services sector expands in August

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 18 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s services sector, which accounts for about two-thirds of the economy, gained in August, though employment dropped back. Read more »

National Releases Plan for Economic Success

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National has released its five point plan for the New Zealand economy and our tax system, designed to deliver sustained economic success and help families and businesses get ahead, Finance spokesperson Steven Joyce says. Read more »

NZ Services Sector Expands in August

Press Release – BusinessNZ

New Zealands services sector experienced a lift in expansion during August, according to the BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI). The PSI for August was 57.3, which was 1.3 points higher than July (A PSI reading above 50.0 indicates that … Read more »

NZ economy seen expanding in June quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealands economy likely expanded at an aggregate level in the second quarter but per capita growth was probably tepid as migration runs hot. Read more »

NZ manufacturing gains in August

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s manufacturing activity continued to gain in August, pushing further above the long-term average as activity in the South Island and larger firms picked up. Read more »

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