HLFS Estimated Working-age Population: June 2016 quarter

Press Release – 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 … Read more »

A progressive action plan for Napier and Hawke’s Bay

Press Release – Napier City Council

The National Aquarium of New Zealand is set to directly benefit from an exciting and unprecedented boost, says Mayor Bill Dalton, following the launch of Matariki – The Hawkes Bay Regional Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan 2016. Read more »

Hawke’s Bay economic action plan launched

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic Development Hon Nathan Guy Minister for Primary Industries 27 July 2016 Read more »

Long, Auckland-driven construction boom ahead: BRANZ report

Article – BusinessDesk

The pipeline of new Auckland housing will underpin a longer construction boom for the country, making up for an overestimation in the amount of commercial work in the pipeline, says the 2016 National Construction Pipeline Report. Read more »

Customised Careers Advice a Solution Long Time Coming

Press Release – NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students Associations applauds the moves of the Labour Party to acknowledge the need for good careers advice. Read more »

Labour’s careers policy encouraging

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

Labours careers policy encouraging The road transport industry welcomes the policy announcement today from Labour to boost the role of careers advisors in schools, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley. Like many other OECD nations … Read more »

Economic leadership key to keeping up with the Joneses

Press Release – Jo Coughlan

Mayoral Candidate Jo Coughlan is singing Wellingtons economic praises ahead of this evenings official launch of the new David Jones store on Lambton Quay. Read more »

First investor confidence rating released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Bill English Minister of Finance 26 July 2016 Media Statement First investor confidence rating released The first release of the Investor Confidence Rating (ICR) has given government agencies a mid to high level rating for investment management … Read more »

2016 Beyond Recruitment Economic & Labour Report

Press Release – Beyond Recruitment

Beyond Recruitment are delighted to launch the 2016 Beyond Recruitment Economic & Labour report, featuring the insights of Beyond Recruitment CEO, Liza Viz; General Manager, Ben Pearson; General Manager Client Solutions, Michelle Visser and Economist … Read more »

Oil and Gas Potential Game Changer for New Zealand

Press Release – PEPANZ

Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) Chief Executive Cameron Madgwick told Dunedin business representatives today that a significant oil or gas discovery could be a game changer for the New Zealand economy. Read more »

House prices to peak next year on new supply

Article – BusinessDesk

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand house prices will rise another 17 percent before peaking late next year as accelerating building activity takes time to meet the imbalance between a lack of housing stock and growing demand, says economic consultancy Infometrics. Read more »

NZ export log prices drop to 7-month low

Article – BusinessDesk

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand export log prices slid to a seven-month low in July as a stronger local currency and weaker prices in key export markets dented returns. Read more »

NZ levies one of the world’s lowest property purchase taxes

Press Release – UHY Haines Norton

New Zealand levies one of the worlds lowest property purchase taxes on prime real estate – global UHY study reveals Read more »

World Week Ahead: Wall St seen powering higher

Article – BusinessDesk

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – A Federal Reserve policy meeting, a slew of US earnings including from Apple, Facebook and Twitter, as well as a flurry of economic data will take centre stage this week as investors are trying to gauge whether fresh records … Read more »

Grant Robertson interviewed by Corin Dann

Article – TVNZ

CORIN I wonder if you could give us a sense of how a future Labour government would navigate its way through its economic issues in a world of post-Brexit, of potentially a Donald Trump presidency. Its a pretty scary place. What would be your priorities? Read more »

Investors Displeased by Central Banks

Press Release – ThinkMarkets

It was a very disappointing day for investors as nothing came good out of the ECB meeting and on the earnings front, there were no upbeat news either. Investors saw that the central banks are keeping the markets happy by only talking but no reaction … Read more »

Auckland Council receives Unitary Plan recommendations

Press Release – Auckland Council

The USB stick containing the Independent Hearings Panels recommendations for the Aucklands Unitary Plan. Read more »

Hastings retail economy hits $60m

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Retail growth in Hastings continues to outstrip the national rate, up more than eight per cent in the three months ended June 2016. Read more »

New Zealand payment times remain low

Press Release – Dun and Bradstreet

New Zealand invoice payment times have maintained their record-low momentum, averaging approximately 35 days for the last four quarters, despite increasing slightly over the second quarter of 2016. According to Dun & Bradstreets Trade Payments … Read more »

All five leading retail banks require 40% property deposit

Article – BusinessDesk

July 21 (BusinessDesk) – All five of the country’s leading retail banks have acted early to introduce restrictions on lending to property investors as part of the Reserve Bank’s bid to slow the heated housing market. Read more »

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