Household Labour Force Estimated Working-age Population

Press Release – 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 … Read more »

NZ dollar rises as greenback falls on weaker durable goods

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar gained after weaker than expected US durable goods data weighed on the outlook for growth in the world’s largest economy. Read more »

North American, Asian visitors drive surge in tourist spend

Press Release – 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. Read more »

Fabian Debate: Fiscal Sustainability and Economic Diversity

Press Release – New Zealand Fabian Society

I would like to invite you to hear Brian Easton and Wayne Mapp discuss and debate issues surrounding fiscal sustainability in superannuation and health care, and New Zealand’s economic diversification. Read more »

NZ dollar rises as weaker US data weighs on greenback

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar advanced after weaker-than-expected US data weighed on the US dollar. Read more »

NZ trade deficit widens in Sept amid lower log, dairy prices

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s monthly trade deficit widened more than expected in September as falling prices for logs and dairy products weighed on exports while imports were boosted by an incoming aircraft. Read more »

NZ dollar drops to week-low as lower inflation seen weighing

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar declined to a week-low after data yesterday showed inflation accelerated at a slower than expected pace in the third quarter, suggesting interest rates may stay at current levels for longer. Read more »

RESEND: NZ dollar falls as benign inflation weighs on kiwi

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the third quarter was slower than the Reserve Bank had forecast, giving it less reason to resume raising interest rates after pausing its tightening cycle in July. Read more »

NZ dollar falls as benign inflation data weighs on kiwi

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the third quarter was slower than the Reserve Bank had forecast, giving it less reason to resume raising interest rates after pausing its tightening cycle in July. Read more »

New Zealand inflation still low: Downside surprises continue

Press Release – HSBC Bank

New Zealand Q3 CPI came in lower than expected, the annual rate falling from 1.6% to 1.0% (market expected 1.2%) at the bottom of the RBNZs target band and below their forecast for +1.3%. The major slowdown in price pressures came in tradable … Read more »

BNZ CEO Healy calls on business leaders to help improve NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

BNZ chief executive Healy calls on business leaders to help fix five key NZ challenges Read more »

RBNZ risk management to protect system, not individual firms

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The Reserve Bank’s risk management processes aim to protect the integrity of the entire financial system rather than individual entities, which should be allowed to fail to avoid moral hazard and inefficiency, the regulator says. Read more »

$8 Billion Tech Industry Shows Record Growth

Press Release – Technology Investment Network

New Zealand s Tech Export Sectors revenue has increased by 62% over the last decade to a record $8.3Billion, says the Technology Investment Network in its tenth annual TIN100 Report released today. The report measures the performance of the New … Read more »

NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lower

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell about half a US cent after tepid local inflation pushed out the likely timeline for future interest rate hikes and cleared the way for a lower currency. Read more »

NZ 3Q inflation misses expecations; kiwi drops

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand inflation was steady in the third quarter of the year, slowing the annual pace of price increases, and raising the prospect of interest rates staying lower for longer after the data fell short of expectations. … Read more »

NZ dollar falls ahead of inflation on prospect of low rates

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar weakens ahead of 3Q inflation on speculation interest rates to stay on hold Read more »

Construction momentum builds across New Zealand

Press Release – Hays

Jobs growth in New Zealands construction industry is gathering pace as several large infrastructure developments have commenced or are about to get underway, says recruiting experts Hays Construction. Read more »

John Key: Our plan for the next three years

Press Release – John Key

This week New Zealands fifty-first Parliament convened for the first time. The National Caucus is a strong, united team and I was pleased to hear the first maiden speeches of our new MPs. I was also proud to take the opportunity to outline some … Read more »

First NZ job fairs in November

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has announced that a series of job fairs will be held in capital cities across Australia to encourage more Kiwis to return home and Australians to settle here to help fill emerging skills gaps and support thriving New Zealand-based businesses. Read more »

Māori Operated SMEs Ahead on Earnings

Press Release – MYOB

Mori-operated small businesses have outperformed the SME average over the last year, although operators are less confident of growth in 2015 according to a nationwide survey. Read more »

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