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Wealth of top 20 percent rises by $394,000

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The net worth of the richest 20 percent of New Zealand households has risen $394,000 since 2015, to reach a median of $1.75 million, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Food prices ease in November: buy your strawberries now

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 13 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand food prices fell in November, driven by a seasonal fall in fruit and vegetables. The biggest fall was strawberries, with prices tumbling 33 percent on the month and 5 percent compared to this time last year. Read more »

Wellington rents match Auckland for the first time

Press Release – Trade Me Property

Wellington City rents now match Auckland City for the first time after the median rent in the capital rose 5.8 per cent on last year to $550 per week in November, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. Read more »

Hospitality spending rises as petrol prices retreat

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Drivers spent less on fuel in November as pump prices eased off record highs, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Dairy and meat products lead manufacturing fall

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

A fall in dairy and meat products pushed overall manufacturing sales down for the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Value of household assets continues to rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The net worth of New Zealand households was $1.5 trillion at March 2017, up from $886 billion at March 2007, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

A pause before another rush

Press Release – Paymark

The first seven days of December were busy for most merchants, as to be expected this time of year, but the annual growth rate was low. Spending amongst non-fuel merchants through Paymark last week, at $1,199 million, was 10% above the January-October … Read more »

International tourists and Kiwis boost tourism spend

Press Release – 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. Read more »

Kiwifruit gives wholesale trade a golden glow

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Fruit exports drove wholesale trade up for the second quarter in a row, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Young people and porn – the real story

Press Release – Office of Film and Literature Classification

For many children and young people in Aotearoa today, porn can be as close as the nearest phone. We now know over two thirds of 14 to 17-year-olds have been exposed to porn. One in four have seen porn before the age of 12 mostly by accident, … Read more »

Home building in Auckland lifts construction activity

Press Release – 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. Read more »

A record breaking year for the Young Tourism Export Council

Press Release – Young Tourism Export Council

YoungTEC is celebrating its most successful year to date, with this week marking the completion of the inaugural Leadership Day, and the largest registered number of YoungTEC Summit attendees. Read more »

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