Top environmental issues: Water, agriculture, climate change

Press Release – Forest And Bird

The latest Public Perceptions of New Zealands Environment survey, released today, shows that New Zealanders have an overly positive view of our environment, but that we are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of our primary industries … Read more »

Car sales continue to rev up retail

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Car sales continued to push the volume of total retail trade sales up, with sales rising 1.9 percent in the December 2016 quarter, Statistics NZ said today. Read more »

NZ Abridged Period Life Table: 2014–16 (provisional)

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand abridged period life tables for the total New Zealand male and female populations indicate the trends in life expectancy between the construction of New Zealand complete period life tables . See New Zealand Abridged Period Life Table: … Read more »

New Zealand businesses set for asset buying spree

Press Release – Alleasing

More than half of New Zealand businesses are planning to increase their asset base in the first quarter of 2017, with the vast majority purchasing equipment to increase their asset base rather than replacing existing equipment. The bullish intentions … Read more »

Quake causes record fall in Kaikoura guest nights in November

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Kaikoura had a record 41 percent drop in guest nights at the districts hotels, motels, backpackers, and campgrounds in November, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Goods & Services Trade by Country: Year ended September 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Due to the Kaikoura Earthquake on 14 November 2016, the full Goods and Services Trade by Country: Year ended September 2016 release was cancelled. We are now able to provide the data from this release in machine-readable zipped csv files. These zipped csv … Read more »

Tourists flock to motels

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

International visitors continued to boost guest-night numbers, particularly for motels, in November, Statistics NZ said today. National guest nights for November 2016 were 5.1 percent higher than in November 2015. Read more »

Apple prices up 40 percent to highest level ever

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Record-high apple prices led to a 2.8 percent rise in food prices in January, Statistics New Zealand said today. The rise in food prices is the highest monthly increase since June 2009. Read more »

32% increase in Whanganui First Specialist Assessments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 2,300 more Whanganui DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008. Read more »

45% increase in Waitemata First Specialist Assessments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 19,000 more Waitemata DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008. Read more »

35% increase in Wairarapa patients receiving FSAs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 2,200 more Wairarapa DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008. Read more »

41% increase in Hutt Valley patients receiving FSAs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 5,000 more Hutt Valley DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008. Read more »

33% increase in Counties Manukau patients receiving FSAs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 14,600 more Counties Manukau DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008. Read more »

36% increase in Waikato patients receiving FSAs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 13,000 more Waikato DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008. Read more »

36% increase in Hawke’s Bay patients receiving FSAs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

13 February 2017 Media Statement 36% increase in Hawkes Bay patients receiving First Specialist Assessments Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 5,000 more Hawkes Bay DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment … Read more »

40% increase in Bay of Plenty patients receiving FSAs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 8,500 more Bay of Plenty DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008. Read more »

41% increase in Auckland patients receiving FSA

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 14,800 more Auckland DHB patients have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008. Read more »

Retail card spending up across the board in January

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was $5.1 billion in January 2017, up $270 million (5.6 percent) from January 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. All six retail industries had increases. Read more »

Housing consents fall at the end of a strong year

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The number of new homes consented tailed off towards the end of 2016, but increased overall in the year, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Change of Govt key to ending child poverty

Press Release – Green Party

The latest Salvation Army report reinforces the need for a new Government committed to action on the biggest issues facing New Zealand, the Green Party said today. Read more »

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