Motherhood penalty unacceptable

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

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What drives happiness in the workplace?

Press Release – Robert Half

As many organisations discover the remarkable effect a motivated and happy workforce has on productivity, a new report Its time we all work happy: The secrets of the happiest companies and employees , commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert … Read more »

BNZ’s Online Retail Sales January 2017

Press Release – Bank of New Zealand

Please find attached the latest BNZ and Marketview monthly report on New Zealands Online Retail Sales. Read more »

NZ Consumer Confidence Hits Nine Year High in Q4 2016

Press Release – Nielsen NZ

NZ Consumer Confidence Hits Nine Year High in Fourth Quarter of 2016 Consumer confidence index reached 103 in Q4 2016 the highest since Q3 2007 Sentiments around job prospects and personal finances up; good time to buy things stable Read more »

Milk powder exports continue to rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Milk powder rose $48 million (7.3 percent) in value in January 2017, despite the quantity exported falling by around 19,000 tonnes (9.4 percent), Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

NZ small business underpin “rockstar” economy

Press Release – CPA Australia

New Zealands strong economic credentials have been given a ringing endorsement in the latest survey of small businesses across Asia Pacific, with growth expectations at a record high. Read more »

Retail trade survey data for December 2016 quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Statistics NZ has today corrected the fuel and total sales volumes figures for the December 2016 quarter, first published on 17 February 2017. Read more »

Northland Residential Property Price Increases Accelerated

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

The average price being paid for residential property across all of Northland accelerated in the last quarter of 2016 to an all-time high of $554,000. Read more »

High-strength beer available doubles in five years

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In 2016, 17 percent more high-strength beer was available than in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. The rise follows a 38 percent increase in 2015. Read more »

Population growth expected to slow in most regions

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Nearly all regional council areas (regions) will have more people in 2043 than 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. However, projections suggest the record growth rates seen in recent years will begin to subside. Read more »

3 Wins Friday & Saturday Night, Project to Launch Tonight

Press Release – Mediaworks

Friday saw Three win the night in three key commercial demographics (25-54, 18-49 & HHS wk 0-14), with the nights movie – Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull winning its timeslot in all four demographics – 25-54, 18-39, 18-49 … Read more »

Milk prices continue to drive producer prices

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Producer output prices rose 1.5 percent in the December 2016 quarter, and producer input prices rose 1.0 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

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 »

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