Stats NZ only have themselves to blame for postponement

Press Release – PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Statistics NZ only have themselves to blame for the indefinite postponement of the release of the Food Price Index: November 2014. Read more »

Food price index delay

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand is delaying the release of the Food Price Index: November 2014 due to industrial action among Public Service Association members. Read more »

Dwelling consents down in September

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Nearly 2,000 new dwellings were consented last month, but there are signs the trend is decreasing, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

NZ new building permits drop in Sept on election uncertainty

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand building consents fell at the fastest monthly pace in more than two years in September amid uncertainty around that month’s general election. Read more »

Colmar Brunton poll of Christchurch residents about the cath

Press Release – Restore Christchurch Cathedral Group

The Colmar Brunton poll released today shows the majority of CHCH residents want the cathedral restored. Read more »

NZ Consumer Confidence: Slow, Steady Progress Continues

Press Release – Nielsen NZ

AUCKLAND: 30 October 2014 New Zealand consumer confidence edged up three index points in the third quarter to a score of 102. The increase of three points from the previous quarter and five points from a year ago (Q3 2013) shows slow and steady … Read more »

Map: where property values have fallen and risen since 2007

Press Release – Data Insight

The holding of the OCR will continue to fuel the housing market. Dropped talk of future rate hikes will also fuel the property market, particularly in Auckland where we are seeing significant pockets of soaring house prices. Read more »

Living in a Media Bubble: Agency Life in NZ

Press Release – Nielsen Holdings NV

Advertising agencies have their finger on the pulse of hottest fashion trends and latest media technology. But are they in touch with the heartbeat of average New Zealanders? As agency folk, or Adlanders, are tasked with reaching and appealing … Read more »

Insurance rates in Wellington more than double 2010 rates

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Councils annual Operating Expenses Benchmarks (Opex) shows insurance premiums for commercial property in Wellington CBD have more than doubled since 2010. Read more »

Valocity delivers choice to property data market

Press Release – Data Insight

30 October 2014 Valocity delivers choice to property data market for first time For the first time in New Zealand there is choice in the property information market with the launch today of a new service and product, Valocity, by Data Insight. Valocity … Read more »

Stats NZ staff escalate action with ‘no more meetings’ rule

Press Release – Public Service Association

Statistics NZ staff have voted to escalate their ongoing industrial action in an effort to get Stats NZ back to the bargaining table with a reasonable offer. The staff, who are members of the Public Service Association (PSA), have been taking … Read more »

New research on innovation in residential construction

Press Release – Joint Press Release

A report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) on the impact of the demand for individually tailored (bespoke) houses on innovation in the residential construction sector was released today. Read more »

One business for every nine NZers as business number rises

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

There was an all-time high of nearly half a million businesses in New Zealand in February 2014, with the highest rate of growth being in construction, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

40% of Kiwis Discontent with Career

Press Release – SEEK

Recent research commissioned by SEEK New Zealand has revealed that Kiwis are not quite the happy-go-lucky bunch they seem to be, with almost 40% unhappy in their current jobs. Read more »

NZ Online Retail Sales in September 2014

Press Release – BNZ

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

Consumer confidence drives small dip in Cantometer Index

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB Cantometer Index eases slightly from last months record high Consumer confidence dips to just below pre-earthquake levels Positive industry developments boost outlook for Tourism sector Read more »

86% of drivers causing damage don’t leave details

Press Release – AA Insurance

Most Kiwis dont leave a note if they damage a parked car, according to AA Insurance. A recent AA Insurance Driver Survey, which interviewed 1,000 Kiwi drivers online, found that two thirds of respondents returned to find their parked car damaged, and … Read more »

NZ home loan affordability flat as house prices stagnate

Press Release – Roost Home Loan Affordability Report

The full media release is attached which includes important additional information, including links to all Regional Reports … Here is an extract. Read more »

Congestion on UFB Fibre

Press Release – TrueNet

This month the first signs of congestion on UFB fibre connections show, with market leader Snap’s average speed on its 100Mb/s product dropping by 10Mb/s in the evening. This reduces the 100Mb/s product to just 80Mb/s during the time most people use it. Read more »

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 »

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