Recorded Crime Statistics – July table releases

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Links to tables: Recorded crime offender statistics proceedings: July 2016 table (NZ.Stat) Recorded crime victims statistics unique victims: Year ended June 2016 table (NZ.Stat) Recorded crime victims statistics victimisations: … Read more »

Confidence Survey: Business Sentiment Strong

Press Release – BNZ

Our latest BNZ Confidence Survey elicited over 570 responses from Weekly Overview readers and the overwhelming tone of sentiment is positive. Construction, civil engineering, horticulture and tourism are all very strong. Staff shortages are evident across … Read more »

Consumer Confidence Gender Gap Widens Between Men and Women

Press Release – Mastercard

The gender divide between men and women is widening when it comes to consumer confidence, with NewZealand men significantly more positive about employment, economy and quality of life than women, according to the latest Mastercard Index of Consumer Confidence … Read more »

Safety campaigner disappointed by Monash/AA safety ratings

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

The Monash University / AA list of safe used cars (below) is both impractical and misleading, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Read more »

Safe cars don’t cost an arm and a leg

Press Release – Automobile Association

Safe cars dont cost an arm and a leg according to latest safety rating guide Read more »

Stand-out cruise ship season due to set sail

Press Release – Tourism Bay of Plenty

Stand-out cruise ship season due to set sail; preparations underway August 30, 2016: The largest and longest cruise ship to visit New Zealand is due to make its maiden voyage to the Bay of Plenty as one of 84 ships berthing at the Port of Tauranga … Read more »

Growth continuing for horticulture as cherry sector booms

Press Release – Crowe Horwath

New Zealands traditional horticulture industry is set to maintain its success as the buoyant sector continues to grow exports. Alistair King, Crowe Horwaths horticulture specialist says, The numbers are stacking up to support this and … Read more »

Schools and universities help lift consents $1bn

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Investment in schools, universities, and hospitals helped lift the overall value of planned building work (excluding housing) by $1 billion over the past year, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Auckland Airport staff bonus as tourism boom lifts profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Auckland International Airport is paying its staff a $1,500 performance bonus after full-year profit and revenue benefited from the countrys tourism boom and a significant uplift in the number of international airlines and capacity servicing Auckland. Read more »

Record July for visitor expenditure

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Winter 2016 continues to break records with visitors spending the most they ever have in every region for the month of July, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says. Read more »

Business assets reach almost $1.8 trillion

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In 2015, New Zealand businesses held assets valued at nearly $1.8 trillion ($1,793 billion), Statistics New Zealand said today. These assets included cash, loans, plant and machinery, and land and buildings. Read more »

National’s housing boom claim laid bare

Press Release – Green Party

Nationals claim that record numbers of houses are being built is nonsense, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Six new homes for every thousand Kiwis

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The number of new homes consented per capita has doubled over the past five years, but is only half the level seen at the peak of the 1970s building boom, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Business confidence defies usual winter blues

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Auckland Chambers August Business Confidence Survey has confirmed that the availability, or rather lack of availability, of people with the right skills and the right talent is affecting our ability to make the most of good economic times. Read more »

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

Press Release – ASB Bank

The Bay of Plentys winning streak continues as it keeps a firm grip on its spot as New Zealands top-performing region for the fifth straight quarter in the latest ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard. Read more »

Wearable Tech Revolutionises Biometrics; Privacy Unaddressed

Press Release – Unisys

Law enforcement to lead adoption, but new formats and sensors will enable wider commercial application of wearable biometrics Read more »

Drop in beef and lamb exports to top markets

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Beef and lamb exports to key markets fell in July, slicing into overall meat exports, Statistics NZ said today. In the month of July 2016, total exports were $4.0 billion and total imports were $4.4 billion. Read more »

Survey shows sense on housing affordability

Press Release – Green Party

A new poll shows New Zealanders have grasped the realities of the housing crisis better than the Prime Minister and his Government, the Green Party said today. Read more »

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand (IVA) is now available on the Statistics New Zealand website. Read more »

Tackling big data

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

For the first time, data from an agency outside government, Auckland City Mission, will be included in Statistics New Zealands vault of information for researchers. Read more »

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