Government surplus increases to $1.8 billion

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Finance 13 October 2016 Media Statement Government surplus increases to $1.8 billion Read more »

NZ reports record-low trade payment times

Press Release – Dun and Bradstreet

Trade Payments media release / report from Dun & Bradstreet. Key points include: Average business time to pay a bill in New Zealand is at an historic low – now 34.9 days Read more »

Auckland and Central Otago vie for least affordable region

Press Release – Massey University

Auckland and Central Otago Lakes continue to top the Massey University Home Affordability Report index by a considerable margin. At 62 per cent and 61 per cent less affordable than the rest of New Zealand, the margin of difference between these two regions … Read more »

Foreign visitors push up August guest nights

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Hotels and motels are getting a boost from foreign visitors, with record-high guest nights for an August month this year, Statistics NZ said today. National guest nights for August 2016 were 6.4 percent higher than in August 2015. Read more »

Hospitality boosts card spending in September

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Shoppers spent more on food and drinks in restaurants and takeaway shops and on accommodation in September, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Brexit and New Zealand – key facts about our UK links

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (Brexit). The UK Prime Minister Theresa May plans to complete this process by March 2019. Read more »

More full-time work lifts weekly earnings

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Median weekly earnings from paid employment rose $44, to reach $924, between the June 2015 and June 2016 quarters, Statistics New Zealand said today. This increase of 5.0 percent was the largest annual increase since the June 2007 quarter. Paid … Read more »

Dwelling and Household Estimates: September 2016 quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Dwelling and Household Estimates provide estimates of all private dwellings in New Zealand at a given date, and estimates of all households usually living in New Zealand at a given date. Read more »

We’re building bigger 40 years on

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Fewer homes are being built now than in the 1970s, but they are much bigger, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

NZ Online Retail Sales – Update for August 2016

Press Release – BNZ

Please find attached the latest BNZ and Marketview monthly report on New Zealands Online Retail Sales. HIGHLIGHTS A strong month for online retail, with total purchases up 17% compared to August last year. Online retail sales at local sites … Read more »

New vehicle registrations in second best month ever

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Oct. 4 (BusinessDesk) – New vehicle registrations came close to breaking records in September, with 13,884 new vehicles on the road, the second highest month ever. Read more »

NZ business outlook improves in September on expected profit

Article – BusinessDesk

New Zealand firms had a more positive outlook in September about both their own prospects and the wider economy, with employment intentions and profit expectations rising. Read more »

Crime statistics: August 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

This page contains some of the crime statistics we publish using New Zealand Police figures. We update the table monthly. Read more »

Dwelling consents pass $10 billion

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The annual value of building consents for new homes has reached $10 billion for the first time, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

New Zealand Consumers are Over the Hype of Wearables

Press Release – IDC New Zealand Ltd

AUCKLAND, 29 SEPTEMBER 2016: IDC’s recently published New Zealand Device Landscape study, was based on data contained in IDC’s 2016 ConsumerScape 360 survey, which included 1,502 New Zealand respondents. Despite smart watches and fitness wearables … Read more »

Property dominates New Zealand debt

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Real estate loans accounted for 87 percent of total individual debt held by New Zealanders in the year ended June 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

English: Social Investment Analytics Layer launch

Speech – New Zealand Government

Im pleased to see such a good turnout for what is, I believe, a significant step towards better services for people, and better government for the country. Read more »

Balance of Payments: Year ended 31 March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

At 31 March 2016: Of New Zealands $227.4 billion total investment abroad, 62.9 percent was in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Of the $386.4 billion foreign investment in New Zealand, 58.3 percent was from Australia, … Read more »

Survey: Buying in the Housing Boom

Press Release – Nielsen NZ

Half a million New Zealanders plan to buy or sell a property in the next 12 months Buyers expect to pay an average of $524,671 for a property Trade Me Property has highest overall brand rating in the market Read more »

Steady heart beat as Aucklanders vote

Press Release – Auckland Council

Electors from across the region can see how the vote tally is rising north, south, west, east and central – to swell the show your love campaign hearts on digital bill boards. Read more »

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