NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury’s upside scenario Read more »

Christchurch retail sales continue to rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Retail and hospitality sales in Christchurch city continue to rise, Statistics New Zealand said today. Sales for the March 2015 quarter were $1.9 billion, a 5.4 percent increase compared with the same quarter in 2014. This compares with an increase of … Read more »

China drives growth in visitor arrivals

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand numbered 176,700 in May 2015, up 10 percent on May 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was driven by more visitors from China. Read more »

RA refute claims client numbers were inflated

Press Release – Relationships Aotearoa

The Interim Board of Relationships Aotearoa (RA) reject claims in the media this week that client numbers were inflated. Read more »

NZ consumer confidence slips in June as outlook gets murkier

Article – BusinessDesk

June 19 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand consumers remained bubbly in June, though a murkier future tempered some of the upbeat sentiment. Read more »

Tatauranga Umanga Māori 2015 – Update on Māori authorities

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Today Statistics New Zealand releases Tatauranga Umanga Mori 2015 Updated statistics on Mori authorities. This is our third official release of Mori authority statistics. Read more »

NZ dollar edges up as traders shed greenback on rate outlook

Article – BusinessDesk

June 19 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar edged up as investors reduced their holdings of US dollars amid uncertainty about the pace of future interest rate rises in the world’s largest economy. Read more »

Last chance to have your say on 2018 Census

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Statistics Minister Craig Foss is again urging New Zealanders to share their views on 2018 Census content. Read more »

NZ economy expands 0.2%, weakest quarterly growth in 2 years

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ economy expands 0.2%, eking out weakest quarterly growth in two years; kiwi falls Read more »

Weak primary industries slow GDP growth

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

After a series of strong increases, GDP increased 0.2 percent in the March 2015 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. The lower growth reflected a 2.9 percent fall in primary industries (agriculture, forestry, and mining) the largest fall … Read more »

Abortion Statistics: Year ended December 2014

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The number of abortions performed in New Zealand decreased in 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. A total of 13,137 induced abortions were performed, which was 936 fewer than in 2013. Read more »

NZ food prices rise in May on more expensive meat and veges

Article – BusinessDesk

June 12 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand food prices rose from a four-month low in May, as more expensive meat and vegetables offset a decline in fruit prices. Read more »

NZ house sales, prices rise in May, led by Auckland

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ house sales, prices rise in May amid early signs Auckland investors looking outside ‘big smoke’ Read more »

NZ guest nights slip in April, snapping 2 months of gains

Article – BusinessDesk

June 11 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand guest nights declined in April, snapping two months of increases, as a decline in holiday park accommodation outweighed an increase in hotel stays. Read more »

NZ manufacturing activity shrinks in March quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

June 9 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand manufacturing activity shrank in the first three months of the year as meat and dairy volumes declined in a period when global milk prices remained under pressure and parts of the country were stricken with drought. Read more »

Terms of trade rise on lower petroleum prices

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The merchandise (goods) terms of trade rose 1.5 percent in the March 2015 quarter, due to import prices falling more than export prices, Statistics New Zealand said today. This rise follows two consecutive falls in the terms of trade. Read more »

NZ building consents fall in April, apartment permits soar

Article – BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand building consents fell in April, after the previous month’s strong gain, as intentions to build houses decreased, while apartment permits climbed on the back of demand in Auckland for affordable housing. Read more »

New statistics count offenders behind the crimes

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A new dataset of crime statistics released for the first time today will provide better and more detailed information on people who commit crime in New Zealand. Read more »

Apartments rise in Auckland

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Apartment consents reached a seven-year high in April 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Overseas Trade Indexes (Prices and Volumes)

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

We are combining the Overseas Trade Indexes (Prices) and Overseas Trade Indexes (Volumes) into one release as of next weeks 2 June publication. Read more »

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