Large businesses drive profit increase in 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Operating profit for large businesses (over 20 employees) increased $4.2 billion (17 percent) to $29.4 billion in 2016, Stats NZ said today. This followed a 7.2 percent increase in 2015. Read more »

Dairy exports help sustain trade surplus in July

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

24 August 2017 – A recovery in dairy export prices helped boost July 2017 exports, compared with July 2016, Stats NZ said today. This led to a rare July trade surplus of $85 million in 2017. Read more »

TeamTalk’s transformation delivers strong annual result

Press Release – Team Talk

TeamTalk Limited (NZX: TTK), the publicly listed telecommunications services provider today announced its annual result for the financial year ended 30 June 2017. Profit after tax was $5.12m, following a loss of $1.31m for the prior year. Read more »

Visitor arrivals a record high for July

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

21 August 2017 In July 2017, 246,900 overseas visitors arrived in New Zealand, setting a new July record, Stats NZ said today. This was 4 percent more visitors than in July 2016. Almost half of all visitor arrivals in July 2017 were people coming to … Read more »

Annual net gain in migrants reaches a record 72,400

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

21 August 2017 – Annual net migration reached a record 72,400 in the July 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. Migrant arrivals numbered 132,100, a new annual record, and migrant departures numbered 59,700 in the year ended July 2017. Read more »

Kāpiti Coast residents increasingly satisfied

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Satisfaction of local residents with the Kapiti Coast District Councils performance is continuing to improve. The results of the 2017 residents opinion survey presented at yesterdays Operations and Finance Committee meeting show improvement in overall … Read more »

Politics Live at FSC & Workplace Savings Conference

Press Release – Financial Services Council

15 August 2017 – The Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ have today confirmed three leading NZ politicians will be speaking at the Navigating Change conference on 7-8 September. Read more »

A busy and productive year in the House

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Leader of the House 17 August 2017 Media Statement A busy and productive year in the House Read more »

Ready-mix concrete production stays close to record level

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Ready-mix concrete production was more than 1 million cubic metres in the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This continued the high levels of the past two years. Read more »

StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Water

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 17 AUGUST 2017 StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Water Read more »

Harcourts’ National Overview

Press Release – Harcourts

Harcourts CEO Chris kennedy says its a time when many New Zealanders hold off on making important financial decisions, to see the lay of the land after election night. Read more »

Retail Trading Figures Show an 18.8% Increase on Last Year

Press Release – Hastings City Business Association

Latest Quarterly Retail Trading Figures for Hastings Show an 18.8% Increase on Last Year Read more »

Half of population growth in 15–39 age group

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Over the last five years New Zealands population grew by nearly 390,000, more than the population of Christchurch city, to reach 4.79 million in June 2017, Stats NZ said today. Last years growth of 100,400 came from 28,100 natural increase … Read more »

100,000 Record Population Growth

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

14 August 2017 – New Zealands population grew by 100,400 in the year ended June 2017, the largest ever increase for a June year, Stats NZ said today. New Zealands estimated resident population was 4.79 million at 30 June 2017. Read more »

65% of Business Leaders Are Happy with Government Action

Press Release – Beyond Recruitment

65% of Business Leaders Are Satisfied with the Way the Current Government Supports Business Growth Read more »

NZ retail spending dips in July; less spent on petrol

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 10 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand retail spending on electronic cards dipped in July, with lower fuel and hospitality spending. Read more »

AMP New Zealand Reports Operating Earnings of $69.1 Million

Press Release – AMP New Zealand

10 August 2017 – AMP Financial Services New Zealand (AMP New Zealand) has reported operating earnings of $69.1 million for the half year to June 2017 (1H 17), an increase of 4.1 per cent on 1H 16. Read more »

Almost half of New Zealanders want a change in government

Press Release – Ipsos

Almost half of New Zealanders want a change in government and 43% feel that the country is headed in the wrong direction Read more »

HRC: Data crucial to the rights of NZers with disabilities

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission: Data crucial to realising the rights of New Zealanders with disabilities The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the inclusion of questions on disability in next years Census. Collecting data on disability is critical … Read more »

NZ jobless rate falls near 8-year low as participation dips

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 2 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s jobless rate fell near an eight-year low as participation dwindled, while at the same time employment fell. The kiwi dollar dropped on the figures. Read more »

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