Southland Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): From 201116 the Southland economy increased 3.7 percent (well below the national average of 23.8 percent). During this period, Southlands contribution to GDP fell 0.4 percentage points to 2.0 percent. … Read more »

Canterbury Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): From 201116, Canterburys economy increased 31.9 percent (well above the national movement of 23.8 percent). During this period, Canterbury’s contribution to GDP increased 0.9 percentage points. … Read more »

Otago Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): From 201116, Otagos economy increased 22.3 percent (below the national movement of 23.8 percent). During this period, Otagos contribution to GDP remained unchanged at 4.3 percent. The … Read more »

Tasman and Nelson Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): From 201116, Tasman and Nelsons economy increased 19.0 percent (below the national movement of 23.8 percent). During this period, Tasman and Nelsons contribution to GDP decreased 0.1 percentage points. … Read more »

Wellington Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): From 201116, Wellingtons economy increased 21.4 percent (below the national movement of 23.8 percent). The 201116 increase was driven primarily by the financial and insurance services; professional, … Read more »

Bay of Plenty Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

From 201116, Bay of Plentys economy increased 21.7 percent (below the national movement of 23.8 percent). Read more »

Northland Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

From 201116, Northlands economy increased 18.2 percent (below the national movement of 23.8 percent). Read more »

Auckland Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

From 201116, Aucklands economy increased 31.1 percent (well above the national movement of 23.8 percent). Read more »

Manawatu-Wanganui Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): From 201116, Manawatu-Wanganuis economy increased 12.1 percent (below the national movement of 23.8 percent). During this period, Manawatu-Wanganuis contribution to GDP decreased 0.4 percentage points. … Read more »

Taranaki Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): From 201116 Taranakis economy declined 4.3 percent (well below the national increase of 23.8 percent). Taranakis contribution to the GDP fell from 4.3 percent to 3.3 percent during this time. … Read more »

Hawke’s Bay Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): From 201116, Hawkes Bays economy increased 15.0 percent (below the national movement of 23.8 percent). During this period, Hawkes Bays contribution to GDP fell 0.2 percentage points. … Read more »

Bay of Plenty and Auckland top regional GDP increases

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Twelve of the 15 regional economies in New Zealand recorded nominal GDP increases in the year ended March 2016, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Gentrack agrees to buy UK’s Junifer Systems for about $79M

Article – BusinessDesk

Gentrack agrees to buy UK’s Junifer Systems for about $79M, extending utility software reach Read more »

Business research and development up 29 percent

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Computer services and machinery manufacturing firms led the way in an almost 30 percent lift in business spending on research and development (R&D) in 2016, Stats NZ said today. Businesses spent $1.6 billion on R&D in 2016, up $356 million (29 … Read more »

Largest annual trade deficit in almost eight years

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The annual trade deficit for the year ended February 2017 was $3.8 billion, the largest since April 2009, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Govt failing business on R&D

Press Release – Green Party

22 March 2017 Govtfailing business on R&D The National Governments research and development (R&D) strategy has failed, with a lower proportion of businessesnowengagingin R&Dthan whenthey took office, the Green Party … Read more »

Construction firms have high proportion of hard-to-fill jobs

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Almost 80 percent of businesses in the construction industry reported vacancies in 2016, with 58 percent of these reporting that they had hard-to-fill vacancies, Stats NZ said today. This means that of the approximately 4,600 construction businesses … Read more »

Record net annual migration levels continue

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In the February 2017 year, 71,300 more migrants arrived in New Zealand than left, Stats NZ said today. This equalled the previous annual record set in January 2017. Migrant arrivals numbered 128,800 in the February 2017 year, a new annual record, … Read more »

NZ consumer confidence dips in March quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

March 20 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand consumer confidence dipped in the March quarter as people grew wary about the short-term economic outlook, but extended the nation’s run of optimism to six years. Read more »

Subdued growth in guest nights as Kiwis head overseas

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights this January had a modest increase of 1.1 percent on January 2016, Stats NZ said today. International guest nights hit a record 2 million, up 6.9 percent on January 2016. This rise offset the drop in domestic guest nights, … Read more »

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