CPI up on higher petrol and construction prices

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.4 percent in the June 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.2 percent rise in the March 2016 quarter. Read more »

New Zealand log export volumes and prices increase

Press Release – Wood Resources International

New Zealand log export volumes and prices have increased in 2016 because of higher shipments to India and South Korea, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Read more »

Northland Immunisation Rate Poor

Press Release – Northland DHB

Deciding not to immunise your baby is a choice that affects not only your child, but also their grandparents, their future children and the whole community. Read more »

Raw Frontline Police Data Shows Crime on the Increase

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Raw data from frontline police operations shows without doubt that the number of offences committed has increased under the National government, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Cheddar cheese prices at eight-year low

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Food prices decreased 0.5 percent in the year to June 2016, influenced by lower grocery food prices (down 2.3 percent), Statistics New Zealand said today. Compared with June 2015, cheese prices were down 9.5 percent, fresh milk was down 3.9 percent, … Read more »

Fewer New Zealanders in motels and hotels in May

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

For May 2016 compared with May last year, domestic guest nights were down 6.4 percent, with motels and hotels accounting for most of the fall. In contrast, international guest nights were up 9.7 percent, with gains for stays at both hotels and motels. … Read more »

NZ guest nights fell in May

Article – BusinessDesk

July 12 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand guest nights fell in May, snapping 25 consecutive months of rises, as fewer domestic guest nights offset a gain in international stays. Read more »

Card spending up across all industries in June

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending rose 1.2 percent in June 2016 compared with May 2016, when adjusted for seasonal effects, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.3 percent fall in May. Read more »

Latest tourism spend data for Northland released

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today show that tourism spend for Northland is estimated to be $932 million for the year to May 2016, up 6 per cent compared with the year … Read more »

Keeping up with customers, not competitors

Press Release – Accenture

Keeping up with customers, not competitors, is becoming greatest challenge to brands, Accenture Interactive study finds Read more »

Dwelling and Household Estimates: June 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 »

June 2016 climate summary – 3rd warmest June on record

Press Release – NIWA

Temperature June temperatures were well above average (>1.20C) for much of the South Island except in parts of Tasman and Marlborough where temperatures were above average (+0.51C to +1.20C). As a whole, the country observed well above average, … Read more »

EV chargers helping the environment

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vectors electric vehicle charging stations continue to be used regularly. Since we began installing chargers in November 2015, we have served 21.82 MWh of electricity, potentially saving as much as 29,000 kilograms of CO2 from being emitted into the … Read more »

Field Days Contribute to June Registration Record

Press Release – Motor Industry Association

The 2016 new vehicle market continues to perform beyond expectations with sales in June up 5.1% on June 2015 and delivering a steady 5.3% growth for the year to date. New registrations of 13,699 vehicles is the strongest month of June since 1982 … Read more »

Foss welcomes date for 2018 Census

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government Statistician today announced, by proclamation from the Governor General, that the next census will be held on Tuesday 6 March 2018. Read more »

Gearing up for the 2018 Census

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The 2018 Census will be on Tuesday 6 March 2018, Statistics New Zealand announced today. Read more »

House consents up, but total dwellings trend flat

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for new dwellings are at a higher level than in 2015, but there has been little growth in recent months, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Stats used to fudge unemployment level: Nats desperate

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

National is now resorting to tricks with employment statistics to make the economy look healthier than it is. Read more »

Māori SMEs cast net to 53 export markets

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Smaller Mori businesses are stretching their nets to dozens of countries around the world as they come up with new ways to grow, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Tatauranga Umanga Māori 2016: Statistics on Māori businesses

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Mori authorities assets grew in 2014, up 15.5 percent ($2.0 billion) from 2013 to reach $15 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today. It was the second strong year of asset growth in 2013 the increase was 13.7 percent ($1.6 billion). Read more »

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