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Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus Overseas Merchandise Trade: April 2017  –  Media Release More dairy, wood, and wine exports in April 2017 led to a goods trade surplus of $578 million, Stats NZ said today. “In April we had the largest monthly […]

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Annual migration and tourism at record highs

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Annual migration and tourism at record highs

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Annual migration and tourism at record highs International Travel and Migration: April 2017  –  Media Release In the April 2017 year, 71,900 more migrants arrived in New Zealand than left, Stats NZ said today. The April 2017 annual net migration remained at the same level […]

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Net migration figures measure up well

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Net migration figures measure up well

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Net migration figures measure up well Annual net migration figures based on arrival and departure cards lined up well with what migrants actually did, Stats NZ said today. A new data series about migrant arrivals and departures, for January 2001 to March 2015, and a […]

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Ethnic diversity projected to rise

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Ethnic diversity projected to rise

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Ethnic diversity projected to rise National Ethnic Population Projections: 2013(base)–2038 (update)  –  Media Release New Zealand’s population is projected to increase by about 1 million in the next 20 years, with all major ethnic groups growing, Stats NZ said today. The ‘European or Other’ group is […]

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Producer prices continue to climb

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Producer prices continue to climb

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Producer prices continue to climb Business Price Indexes: March 2017 quarter  –  Media Release Producer output prices rose 1.4 percent in the March 2017 quarter, while input prices rose 0.8 percent, Stats NZ said today. In the March quarter, producer output prices were influenced by higher prices received for dairy […]

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Teen birth rate halves since 2008

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Teen birth rate halves since 2008

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Teen birth rate halves since 2008 Births and Deaths: Year ended December 2016  –  Media Release The teen birth rate has dropped each year since 2008, Stats NZ said today. In 2016, the rate was 16 births per 1,000 women aged 15–19 years – half the […]

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Car sales stay in top gear

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Car sales stay in top gear

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Car sales stay in top gear Retail Trade Survey: March 2017 quarter  –  Media Release Car sales surged in the first quarter of 2017, driving an increase in total retail trade sales, Stats NZ said today.  After adjusting for seasonal effects, the motor-vehicles industry had a record 5.9 percent increase […]

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Cheaper party foods but healthy food prices rise

Published By   /  May 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Cheaper party foods but healthy food prices rise

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cheaper party foods but healthy food prices rise Food Price Index: April 2017  –  Media Release The cost of grocery foods fell in April, partly countered by higher prices for vegetables, Stats NZ said today. Overall, food prices fell 0.8 percent in April 2017. “The cost of throwing a party fell […]

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Grocery and liquor retailing lift card spending in April

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Grocery and liquor retailing lift card spending in April

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Grocery and liquor retailing lift card spending in April Electronic Card Transactions: April 2017  –  Media Release Retail spending using electronic cards was $5 billion in April 2017, up $218 million (4.5 percent) from April 2016, Stats NZ said today.  When adjusted for seasonal effects, monthly retail card spending rose 1.1 percent […]

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Guest nights fall in March as Easter moves

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Guest nights fall in March as Easter moves

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Guest nights fall in March as Easter moves Accommodation Survey: March 2017  –  Media Release Guest nights in March 2017 dropped 3.1 percent compared with March 2016, as Easter moved from March last year to April this year, Stats NZ said today. The Easter effect was most […]

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Dairy herd up in North Island but down in South Island

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Dairy herd up in North Island but down in South Island

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Dairy herd up in North Island but down in South Island Agricultural Production Statistics: June 2016 (final)  –  Media Release After a decrease in 2015, the dairy cattle number increased 2 percent in 2016 to reach 6.6 million, Stats NZ said today.  However, this was not back […]

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Big spenders face lowest inflation, beneficiaries the highest

Published By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Big spenders face lowest inflation, beneficiaries the highest

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Big spenders face lowest inflation, beneficiaries the highest Household Living-costs Price Indexes: March 2017 quarter  –  Media Release Beneficiaries experienced the highest inflation in the March 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Their overall costs rose 1.4 percent, almost three times the rate of inflation […]

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Unemployment under 5 percent as employment grows

Published By   /  May 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Unemployment under 5 percent as employment grows

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Unemployment under 5 percent as employment grows Labour Market Statistics: March 2017 quarter  –  Media Release The unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in the March 2017 quarter (down from 5.2 percent in the previous quarter), while employment continued to grow, Stats NZ said today. […]

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Overseas couples match New Zealand couples in same-sex marriages

Published By   /  May 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Overseas couples match New Zealand couples in same-sex marriages

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Overseas couples match New Zealand couples in same-sex marriages Marriages, Civil Unions, and Divorces: Year ended December 2016  –  Media Release Half of all same-sex marriages and civil unions registered in New Zealand in 2016 were couples living overseas, compared with 11 percent of opposite-sex […]

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Building consents top $2 billion for the first time

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Building consents top $2 billion for the first time

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Building consents top $2 billion for the first time Building Consents Issued: March 2017  –  Media Release Building consents reached a record $2 billion in March 2017, boosted by new homes and several big non-residential projects, Stats NZ said today. This was up 37 percent […]

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Dairy and lamb to China boost March exports

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Dairy and lamb to China boost March exports

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Dairy and lamb to China boost March exports Overseas Merchandise Trade: March 2017  –  Media Release Exports rose $446 million (11 percent) when compared with March 2016 to reach $4.6 billion in March 2017, Stats NZ said today. Exports to China in the March 2017 […]

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Report confirms serious challenges for rivers

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Report confirms serious challenges for rivers

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Report confirms serious challenges for rivers New Zealand’s rivers and lakes are under increasing pressure, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of fresh water. Our fresh water 2017, released today, measures the quality […]

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Wind and geothermal emerge as significant sources of energy

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Wind and geothermal emerge as significant sources of energy

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Wind and geothermal emerge as significant sources of energy Strong growth in wind and geothermal electricity generation has led to significant economic impacts, according to a Stats NZ report published today. Geothermal’s contribution to New Zealand’s total renewable energy generation increased from 11.5 percent in […]

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Employment relationships – permanent and temporary workers: December 2016 quarter

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Employment relationships – permanent and temporary workers: December 2016 quarter

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Employment relationships – permanent and temporary workers: December 2016 quarter This article looks at different types of employment relationships – it groups paid employees into permanent and temporary employees. The distinction is based on whether an employee has a guarantee of continuing work, or a […]

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Migrant arrivals at new record of 129,500 a year

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Migrant arrivals at new record of 129,500 a year

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Migrant arrivals at new record of 129,500 a year International Travel and Migration: March 2017  –  Media Release Migrant arrivals numbered 129,500 in the March 2017 year, a new annual record, Stats NZ said today. Migrant departures were 57,600 in the 12 months to March […]

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