Our official surveys show thatNew Zealanders made 348,000 overseastrips last December and January.
The price of socks has increased more over thepast 12 years than the price of clothes overall.
Not surprising when you consider New Zealandhas more than 18,000 kilometres of coastline.
Over 2.3 million guest nights were spent inNew Zealand holiday parks last summerduring December and January.
The latest figures indicate that the price of thesefoods has increased 7–10% since last year.
New Zealanders spend an average of46 minutes a day cooking or preparing food.
In the March 1949 quarter, a 10 ounce(283 gram) bottle of tomato sauce cost theequivalent of $5.30 in today's terms.
Our surveys show New Zealanders spend37 minutes more per day with their familyduring the summer months.
At last count there were about 3.8 millionbeef cattle in New Zealand.