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Media releases 2015

Below are links to all of Statistics NZ's media releases published in 2015.

December 2015

November 2015

October 2015

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

May 2015

April 2015

March 2015

February 2015

January 2015

Media releases by date   

 23 Dec 15  Imports rise in November 2015
 22 Dec 15  Christchurch retail spending strengthens
 21 Dec 15  Increase in visitor arrivals driven by China
 17 Dec 15  Few young mothers are engaging in education
 17 Dec 15  Service industries and manufacturing lift GDP growth
 17 Dec 15  Slower labour force growth in the long term
 16 Dec 15  Overseas visitor spending drives fall in current account deficit
 15 Dec 15  Number of dairy cattle drops for first time since 2005
 11 Dec 15  Lower food prices in the year to November
 10 Dec 15  Retail card spending up in November
 10 Dec 15  Guest nights continue rising in October
 8 Dec 15  Food and beverage industries lead manufacturing sales rise
 8 Dec 15  Number of households projected to rise in all regions
 7 Dec 15  Fruit exports lead to rise in wholesale trade sales
 3 Dec 15  Auckland leads growth in residential building activity
 2 Dec 15  Exports of services lead to trade surplus
 1 Dec 15  Large import price rise leads to terms of trade fall
   
 30 Nov 15  Dwelling consents increase in Auckland, but down in Canterbury
 26 Nov 15  Exports and imports both fall in October 2015
 25 Nov 15  When the going gets tough, we go to our family
 23 Nov 15  Final stages of Rugby World Cup draw New Zealand residents to United Kingdom
 20 Nov 15  Household spending continues to outpace income
 19 Nov 15  Higher meat and farm-gate milk prices push up producer prices
 17 Nov 15  Few young mothers are engaging in education
 16 Nov 15  Motor-vehicle industry revs up retail sales
 12 Nov 15  Fresh milk prices fall in October
 11 Nov 15  Guest nights rise in September
 10 Nov 15  Mixed results in October card spending
 9 Nov 15  Energy demand from manufacturing falls 8 percent
 4 Nov 15  Employment falls as unemployment rises to 6.0 percent
   
 30 Oct 15  Home building accelerates in the north
 29 Oct 15  Businesses reach 500,000 landmark
 29 Oct 15  Growth of one-person and two-person households driven by ageing population
 27 Oct 15  Annual imports from China reach $10 billion
 27 Oct 15  Overseas visitors lift tourist spending to record high
 22 Oct 15  New Zealanders belong to a sporting nation
 22 Oct 15  Population growth increases in most regions
 20 Oct 15  Women making a big bang in science
 21 Oct 15  National environment report released
 21 Oct 15  Rugby World Cup lures New Zealand holidaymakers to the United Kingdom
 16 Oct 15  Kiwis choosing uncapped broadband plans
 16 Oct 15  CPI up 0.3 percent in September quarter
 15 Oct 15  Fibre continues to grow at light speed
 15 Oct 15  People in rental housing more likely to report housing problems
 15 Oct 15  Men more prone than women to workplace accidents
 14 Oct 15  Internet data use soars
 14 Oct 15  Fibre continues to grow at light speed
 14 Oct 15  Kiwis choosing uncapped broadband plans
 13 Oct 15  Food prices up 0.7 percent in year to September
 12 Oct 15  Domestic guest nights propel August rise
 9 Oct 15  Retail card spending up in September
 8 Oct 15  We get by with a little help from our friends (and family)
 2 Oct 15  Median weekly income up 4.3 percent
   
 30 Sep 15  Non-residential consents surge in Christchurch
 30 Sep 15  Increasing ethnic diversity projected across New Zealand
 24 Sep 15  Environmental reporting takes a step forward
 24 Sep 15  Beef exports hit $3 billion in record season
 22 Sep 15  Christchurch retail sales continue to grow
 21 Sep 15  Visitor arrivals increase driven by holidaymakers
 18 Sep 15  Everybody needs good neighbours – or do they?
 17 Sep 15  Peak birthday warning for late September
 17 Sep 15  Most common birthday in New Zealand
 17 Sep 15  Economic growth boosted by services and primary industries
 16 Sep 15  Net exports widen current account deficit
 11 Sep 15  Food prices up 0.4 percent in year to August
 10 Sep 15  Retail card spending up for August
 10 Sep 15  North Island domestic guest nights drive July rise
 9 Sep 15  Consumers price index figures corrected for March and June 2015 quarters
 8 Sep 15  CPI up 0.4 percent on higher petrol prices
 8 Sep 15  Manufacturing sales down in June 2015 quarter
 7 Sep 15  Wholesale trade sales down in June quarter
 3 Sep 15  Building activity value reaches new high
 2 Sep 15  Dairy and travel still our largest export earners
 1 Sep 15  Dairy lifts terms of trade in June quarter
   
 31 Aug 15  New dwelling consents hit 10-year high
 28 Aug 15  Agriculture leads business profit growth in 2014
 26 Aug 15  Fruit and meat lead rise in July exports
 21 Aug 15  Kai time keeps Kiwis connected
 21 Aug 15  Overseas visitors hit 3 million milestone
 19 Aug 15  Lower farm-gate milk prices lead to lower producer prices
 14 Aug 15  Slower sales growth for retailers in June quarter
 14 Aug 15  Population growth outpaces Australia's
 13 Aug 15  Food prices up 1.2 percent in year to July
 12 Aug 15  Guest nights in June boosted by international visitors
 11 Aug 15  Retail card spending up in July
 6 Aug 15  Country behind Silver Ferns’ push for Netball World Cup 2015
 5 Aug 15  Unemployment up slightly at 5.9 percent
   
 30 Jul 15  Over 12,000 new homes consented in first half of 2015
 28 Jul 15  Life expectancy increasing in all New Zealand regions
 27 Jul 15  Annual fruit exports hit $2 billion for first time
 24 Jul 15  Exports to China rise for first month since August 2014
 21 Jul 15  More visitors from China, Australia, and the US
 20 Jul 15  Farmers get online survey option
 17 Jul 15  Gender identity standard world-first in New Zealand
 16 Jul 15  CPI up 0.4 percent on higher petrol prices
 13 Jul 15  Food prices down 0.1 percent in year to June
 10 Jul 15  Overseas visitors push guest nights up in May
 9 Jul 15  Retail card spending up in June
   
 30 Jun 15  Labour productivity increases 1.4 percent
 30 Jun 15  Dwelling consents decrease in Canterbury
 26 Jun 15  Total goods exports fall in May
 26 Jun 15  Local government taxation revenue increases
 22 Jun 15  Christchurch retail sales continue to rise
 22 Jun 15  China drives growth in visitor arrivals
 18 Jun 15  Weak primary industries slow GDP growth
 17 Jun 15  Oil helps current account deficit narrow
 17 Jun 15  Abortion Statistics: Year ended December 2014
 15 Jun 15  Local authority spending increases
 12 Jun 15  Food prices up 0.4 percent in May
 11 Jun 15  Guest nights higher in April
 10 Jun 15  Retail card spending up in May
 9 Jun 15  Manufacturing sales fall in first quarter of 2015
 8 Jun 15  Quiet quarter for wholesalers
 4 Jun 15  Building activity growth continues
 3 Jun 15  We earn more from exports than we spend on imports
 2 Jun 15  Terms of trade rise on lower petroleum prices
   
 29 May 15  Apartments rise in Auckland
 26 May 15  New Zealanders reckon they’re doing pretty well
 26 May 15  Drop in dairy prices leads fall in exports
 21 May 15  Ethnic populations projected to grow
 21 May 15  Visitors from China top 300,000
 19 May 15  Religion, gender, and ethnicity in spotlight as Statistics NZ seeks views on 2018 Census
 19 May 15  Lower fuel prices push down producer prices
 14 May 15  Big March quarter for retailers
 13 May 15  Sheep number lowest since 1943
 13 May 15  Food prices fall 0.3 percent in April
 12 May 15  Guest nights rise in March
 11 May 15  Mixed results for retail card spending in April
 8 May 15  New Zealand life expectancy increasing
 7 May 15  Business expenditure on R&D continues to rise
 6 May 15  Unemployment rate unchanged as more people enter the labour force
 5 May 15  Same-sex couples opt for marriage over civil union
   
 30 Apr 15  Highest March for dwelling consents since 2006
 29 Apr 15  Annual exports to China dip below Australia
 23 Apr 15  Cricket and holiday periods boost visitor arrivals
 20 Apr 15  Second consecutive quarterly fall for CPI
 15 Apr 15  Food prices rise 0.1 percent in March
 13 Apr 15  Retail card spending up in March
 10 Apr 15  Guest nights rise in February
 8 Apr 15  Wellington's the film capital, but it's Auckland for TV
 2 Apr 15  High tech sales driven by services
   
 31 Mar 15  New dwelling consents decreased in February
 27 Mar 15  Business expenditure on R&D continues to rise
 25 Mar 15  Dairy drives fall in exports
 25 Mar 15  Napier is New Zealand’s top cricket-watching town
 23 Mar 15  Christchurch retail spending reaches $2 billion
 20 Mar 15  Chinese New Year brings more visitors
 20 Mar 15  Technology and staff training vital for New Zealand businesses
 19 Mar 15  Retail and accommodation boost economic growth
 18 Mar 15  Current account deficit reflects growing economy
 13 Mar 15  Local authorities' operating deficit improves
 12 Mar 15  Police, health, courts most trusted by Māori
 12 Mar 15  Food prices fall 0.7 percent in February
 11 Mar 15  South Island regions lead increase in regional GDP
 11 Mar 15  Guest nights rise in January
 10 Mar 15  Retail card spending up
 9 Mar 15  Manufacturing sales volume rises
 6 Mar 15  Wholesale trade up in December quarter
 4 Mar 15  Building work tops $15 billion in 2014
 2 Mar 15  Lower dairy prices continue to push down terms of trade
   
 27 Feb 15  Dwelling consents up in January
 26 Feb 15  Export values fall despite higher meat and dairy quantities
 26 Feb 15  Australia drives record visitor arrivals
 25 Feb 15  Less beer available despite growth for craft beer
 19 Feb 15  Population growth in all regions, at least in the short term
 19 Feb 15  Dairy prices push down producer prices
 19 Feb 15  Capital goods prices up 1.0 percent
 18 Feb 15  Northland region has New Zealand's highest birth rate
 16 Feb 15  Motor-vehicle industry drives retail spending
 13 Feb 15  Food prices rise 1.3 percent in January
 12 Feb 15  Guest nights for December show a continuing rise
 11 Feb 15  Fuel drives retail card spending down
 4 Feb 15  More people seek work as labour force participation reaches record high
   
 30 Jan 15  National income shows strong growth in 2014
 30 Jan 15  Visitor arrivals reach highest-ever monthly total
 30 Jan 15  New dwelling consents reach seven-year high in 2014
 29 Jan 15  Total exports rise despite fall in dairy
 21 Jan 15  CPI falls 0.2 percent in December quarter
 16 Jan 15  Guest nights rise in November
 15 Jan 15  Food prices rise 0.3 percent in December
 14 Jan 15  Retail card spending falls slightly in December
 9 Jan 15  Dwelling consents at seven-year high

 

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