New Zealand’s current account deficit for the year ended June 2018 widened to $9.5 billion, 3.3 percent of GDP, Stats NZ said.
Increased fuel spending by consumers helped lift overall retail card spending in August 2018, Stats NZ said.
Six of Canterbury’s eight airsheds have met the government’s health-based guidelines so far in 2018, compared to four in 2017.
Strengthened spending in most retail industries lifted total sales for the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said.
The gender pay gap was 9.2 percent in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said.
Consumers spent more on essentials such as fuel and groceries in July 2018, Stats NZ said. This contributed to a 0.7 percent...
Oldest workers had the highest rate of work-related injury claims in 2017, Stats NZ said.
Consumers spent more across all industries in June 2018, from food and drink to petrol, Stats NZ said.
People in their early twenties are more likely to be earning and less likely to be learning, Stats NZ said.
Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.5 percent in the March 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said. This followed a 0.6 percent increase in...