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Media releases 2016

Below are links to all of Statistics NZ's media releases published in 2016.

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Media releases by date     

 22 Dec 16  Banking sector funds current account deficit
 22 Dec 16  GDP strengthens in September quarter
 21 Dec 16 Inflation figures out in January
 21 Dec 16  Meat exports continue to fall
 21 Dec 16   Annual migration and travel at record highs
 20 Dec 16  Dairy prices on the rise after sustained low
 19 Dec 16  Home building consents pass 30,000 a year
 16 Dec 16 IT disaster recovery – media statement
 15 Dec 16  Residential building activity grows on strong foundations
 13 Dec 16  Manufacturing sales continue to rise
 12 Dec 16  Wholesale trade up in September quarter
 9 Dec 16  Quiet month in card spending
 8 Dec 16  Household sector saving continues to decline
 2 Dec 16  Economic growth figures out by Christmas
 2 Dec 16  Higher housing costs eat into household budgets
 1 Dec 16  Prices fall for New Zealand's key exports
   
 28 Nov 16  Risky business – the most dangerous occupations
 25 Nov 16  Statistics NZ signs up for more space in Wellington
 25 Nov 16  Dairy products lead rise in exports as meat declines
 22 Nov 16  Record annual net gain of 70,300 migrants
 21 Nov 16  Farm-gate milk prices lift producer prices
 21 Nov 16  Car sales drive retail spending
 11 Nov 16  Tomato and lettuce prices down almost 30 percent
 10 Nov 16  More guests bedding down
 9 Nov 16  Hospitality hot again in October
 8 Nov 16  Superannuitants experience highest inflation
 7 Nov 16  Corrected consumers price index for the September 2016 quarter
 4 Nov 16  Wealth differs by ethnicity
 2 Nov 16  Unemployment rate falls to 4.9 percent as employment grows
   
 31 Oct 16  Housing plans pick up across the North Island
 31 Oct 16  Crime statistics: September 2016
 27 Oct 16  Smooth sailing for marine economy
 27 Oct 16  Changes to our oceans pose serious concerns
 27 Oct 16  Widespread growth in business and staff numbers
 27 Oct 16  Meat exports fall 15 percent in September quarter
 26 Oct 16  Tourism spending soars
 21 Oct 16  New Zealand’s growth concentrated in handful of regions
 21 Oct 16  Record annual net gain of 70,000 migrants
 19 Oct 16  Population heads for 5 million
 18 Oct 16  Statement on CPI release
 18 Oct 16  Prices up 0.2 percent in September quarter
 18 Oct 16  Fishing and forestry drive diesel demand
 14 Oct 16  Half of broadband connections are unlimited – and we’re making the most of it
 14 Oct 16  Fibre connections double in one year
 13 Oct 16  Paltry poultry prices good for consumers
 12 Oct 16  Foreign visitors push up August guest nights
 11 Oct 16  Hospitality boosts card spending in September
 7 Oct 16   More full-time work lifts weekly earnings
 7 Oct 16  Brexit and New Zealand – key facts about our UK links
 6 Oct 16  Statistics NZ code gets worldwide giddy-up on GitHub
   
 30 Sep 16  Dwelling consents pass $10 billion
 30 Sep 16  Crime statistics: August 2016
 29 Sep 16  Half of Kiwis in debt, with most debt in properties
 26 Sep 16  Exports fall 8.7 percent as milk powder hits seven-year low
 23 Sep 16  Christchurch spending bounces back in June
 21 Sep 16  Kiwis fly on record 2.5 million annual overseas trips
 19 Sep 19  New Zealand’s gold medal haul twice as nice
 19 Sep 16  Voting-age women outnumber men
 16 Sep 16  Liam's gold adds to New Zealand's per capita medal treasure
 15 Sep 16  Strong domestic and export demand bolsters GDP
 14 Sep 16  Services surplus falls as Kiwis take flight
 13 Sep 16  New Zealand still on top in per capita medals table
 13 Sep 16  Banana prices spike to record high
 12 Sep 16  New Zealand first on per capita medals table
 12 Sep 16  Tourists boost mid-winter guest nights
 9 Sep 16  Fuel puts the brake on card spending
 8 Sep 16  NZ Paralympics team aims for top honours per capita
 8 Sep 16  Counting Jedis, Pagans, and those with no religion too
 7 Sep 16  Meat and dairy boost manufacturing sales
 6 Sep 16  Fruit exports add punch to wholesale trade
 2 Sep 16  Kiwi car fans shift gear and buy global
 2 Sep 16  Auckland leads building growth
1 Sep 16  June quarter export volumes jump
   
 30 Aug 16  Schools and universities help lift consents $1 billion
 26 Aug 16  Business assets reach almost $1.8 trillion
 25 Aug 16  Six new homes for every thousand Kiwis
 24 Aug 16  Drop in beef and lamb exports to top markets
 22 Aug 16  Tackling big data
 22 Aug 16  New Zealand finishes third on medals per capita table at Rio
 19 Aug 16  Visitor arrivals set a new July record
 18 Aug 16  Unemployment count changes to meet international standards
 17 Aug 16  Higher fuel and power push up producer prices
 17 Aug 16  Unemployment down slightly
 16 Aug 16  Government Statistician responds to Grant Robertson
 12 Aug 16  Retail spending hums along in June
 12 Aug 16  Largest population growth ever
 11 Aug 16  Cost of dairy products continues to fall
 10 Aug 16  Guest nights rebound in June
 9 Aug 16  Hospitality spending up; fuel down
 5 Aug 16  Medals per capita – our alternative Olympic rankings
 4 Aug 16  Pokémon per person peaks in Dunedin
 3 Aug 16  Jobs grow strongly, while wage rises remain subdued
   
 29 Jul 16  Household Labour Force Survey release delayed
 29 Jul 16  Annual housing consents highest in over a decade
 26 Jul 16  Kiwifruit exports reach record levels
 21 Jul 16  Holiday arrivals rise 15,300 from June 2015
 18 Jul 16  CPI up on higher petrol and construction prices
 13 Jul 16  Cheddar cheese prices at eight-year low
 12 Jul 16  Fewer New Zealanders in motels and hotels in May
 11 Jul 16  Card spending up across all industries in June
 6 Jul 16  Most Māori te reo speakers kōrero with their pre-schoolers
 1 Jul 16  Gearing up for the 2018 Census
   
 30 Jun 16  House consents up, but total dwellings trend flat
 29 Jun 16  PCE’s report on Environment Aotearoa 2015 welcomed
 29 Jun 16  Māori SMEs cast net to 53 export markets
 29 Jun 16  Māori business booms, as assets grow $2 billion
 28 Jun 16  Top 10 percent of households have half of total net worth
 27 Jun 16  Consumer goods imports up $152 million in May
 22 Jun 16  Holiday arrivals from China exceed Australia in May
 21 Jun 16  Christchurch retail spending dips in March
 17 Jun 16  Abortion Statistics: Year ended December 2015
 16 Jun 16  Construction leads GDP growth in March quarter
 15 Jun 16  Lower profits earned by foreign investors in New Zealand
 14 Jun 16  Non-profit organisations contribute $6 billion to economy
 14 Jun 16  Tomatoes and potatoes lead food price fall in May
 10 Jun 16  Dairy prices down, from farm gate to grocery store
 10 Jun 16  Fuel slows May card spending
 10 Jun 16  International visitors help fill hotels and motels
 9 Jun 16  Māori and Pacific peoples’ home-ownership falls over 25 percent in cities
 8 Jun 16  Meat and dairy lead fall in manufacturing sales
 7 Jun 16  Wholesale trade down in March quarter
 3 Jun 16  Auckland surge in residential building work
 2 Jun 16  Six years of export growth to United States
 1 Jun 16  Sliding oil import prices, export prices steady
   
 31 May 16  Dwellings growth eases due to lull in apartment consents
 25 May 16  Higher fruit exports offset dairy fall
 20 May 16  Visitor arrivals remain high
 18 May 16  Fuel prices keep producer prices down
 13 May 16  Electrical and electronics power up retail sales
 12 May 16  Avocado and tomatoes lead annual food price rise
 11 May 16  Early Easter boosts guest nights
 11 May 16  Dairy cattle number falls for first time since 2005
 10 May 16  Retail spending up in April
 6 May 16  More women in the labour force, fewer stay-at-home parents than 1986
 6 May 16  Analysis of public place assaults, sexual assaults, and robberies in 2015
 4 May 16  Unemployment rises as the labour force grows
 4 May 16  Fewer Wellingtonians and more Cantabrians tying the knot
 2 May 16  Growing ranks of divorced and widowed live alone
   
 29 Apr 16  March drop in dwelling consents reverses February's rise
 27 Apr 16  Largest annual goods trade deficit in seven years
 21 Apr 16  Early Easter helps break international travel records
 18 Apr 16  CPI up as cigarette price rise counters cheaper petrol
 13 Apr 16  Screen industry jobs fall
 13 Apr 16  Screen industry makes $3.2 billion, despite decline in Wellington film production revenue
 13 Apr 16  Cauliflower prices at record high
 12 Apr 16  Leap year and warm weather boost guest nights
 11 Apr 16  Retail card spending rises in March
 6 Apr 16  Almost half of New Zealand firms are innovating
   
 30 Mar 16  Dwelling consents rebound in February
 29 Mar 16  More friends and family equal a greater sense of well-being
 24 Mar 16  Mixed export results in February
 23 Mar 16  Capital productivity up more than labour productivity
 22 Mar 16  Digital-friendly census to be tested tonight
 22 Mar 16  Christchurch city's retail spending continues to rise
 21 Mar 16  Holidaymakers and leap year help set visitor record
 17 Mar 16  Services lead GDP growth in December quarter
 16 Mar 16  Falls in dairy and travel exports widen current account deficit
11 Mar 16  Monthly food prices fall
 10 Mar 16  Guest nights at record high
 9 Mar 16  Auckland and Canterbury lead regional GDP increase
 9 Mar 16  Consumables and hospitality drive increase in retail card spending
 8 Mar 16  Manufacturing sales rise in December quarter
 7 Mar 16  Wholesale trade sales fall slightly
 3 Mar 16  Getting ready for the 2018 Census
 3 Mar 16  Building activity reaches record high
 2 Mar 16  Travel and meat drive exports
 1 Mar 16  Second consecutive fall in terms of trade
   
 29 Feb 16  Canterbury building consents down in January
 26 Feb 16  Imports and exports both rise in January 2016
 26 Feb 16  Alcohol available per person lowest in 18 years
 25 Feb 16  Chinese New Year helps boost visitor arrivals
 18 Feb 16  Lower milk and fuel prices push down producer prices
 17 Feb 16  2015 delivers more births
 16 Feb 16  Retail sales rise in December quarter
 12 Feb 16  Highest monthly rise in food prices since June 2013
 11 Feb 16  Guest nights rise in December
 10 Feb 16  Retail card spending up in January
 5 Feb 16  Education buildings top of the class
 3 Feb 16  Unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent
 1 Feb 16  Visitor arrivals continue to break records
   
 29 Jan 16  Dwelling consents grow in 2015
 28 Jan 16  Annual goods imports reach new high in 2015
 20 Jan 16  CPI shows smallest annual increase since September 1999 quarter
 19 Jan 16  Guest nights rise in November
 15 Jan 16  Largest annual fall in food prices since 2012
 14 Jan 16  Retail card spending exceeds $6 billion for the first time
 11 Jan 16  Dwelling consents reach 10-year high 
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