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Media releases 2017

Below are links to all of Stats NZ's media releases published in 2017.

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October

Media releases by date

 20 Oct 17 Annual net migration down to 71,000 
 19 Oct 17 Report confirms increasing emissions impacting New Zealand
 19 Oct 17 Household income up more than 40 percent in last 10 years
 18 Oct 17 222,000 cruise ship passengers visited in the year ended June 2017 
 18 Oct 17 Work-related serious non-fatal injury rate below target
 17 Oct 17 Manufacturing industry using the most energy in industrial and trade sector 
 17 Oct 17 Housing pushes annual inflation rate to 1.9 percent 
 12 Oct 17 Dairy leads 3.0 percent annual rise in food prices
 11 Oct 17 North Island accommodation quieter in August 
 10 Oct 17 Demolition of Statistics House 
 10 Oct 17 Fibre-optic connections increase 67 percent
 10 Oct 17 Fuel spending drops 7.1 percent, while core retail spending steady 
 4 Oct 17 Fewer children injured in motor vehicles, more by falls
 3 Oct 17 Ethnic populations projected to grow across New Zealand
   
 29 Sep 17 Tatauranga Aotearoa he tikanga hōu tatau ā-iwi 
 29 Sep 17 Stats NZ updates iwi statistical standard 
 29 Sep 17 Home consents highest since 2004
 28 Sep 17  One in ten households jobless in June quarter 
 26 Sep 17 Kiwifruit exports rise in August
 21 Sep 17 Annual net migration remains high
 21 Sep 17 Economy grows 0.8 percent
 20 Sep 17 Tourism spurs services surplus to a record $1.3 billion
 14 Sep 17 Ka nui ake te tūpono ka whakauru ngā mātua e kōrero ana i te reo Māori i ā rātou tamariki ki te mātauranga kaupapa Māori
 14 Sep 17 Te reo-speaking parents are more likely to enrol children in kaupapa Māori education
 13 Sep 17  Butter prices reach a record high of $5.39 a block
 12 Sep 17  July guest nights up 1.4 percent on a year ago
 11 Sep 17  Quiet month in retail card spending
  8 Sep 17  Forty-two percent of disabled youth not earning or learning
  8 Sep 17  One in five employed disabled people want to work more hours
  8 Sep 17  Disabled employees earn nearly $200 a week less than non-disabled employees
  8 Sep 17  Meat and dairy lift manufacturing
 7 Sep 17  Disabled people twice as likely to be unemployed
 7 Sep 17  Wholesale stocks of vehicles and parts up 19 percent in June year
 5 Sep 17  Building volume edges down
 4 Sep 17  From millions to billions – 50 years of trade with ASEAN
 1 Sep 17  Gender pay gap smallest since 2012
 1 Sep 17  Terms of trade just shy of all-time high
1 Sep 17   Keeping warm a hardship for almost three in ten households
   
 31 Aug 17  Measuring international migration using travel histories
 31 Aug 17  East coast workers top injury rates
 31 Aug 17  Arts and recreation services industry has highest injury rate
 30 Aug 17  Home consents down in July
 29 Aug 17  Kaikōura sales slide by a quarter after quake
 28 Aug 17  Overseas trips by Kiwis almost quadruple since 1988
 25 Aug 17  Business profits up 8.6 percent to $65.1 billion in 2016
 25 Aug 17  Business assets up 5.9 percent to reach $1.9 trillion
 25 Aug 17  Large businesses drive profit increase in 2016
 24 Aug 17  Dairy exports help sustain trade surplus in July
 21 Aug 17  Visitor arrivals a record high for July
 21 Aug 17  Annual net gain in migrants reaches a record 72,400
 17 Aug 17  International Data Lab approved in Sydney
 17 Aug 17  Ready-mix concrete production stays close to record level
 17 Aug 17  Meat and dairy drive producer prices
 14 Aug 17  Half of population growth in 15–39 age group
 14 Aug 17  100,000 record population growth
 14 Aug 17  Sports events lift hospitality sales in June quarter
 11 Aug 17  Lower fruit prices bittersweet due to high vegetable prices
 10 Aug 17  Fuel spending drops in July
 10 Aug 17  Auckland and Wellington accommodation get Lions’ share
 8 Aug 17  More support needed for disabled people
 2 Aug 17  Unemployment rate down to 4.8 percent
   
 31 Jul 17  Census will take stock of our mouldy homes
 31 Jul 17  More hotels on the way
 31 Jul 17  Over 30,000 new homes consented in the last year
 27 July 17  Rising prices for essentials hit beneficiaries the hardest
 26 Jul 17  Car imports reach record high in June
 21 Jul 17  Lions supporters prop up visitor arrivals
 21 Jul 17  Migration reaches another record high
 20 Jul 17  Most Kiwis are satisfied with life and feel connected to family and Aotearoa
 19 Jul 17  Not earning or learning – understanding Otago youth in need
 18 Jul 17  Household essential costs up, petrol and holiday prices down
 13 Jul 17  Avocado prices near record levels and kumara hits new high
 13 Jul 17  Stats NZ counts sheep and other farm facts
 12 Jul 17  Guest nights up across the board in May
 11 Jul 17  Hospitality the 'mane' event in June card spending
 6 Jul 17  Home construction – testing what we know
   
 30 Jun 17  Home consents pick up in May
 27 Jun 17  Petroleum and vehicles lift May 2017 imports
 22 Jun 17  Record new arrivals as net migration tops 72,000
 19 Jun 17  Abortion Statistics: Year ended December 2016
 15 Jun 17  Economic growth steady despite building slowdown
 14 Jun 17  Vegetable prices up 31 percent in year to May
 14 Jun 17  Highest current account deficit since 2008 global financial crisis
 12 Jun 17  Card spending dips in May
 12 Jun 17  April Easter boosts guest nights
 7 Jun 17  Meat and dairy driving total manufacturing down
 6 Jun 17  Wholesale trade continues to rise
 6 Jun 17  Commercial building retreats from late 2016 high
 2 Jun 17  Trans-Tasman travel keeps trade with Australia flying high
 1 Jun 17  Terms of trade highest since 1973
   
 30 May 17  Home consents fall in April driven by Easter
 24 May 17  Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus
 19 May 17  Net migration figures measure up well
 19 May 17  Annual migration and tourism at record highs
 18 May 17  Ethnic diversity projected to rise
 17 May 17  Producer prices continue to climb
 16 May 17  Teen birth rate halves since 2008
 15 May 17  Car sales stay in top gear
 11 May 17  Cheaper party foods but healthy food prices rise
 10 May 17  Dairy herd up in North Island but down in South Island
 10 May 17  Guest nights fall in March as Easter moves
 10 May 17  Grocery and liquor retailing lift card spending in April
 4 May 17  Big spenders face lowest inflation, beneficiaries the highest
 3 May 17  Overseas couples match New Zealand couples in same-sex marriages
 3 May 17  Unemployment under 5 percent as employment grows
   
 28 Apr 17  Building consents top $2 billion for the first time
 28 Apr 17  Dairy and lamb to China boost March exports
 27 Apr 17  Report confirms serious challenges for rivers
 27 Apr 17  Wind and geothermal emerge as significant sources of energy
 26 Apr 17  Migrant arrivals at new record of 129,500 a year
 20 Apr 17  Access to data about disabled people improves
 20 Apr 17  Annual inflation highest in over five years
 19 Apr 17  More than half of all adults have a private super scheme
 13 Apr 17  Apple prices continue to fall from January peak
 12 Apr 17  Flat February as domestic guest nights fall
 12 Apr 17  Wellington film sector gets back to work
 11 Apr 17  Retail card spending up for March 2017 quarter
 6 April 17  He kimi kōrero mō te paerewa tatauranga-a-iwi hōu – He Kārere
 6 April 17  New iwi standard needs feedback
   
 31 Mar 17  Home consents rebound in February
 31 Mar 17  New Zealand's net wealth tops $1.3 trillion
 30 Mar 17  Bay of Plenty and Auckland top regional GDP increases
 29 Mar 17  Business research and development up 29 percent to $1.6 billion
 24 Mar 17  Largest annual trade deficit in almost eight years
 22 Mar 17  Construction firms have high proportion of hard-to-fill vacancies
 22 Mar 17  Labour productivity falls on high input growth
 21 Mar 17  Record net annual migration levels continue
 20 Mar 17  Subdued growth in guest nights as Kiwis head overseas
 16 Mar 17  Economic growth eases in December quarter
 15 Mar 17  Higher earnings from overseas shrinks current account deficit
 14 Mar 17  Disabled people in rentals most likely to be cold at home
 13 Mar 17  Largest annual food price rise in five years
 10 Mar 17  Retail card spending quiet in February
  8 Mar 17  Meat and dairy volumes fall, but values are up
  7 Mar 17  Fruit exports help lift wholesale trade
  6 Mar 17  Home consents trending down
  6 Mar 17  Kaikoura guest nights down 80 percent in December as accommodation halved
  6 Mar 17  North Island guest nights drive December rise
 3 Mar 17  Auckland building activity up across the board
 2 Mar 17  European Union our top import provider for 2016
 2 Mar 17  Going Dutch on data
 1 Mar 17  Dairy prices add cream to exports
   
 28 Feb 17  Mothers paid 17 percent less than fathers
 28 Feb 17  Milk powder exports continue to rise
 27 Feb 17  Corrected retail trade survey for the December 2016 quarter
 27 Feb 17  Net annual migration passes 71,000
 24 Feb 17  High-strength beer available doubles in five years
 22 Feb 17  Population growth expected to slow in most regions
 20 Feb 17  Milk prices continue to drive producer prices
 17 Feb 17  Car sales continue to rev up retail
 16 Feb 17  Quake causes record fall in Kaikoura guest nights in November
 16 Feb 17  Tourists flock to motels
 14 Feb 17  Apple prices up 40 percent to highest level ever
 13 Feb 17  Retail card spending up across the board in January
 9 Feb 17  Housing consents fall at the end of a strong year
 9 Feb 17  Annual rent rises hit low-spending households
 7 Feb 17  Students become data detectives in this year’s CensusAtSchool
 1 Feb 17  Unemployment rate rises to 5.2 percent as labour force grows
   
 31 Jan 17  Kiwis have an extra helping of eating out
 31 Jan 17  3.5 million visitor arrivals to New Zealand in 2016
 30 Jan 17  Fall in quarterly exports despite rise in dairy
 30 Jan 17  Meat and dairy exports fall in 2016
 27 Jan 17  International visitors drive accommodation rise
 26 Jan 17  CPI inflation rate back over 1 percent
 20 Jan 17  Sheep number falls to six for each person
 19 Jan 17  Monthly home consents hit 11-year high
 16 Jan 17  Vegetable prices fall for fourth consecutive month
 13 Jan 17  Record month for card spending
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