June 13th, 2024

Business

1 day ago

Total gross earnings in New Zealand up by 8.6% in year to March 2024

Total gross earnings for the March 2024 year rose by 8.6% ($13.8 billion) compared with the previous year, according to Stats NZ. The total...

1 month ago

Rising prices for food and international airfares recorded in April 2024

Food prices in New Zealand have seen a modest increase of 0.6% in April 2024 compared to the previous month, with international airfares jumping...

1 month ago

New Zealand's business sector R&D investment hits record $3.7 billion

Research and development (R&D) spending in New Zealand's business sector surged to a new high of $3.7 billion in 2023, marking the largest annual...

1 month ago

Annual inflation in New Zealand stabilises at 4% but still overshoots official targets

The recent data from Statistics New Zealand indicates a 4.0% rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the year ending March 2024,...

1 month ago

New Zealand Building Authorities to receive updated assessment timelines to boost efficiency

In a move to enhance efficiency within New Zealand's construction sector, the Government announced on 12 March that Building Consent Authorities (BCAs) will...

2 months ago

New Zealand's trade dynamics shift with significant export rise in February 2024

Stats NZ's latest report unveils a noteworthy surge in exports and a moderate increase in imports for February 2024, spotlighting the dairy sector's substantial...

2 months ago

New Zealand businesses embrace flexible working hours, Stats NZ reveals

A significant majority of businesses in New Zealand have embraced flexible working arrangements, offering their employees the option to choose when they work,...