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8th Apr 21, 11:46am
Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
8th Apr 21, 11:46am
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
10th Mar 21, 12:25pm
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally-adjusted electronic card spending dropped 3.2% in February - and in actual terms was 8.1% lower than in February 2020
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally-adjusted electronic card spending dropped 3.2% in February - and in actual terms was 8.1% lower than in February 2020
10th Mar 21, 12:25pm
8th Mar 21, 4:00pm
Government says it has signed an agreement for 8.5 million more doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine; Prime Minister says this will 'simplify' rollout of vaccination, which is still planned for second half of year
Government says it has signed an agreement for 8.5 million more doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine; Prime Minister says this will 'simplify' rollout of vaccination, which is still planned for second half of year
8th Mar 21, 4:00pm
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3rd Mar 21, 1:22pm
Chris Hipkins says more vaccines have arrived and the vaccination programme will now be ramped up; over 9000 border staff have now had their first dose
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Chris Hipkins says more vaccines have arrived and the vaccination programme will now be ramped up; over 9000 border staff have now had their first dose
3rd Mar 21, 1:22pm
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2nd Mar 21, 1:14pm
Director-General of Health warns 'we are not out of the woods'
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Director-General of Health warns 'we are not out of the woods'
2nd Mar 21, 1:14pm
1st Mar 21, 9:04am
To beat Covid-19, European New Zealanders need to stop taking for granted essential services provided by crowded migrant communities who reside, out of sight and out of mind, south of the Auckland Isthmus, between the Tamaki River & Manukau Harbour
To beat Covid-19, European New Zealanders need to stop taking for granted essential services provided by crowded migrant communities who reside, out of sight and out of mind, south of the Auckland Isthmus, between the Tamaki River & Manukau Harbour
1st Mar 21, 9:04am
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23rd Feb 21, 1:37pm
Ministry of Health has now identified three new cases; 31 people at Kmart Botany are close contacts
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Ministry of Health has now identified three new cases; 31 people at Kmart Botany are close contacts
23rd Feb 21, 1:37pm
18th Feb 21, 1:35pm
There have been no further Covid cases reported in the community; since Sunday there have been 25,000 tests; the vaccinators get vaccinated on Friday
There have been no further Covid cases reported in the community; since Sunday there have been 25,000 tests; the vaccinators get vaccinated on Friday
18th Feb 21, 1:35pm
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17th Feb 21, 12:29pm
Auckland to move to Level 2 and the rest of NZ Level 1 at midnight Wednesday; Three new cases linked to South Auckland family that tested positive over the weekend
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Auckland to move to Level 2 and the rest of NZ Level 1 at midnight Wednesday; Three new cases linked to South Auckland family that tested positive over the weekend
17th Feb 21, 12:29pm
17th Feb 21, 11:55am
Hotel operator Millennium & Copthorne reflects on 'horrid' year that saw its business 'devastated'
Hotel operator Millennium & Copthorne reflects on 'horrid' year that saw its business 'devastated'
17th Feb 21, 11:55am
15th Feb 21, 11:53am
Westpac economists say the weekly hit to the economy with Auckland on Level 3 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 is about $300 million
Westpac economists say the weekly hit to the economy with Auckland on Level 3 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 is about $300 million
15th Feb 21, 11:53am
11th Feb 21, 11:34am
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally adjusted retail card spending dropped slightly in January; absence of international tourists hitting the hospitality industry
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally adjusted retail card spending dropped slightly in January; absence of international tourists hitting the hospitality industry
11th Feb 21, 11:34am
3rd Feb 21, 11:02am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment dropped to 4.9% in the December quarter from 5.3%; economists had universally expected unemployment to rise
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment dropped to 4.9% in the December quarter from 5.3%; economists had universally expected unemployment to rise
3rd Feb 21, 11:02am
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
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25th Jan 21, 1:30pm
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says genome testing has shown the new community case has the South African 'variant' of the virus
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Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says genome testing has shown the new community case has the South African 'variant' of the virus
25th Jan 21, 1:30pm
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24th Jan 21, 3:32pm
Person who was recently released from managed isolation in Auckland travelled widely and visited over 30 locations in the southern part of Northland before testing positive
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Person who was recently released from managed isolation in Auckland travelled widely and visited over 30 locations in the southern part of Northland before testing positive
24th Jan 21, 3:32pm
21st Dec 20, 9:27am
In this horrible year of 2020, we have learned some important lessons about the importance of leadership and the power of science, Chris Trotter says
In this horrible year of 2020, we have learned some important lessons about the importance of leadership and the power of science, Chris Trotter says
21st Dec 20, 9:27am
18th Dec 20, 11:03am
Govt announces new Covid-19 funding and governance arrangements as it finally releases the findings of a review it commissioned when border workers were found to be untested in August
Govt announces new Covid-19 funding and governance arrangements as it finally releases the findings of a review it commissioned when border workers were found to be untested in August
18th Dec 20, 11:03am
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17th Dec 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
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Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
17th Dec 20, 10:57am
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
14th Dec 20, 11:49am
Westpac economists say this week's official fiscal update will show smaller budget deficits over the next few years and a lower Government borrowing requirement by possibly as much as $30 bln over the next four years
Westpac economists say this week's official fiscal update will show smaller budget deficits over the next few years and a lower Government borrowing requirement by possibly as much as $30 bln over the next four years
14th Dec 20, 11:49am
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
14th Dec 20, 9:15am

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