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Posts Tagged ‘ Statistics New Zealand ’

‘You just have to meet the people’ – beyond mental health stigma

Nov 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Diversity, Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

As New Zealand wakes up to the enormity of the mental health issue, more and more of us are finding the will to tell our stories. The NewsWire team puts people at the heart of the story in a project culminating in this multi-media, interactive long read.



Newtown Market an example of increasing self-employed numbers

Jul 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Newtown Market’s Nomie Julian is enjoying her new role as organiser of the market, where stallholders get the chance to try working for themselves. ABIGAIL SINCLAIR-PARKER reports the stall-holders are among an increasing number of self-employed according to government statistics.



Online versus in-store fine balance for The Mews partners

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Domestic online retail sales are growing at a faster pace than international, but all is not lost for in-store retail. JULIA STEEL reports.



Gender minorities missing from follow-up survey

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story, Radio News

Gender minorities are missing out again as sexual orientation but not gender identity are included in April’s census follow-up General Social Survey.



Re-offending on the rise as crime rates drop

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Prisons squeezed by rising numbers of remand prisoners

Feb 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

More prisoners on remand means existing prisoners must be moved says Community Law Wellington. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Gareth Morgan’s TOP event draws crowd of Wellingtonians

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Celebrants “incredulous” some still negative on same-sex marriage

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Statistics New Zealand says half of same-sex marriages and civil unions for overseas residents



Hutt teenage mums celebrate 20 years of their own school

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Hutt Valley young mums, alumni and staff celebrate 20 years of unique schooling at the Titiro Whakamua teen parent unit. Debbie Whitely, principal and teacher from the very beginning says most schools would wait till their 50th birthday, but Titiro Whakamua is not like other schools. SAPEER MAYRON reports.



Game development fast growing New Zealand export

Jun 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Creative Kiwis beating Aussies at game development as sector has grown 354% in five years.



Beneficiaries and Maori being hit hardest by rises in living costs

Jun 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Student Features

Statistics New Zealand has released a report showing the rising costs of tobacco and rent is affecting New Zealand’s poorest, particularly Maori and beneficiaries. AIMEE EASTWOOD investigates.



LISTEN: Our native tongue in three homes.

May 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Māori language is struggling to survive colonisation. JADE WINTON-LOWE talks to three Te Reo speakers.



WATCH: Cafes are second living rooms for apartments

Dec 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Barista John Hart tells us how a café can become a second living room.



Christchurch tourism starting to benefit from record visitors to NZ

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake



Foreign players adding flavour to capital club rugby competition

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

The regular imports to Wellington this year include 20 from Japanese rugby competitions.



Secret Singapore deal latest in mixed history for growth fund

Sep 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Local body elections, News

MARGOT NEAS background the mixed history of the economic growth fund.



Kiwis of European ethnicity more likely to live alone, says report

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pacific cultures the least likely to be living alone, says Statistics NZ report.



Prevention Is key for Te Aro to change crime stats say locals

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Te Aro’s crime rates don’t stop citizens from feeling safe in their city, but JADE WINTON-LOWE find they still want more CCTV cameras.



Tasman region sheep numbers jump as other regions suffer

Jul 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Drought major driver behind fluctuating sheep fortunes reflected in Statistics NZ numbers



PHOTO ESSAY: Day in life of tattoo artist

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Marking clients with custom tattoo art is all part of a day’s work for Katy Hayward in a studio which is also an art gallery. JADE WINTON-LOWE reports.



Young Maori mum not a victim of statistics

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Teenage mothers are nearly three times more likely to be uneducated and unemployed. LEAH FLYNN talks to Terihia Trillo who bucks the trend.



Weibo helping Te Papa tap into changing face of NZ tourists

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Uncategorized

Chinese social media sites are being used to attract Chinese travelers to New Zealand.



Student thinks NZ education more rounded due to pressure in China

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Diversity, Latest News, News

International students are a big part of the rise in permanent and long term visitor increase.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



Higher life expectancy for Maori not good enough

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, News

The gap between Maori and non-Maori life expectancy has narrowed, but ARANA KENNY finds there is more work to be done.



Employed Kiwis happier – but it has to be the right job

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The annual social survey says jobs make us happy, but New Zealanders say you have to like that job.



Porirua schools work smart with funding to plug in digital learners

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua schools are part of the spend-up on electronics through smart use of grants and funding.



Drivers adjusting their travel as fuel prices start to bite

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fuel spending is at its highest in 12 months after fuel prices rebound from drop at the end of last year.



Bringing te reo back to life – three takes on te reo

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Most Popular, News, Student Features

HAYLEY GASTMEIER speaks to three Kiwis helping to revitalise te reo Māori after more than 150 years of decline.



Trade Unions angry at high number of ACC claims

Oct 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Swinging voters may decide Wairarapa

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Almost one third of Wairarapa voters don’t know who they will vote for according to a phone poll by the NewsWire Team.



New Zealand birthrate slowly declining

May 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New Zealand women seem to be giving birth later in life, is this contributing to the birth rate falling?



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington football tournament still going strong

Mar 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Football tournament ‘Culture Kicks’ still continues to be a big success after eight years.



Absolutely positively growing – Census VINES

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, Newsroom Blog, Top Picture

WELLINGTONIANS are more educated, earning more and have greater access to internet than in 2006, according to the latest census results.



New Zealand reacts to census data – STORIFY

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

The 2013 New Zealand census results have been released, with initial figures shedding light on population growth, housing and education.

The figures, released yesterday, showed about a quarter of New Zealanders are born overseas.



Mobile internet on rise, but not ruling web yet

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

KIWIS are getting more mobile via broadband, but maybe not as fast as we may think, or as fast mobile marketers of broadband services would like.

A third of all households used a mobile phone to access the internet last year, according to a Statistics New Zealand report. YONG CHOO LEE reports.



Tourist numbers stay up high after the Rugby World Cup surge

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Rugby World Cup drew 100,000 more people to New Zealand, and those numbers haven’t dropped off this year.



Rural households need broadband’s speed but costs hinder uptake

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The cost of setting up and running satellite broadband is putting off some rural internet users.



Kiwi crustaceans tempting tastebuds of China’s growing middle class

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Exporters, workers and trainers all feeling effects of doubling in demand.



Cool-down in Australia timely, says recruiter

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

A cooling off in Australia’s mining has helped recruiters for Christchurch’s rebuild, says a recruiter placing workers in the city.

Recruiters such as Coverstaff have noticed the change, says its sales and marketing director Clive Murden. SHARN CROSSLING reports.



Big rise in numbers of Kiwis accessing internet on the move

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The popularity of smartphones and the use of internet on the go is rising in New Zealand.



Christchurch closing the gap as rebuild kicks in

Mar 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Accommodation and food services in Christchurch rise in sales for three consecutive quarters.



Big jump in Chinese visitors who will go home and ‘rave’ about NZ

Mar 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

New Year visitors opportunity to showcase innovation and independent says businessman.



Spirits takes up more shelf space for tenth consecutive year

Mar 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Beer quenching kiwi consumer less as tide of spirits continue to rise in the market.



Petrol sales fuel encouraging quarterly retail increase

Mar 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More cars mean more driving, leading to a rise in fuel sales in the last financial quarter.



Older Maori living longer put down to healthy lifestyles

Dec 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The Maori population aged over 80 has doubled in the last decade.



Local shops feeling the slow retail quarter hope for a good Christmas

Dec 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Small businesses are experiencing sales dips reflecting last quarter’s drop in value of retail sales.



Christchurch community spirit is inspiring 20-somethings to stay

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The population decrease in the 20-34 year age group is slowly levelling off.



Fuel import prices drop, but don’t expect a cheaper summer

Nov 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Lower costs have kept a lid on pump prices, but AA already sees signs of more costly holiday driving



Greater data caps see Kiwis’ online options broaden

Nov 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Multimedia, News

New Zealand uses more internet bandwidth as plans get cheaper and more content is available online.



Christchurch population loss is down as fewer leave shaky city

Nov 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

The number of young people departing the city only
shows small drop in years since the earthquakes.



Community to benefit from Plunket hall decision

Aug 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hutt City Council decides old building worth investment.



A slice of pizza and history down the toilet

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Food, coffee served up in a former gentleman’s lavatory.



English speakers still source of most migrants

Jun 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Diverse Asian countries provide increasing number of new kiwis.



Hangover started during cup for Hutt retailers

May 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Business is only now returning from the rugby slump.



Dairy farmers remain optimistic as income falls

May 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Dairy farmers look for savings, but the long-term keeps them upbeat.



Flight of the consumers keeps lid on CPI figures

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi international travellers reap the benefits of a strong dollar.



Figures do not match Canterbury recruiters

May 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Story behind numbers show specific jobs not being filled.



Teens say liquor law changes unworkable

May 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young people say they will always find a way around them



Wellington builders feel recession squeeze

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New statistics show decline in building values



Jobless women reach 7.1%, pay gap widens

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Women’s unemployment highest New Zealand since 1998.



Unemployment rate hitting the provinces harder

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

In Waikato, Jason Nuku is typical of jobseekers wanting to work.



Migration to Australia reaches record high

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

More Kiwis are looking for a better standard of living overseas.



Tobacco prices up 13.5% in the last quarter

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Quit group says rise will save economy $73m



Half of all marriages end in divorce…it’s a myth

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Statistics show the divorce rate well below the half mark.



Young kiwis speak out on justice system

May 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New report released by JustSpeak focuses on Maori justice.



Chinese visitors boost tourism numbers

May 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

New flights drive increase, but Wellington is missing out.



Pay increase not filtering through on street

May 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Statistics NZ figures show biggest quarter increase since 2010



Blanket Man’s back story – what’s really going on with our homeless

Mar 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.



World economy lowers New Zealand wine levels

Mar 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But kiwis are knocking top off cancelled export orders



Spread of cultures in Wellington a cause for celebration

Mar 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Upper Hutt hosts a cultural festival to mark Race Relations Day as NZ’s diversity broadens, reports CHRISTINA McDONALD.



Don’t blame population for climate change

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Energy use, not population, is to blame for climate change.



Trades dish out freebies in tough economic times

Dec 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Statistics suggest commercial work the only sign of hope



Most students still in debt five years after qualifying

Dec 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New statistics show majority of students not paying in a hurry



NewsWire’s coverage of the General Election 2011 and Referendum

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Click here to see our coverage timeline of the election, referendum, and reactions from other news outlets and social media.



Maori voters call for change to extinguish poverty

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Poverty is the biggest issue in New Zealand for Maori voters in Porirua who want change. TENNESSEE MANSFORD reports.



Soaring sugar prices fail to curb cravings

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis ignore increasing costs in their rush for a sweet fix



Employment figures suggest NZ optimism

Nov 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Neighbours may cushion job impact of Europe debt crisis.



Ditty Box gets Island Bay artist animated

Nov 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

New gallery advertises his skills as an animator.