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Waitangi Day 2021 – top seven employment tips you need to know

This year, Waitangi Day falls on Saturday 6 February and is observed on that day or Monday 8 February. Here are seven things you...

Annual net migration slows

Annual net migration is dropping steadily, with far fewer migrant arrivals and departures in the eight months since border restrictions were imposed in March...

International migration: October 2020 – Infoshare tables

International migration statistics give the latest outcomes-based measure of migration, which includes estimates of migrants entering or leaving New Zealand. Impact of COVID-19 on international...

Employment indicators: Weekly as at 18 January 2021

The experimental weekly series provides an early indicator of employment and labour market changes in a more a timely manner than the monthly employment...

Discounted tax for your first year in business

If you’re new to business, you may be eligible for a discount for paying your income tax early. This applies to sole traders, contractors...

New tools popular with Kiwi businesses

In the midst of the coping with all things COVID-19 last year, you may have missed some of the new and updated tools we...

New homes consented reach record numbers in North Island

The annual number of new homes consented in the North Island was 29,310 in November 2020, the highest number since the regional series began...

2020: The Year of Small Business

As small businesses faced up the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country rallied around. Government offered subsidies, loans and support lines. Communities,...

Quarterly GDP bounces back, but COVID still a drag on annual growth

Gross domestic product (GDP) rebounded 14.0 percent in the September 2020 quarter, following a revised 11.0 percent fall in the previous quarter where COVID-19...