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Statistics New Zealand updates

Monday, August 23, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

stats nz roundup

Statistics New Zealand has released a number of significant national data sets in the past month. We have compiled a summary of some of these here:

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Reserve Bank holds OCR at 0.25 per cent

Monday, August 23, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

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The Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Committee has agreed to keep the Official Cash Rate (OCR) on hold at 0.25 per cent in light of the COVID Delta variant outbreak.

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Bay of Plenty Quarterly Economic Monitor

Monday, August 23, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

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Growth in the Bay of Plenty’s economic activity outstripped national growth rates in the year to June, putting a spotlight on the region’s post-lockdown resilience.

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Covid-19 lockdown economic packages

Monday, August 23, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

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The Government has confirmed a range of economic support packages to help businesses through the current lockdown.

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Regional Data Group

Thursday, July 15, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

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Bay of Connections’ Data Project was created in response to our region’s request for quality data and insights – a demand that is a good fit with our focus on supporting and enabling the region’s growth.

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Inaugural Geothermal Week

Thursday, July 15, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

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Taupō’s inaugural Geothermal Week is set to showcase New Zealand’s world-class geothermal expertise, resources, and opportunities.

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Bay of Plenty’s thriving aquaculture industry

Thursday, July 15, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

Fifteen years ago, the Bay of Plenty had little more than a fledgling aquaculture industry, but it was a mine of untapped potential.

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Climate Change Commission's recommendations

Monday, June 21, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

Phasing out fossil fuel boilers and coal, establishing a plan for new native forests and ensuring nearly all imported cars are electric by 2035 are some of the recommendations in the Climate Change Commission’s final report to Government.

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Timber-first policy revealed

Monday, June 21, 2021 Read and add comments (2) *}

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Overhauls to the building industry could be on the horizon following the Government’s adoption of a timber-first policy.

It comes as new research shows building industry emissions need to be halved in the next 10 years if the country is to achieve its 2050 carbon target.

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Immigration reset

Monday, June 21, 2021 Read and add comments (0) *}

Government minister Stuart Nash makes a speech about resetting New Zealand's immigration system on behalf of Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi. Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas

A move away from relying on low-skilled workers to attracting those with higher skills is a key part of the Government’s recently proposed “reset” of New Zealand's immigration policies.

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