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Average hourly wages outpace inflation – Stats NZ
3 Nov 2022   /

Average hourly wages outpace inflation – Stats NZ

Average hourly wages have grown to $37.86 – a 7.4% increase during the September quarter and outpacing 7.2% inflation, according to Stats NZ.


Sea level rise doubles in 60 years – Stats NZ
16 Sep 2022   /

Sea level rise doubles in 60 years – Stats NZ

The rate of sea level rise has rapidly increased in recent decades and will continue to do so due to the effects of climate change, according to Stats NZ.


Arrivals climb in first month of full border re-opening
15 Sep 2022   /

Arrivals climb in first month of full border re-opening

Total border crossings into NZ grow again in August with the opening to non-visa waiver countries.


August hospo spend jumps 78% due to 2021 Delta lockdown
12 Sep 2022   /

August hospo spend jumps 78% due to 2021 Delta lockdown

Actual spending in the hospitality industry reached $1.15bn in August 2022, up 78.2% from $646m the same month last year, according to Stats NZ.


Border crossings rise highest since March 2020
11 Aug 2022   /

Border crossings rise highest since March 2020

Border crossings have continued along a steady increase in June as numbers hit the highest they had ever been since March 2020.


July hospo spend jumps to $1.9bn – Stats NZ
10 Aug 2022   /

July hospo spend jumps to $1.9bn – Stats NZ

Electronic card spending in the hospitality industry reached $1.9bn during July, up from almost $1.1bn the previous month.


Strong growth in border arrivals as travel recovers
8 Aug 2022   /

Strong growth in border arrivals as travel recovers

Arrivals into New Zealand are growing fast as international travel resumes and the border fully reopens, according to Stats NZ’s latest border arrivals data.


Overseas visitor arrivals jump 378% in May
13 Jul 2022   /

Overseas visitor arrivals jump 378% in May

Overseas visitor arrivals rose to 72,800 in May 2022, up 378% compared with the same month last year, according to Stats NZ’s latest travel figures.


Hospo spend falls in Q2 – Stats NZ
12 Jul 2022   /

Hospo spend falls in Q2 – Stats NZ

Electronic card spending in the hospitality industry fell $6.0m between June 2021 and June 2022, a 0.6% decrease, according to data from Statistics New Zealand.


Updated IVS on track for July restart – MBIE
23 Jun 2022   /

Updated IVS on track for July restart – MBIE

The revised questionnaire includes a stronger focus on sustainability, new information needs due to COVID-19, and meeting new expenditure data requirements by Stats NZ.


Filled jobs in accom, food services fall
13 Jun 2022   /

Filled jobs in accom, food services fall

The number of jobs filled in the accommodation and food services industry was down 1.1% between December 2021 and March 2022, with only 1,579 jobs filled, says Stats NZ.


NZ travel service exports flat in Q1 – Stats NZ
3 Jun 2022   /

NZ travel service exports flat in Q1 – Stats NZ

Travel exports, or international visitor spend, was just over $1bn in the March 2022 quarter, about the same as the previous corresponding period, according to Stats NZ.


NZ’s tourism emissions halve in 2020 – Stats NZ
27 May 2022   /

NZ’s tourism emissions halve in 2020 – Stats NZ

The most significant reduction in emissions was in air and space transport.


International visitor arrivals fall 26% in Jan
15 Mar 2022   /

International visitor arrivals fall 26% in Jan

Delaying the border easing from January to February saw arrivals, especially from Australia, drop.


International arrivals jump 300% with border easing
10 Mar 2022   / /

International arrivals jump 300% with border easing

But it is still far short of the 11,000 or so daily arrivals seen pre-Covid.


Border crossings, departures up as Aus quarantine ends
24 Jan 2022   /

Border crossings, departures up as Aus quarantine ends

There were 28,694 total border crossings in November 2021, with 4046 more departures than arrivals, according to provisional data from StatsNZ.


Value of hotels, motels consents plummet 93%
17 Dec 2021   /

Value of hotels, motels consents plummet 93%

The value of building consents issued for hotels, motels and other short term accommodation for the month of October 2021 was $4m, a decline of 93.3% from the same month last year.


International arrivals lift off Sept’s 16-month low – Stats NZ
14 Dec 2021   /

International arrivals lift off Sept’s 16-month low – Stats NZ

There were 20,772 total border crossings in October 2021, with 1,268 more arrivals than departures, according to provisional data from StatsNZ.


Tourism, hospo spend continues to drag in Nov – Stats NZ
13 Dec 2021   /

Tourism, hospo spend continues to drag in Nov – Stats NZ

Electronic card transaction spending for November 2021 in the hospitality sector dropped 20.8% to $845m compared to the same month in 2020.


It’s official: Covid’s first year cost tourism almost $16bn
10 Dec 2021   /

It’s official: Covid’s first year cost tourism almost $16bn

However, domestic tourism expenditure increased over that year to $24.6bn.


Stats reveal scale of tourism sector shrinkage in first year of Covid
2 Nov 2021   /

Stats reveal scale of tourism sector shrinkage in first year of Covid

Tens of thousands of tourism workers were let go and hundreds of businesses closed in the first year of the pandemic, according to new data from Stats NZ.


Aus arrivals fade in July, but Kiwis flocked to Cooks
13 Sep 2021   /

Aus arrivals fade in July, but Kiwis flocked to Cooks

Visitor arrivals from Australia coming for a holiday, VFR or business in July 2021 fell from the levels seen in June, while more Kiwis holidayed in the Cook Islands, according to Stats NZ.


Stats NZ: Australia arrivals dip as bubble pause hits
16 Aug 2021  

Stats NZ: Australia arrivals dip as bubble pause hits

Visitor arrivals from Australia coming for a holiday, VFR or business in June 2021 fell from the levels seen in May, according to Stats NZ.


Aus VFR arrivals in May near pre-Covid levels – Stats NZ
15 Jul 2021   /

Aus VFR arrivals in May near pre-Covid levels – Stats NZ

Nearly 7,000 more people departed New Zealand than arrived in May 2021, says Stats NZ.


Tourism emissions drop for second year in 2019 – Stats NZ
14 Jul 2021   /

Tourism emissions drop for second year in 2019 – Stats NZ

Air and space travel accounted for 60% of tourism-related emissions in 2019.


Accommodation spend supports 1.6% GDP rise in Q1
18 Jun 2021   /

Accommodation spend supports 1.6% GDP rise in Q1

Drop in export of services due to the impact of closed border on international tourism and education.


Travel rebound 2022, full recovery from 2024 – UNWTO
3 Jun 2021   /

Travel rebound 2022, full recovery from 2024 – UNWTO

More tourism experts have pushed out the prospects of a full recovery until 2024 at the earliest.


Accommodation spend falls 26% in March year
25 May 2021   /

Accommodation spend falls 26% in March year

Accommodation spending for the year to March 2021 fell to $3.41bn, down 25.5% on the previous 12 month period, says Stats NZ.


The missing 400k – Jan visitor arrivals slump to 5.4k
16 Mar 2021   /

The missing 400k – Jan visitor arrivals slump to 5.4k

There’s been no surge of ex-pat Kiwis returning home due to the pandemic, says Stats NZ.


Spending on hotels and motels remains low
12 Feb 2021   /

Spending on hotels and motels remains low

Card sales for accommodation services were down $81m, or 29%, compared with January 2020.


Cruise ship spend steady despite Covid curtailing visits
9 Oct 2020   /

Cruise ship spend steady despite Covid curtailing visits

A booming pre-Covid cruise market saw cruise ship expenditure drop by just 3.2% in the year ending June 2020, despite the season being cut short by the global coronavirus pandemic.


Travel and tourism spend falls 97% in August – Stats NZ
11 Sep 2020   /

Travel and tourism spend falls 97% in August – Stats NZ

Spending on travel and tourism services suffered in August 2020 due to Covid-19 alert level 3 restrictions in Auckland and alert level 2 for the rest of New Zealand, says Stats NZ.


Value of hotels, motels consents falls 52% in July
2 Sep 2020   /

Value of hotels, motels consents falls 52% in July

The value of building consents issued for hotels, motels and other short term accommodation for the month of July 2020 was $13m, a decline of 52.4% for the same month last year.


Female tourism workers bear brunt of Covid impact
24 Aug 2020   /

Female tourism workers bear brunt of Covid impact

There were 11,300 fewer women working in tourism in June than the same month last year, says Stats NZ.


Unemployment falls to 4% in June quarter – Stats NZ
6 Aug 2020   /

Unemployment falls to 4% in June quarter – Stats NZ

With the country in Covid-19 lockdown when the quarter began, fewer people who did not have a job were actively seeking work.


Value of hotels, motels consents fall 68% – Stats NZ
31 Jul 2020   /

Value of hotels, motels consents fall 68% – Stats NZ

The value of building consents issued for hotels, motels and other short term accommodation for the month of June 2020 was $17m, a decline of 67.5% for the same month last year.


Falling hotel and motel prices contribute to CPI drop
17 Jul 2020   /

Falling hotel and motel prices contribute to CPI drop

Falling hotel and motel prices due to the Covid-19 crisis contributed to the consumer price index declining 0.5% in the June 2020 quarter, says Stats NZ.


June arrivals double on May as Kiwis flock home
2 Jul 2020   /

June arrivals double on May as Kiwis flock home

June arrivals have more than doubled on May as the number of returning Kiwis grows, according to provisional figures from Stats NZ.


Hospo, tourism hit hard as GDP suffers worst fall since 1991 – Stats NZ
19 Jun 2020   /

Hospo, tourism hit hard as GDP suffers worst fall since 1991 – Stats NZ

It was the largest quarterly fall since the 2.4% decline in the March 1991 quarter.


April arrival figures nosedive – Stats NZ
16 Jun 2020   /

April arrival figures nosedive – Stats NZ

The number of people crossing NZ’s border fell to levels last seen in the late 1960s.


Tourism emissions take off as GDP, employment contributions stagnate
12 Jun 2020   /

Tourism emissions take off as GDP, employment contributions stagnate

New Zealand’s tourism-related greenhouse gas emissions jumped 16.3% in a decade.


Dairy becomes NZ’s top export earner as tourism falls
4 Jun 2020   /

Dairy becomes NZ’s top export earner as tourism falls

Dairy receipts have overtaken tourism spending as New Zealand’s top goods export in the March 2020 year, says Stats NZ.


Tourism emissions to be measured in new Govt report
3 Jun 2020   /

Tourism emissions to be measured in new Govt report

Stats NZ is preparing to launch the regular research series into the sector’s greenhouse gas emissions.


March international arrivals drop record 54%
15 May 2020   /

March international arrivals drop record 54%

March 2020 saw the largest-ever drop in monthly visitor arrival numbers, ahead of the COVID-19 lockdown, according to Stats NZ.


January arrival numbers boosted by early Chinese New Year – Stats NZ
17 Mar 2020   /

January arrival numbers boosted by early Chinese New Year – Stats NZ

In a flashback to life before the Covid-19 coronavirus, Stats NZ has released January visitor numbers that show the earlier timing of Chinese New Year boosted the number of arrivals from China at the beginning of the year.


Hospitality spend increases 2% for Q4 2019
17 Jan 2020   /

Hospitality spend increases 2% for Q4 2019

Hospitality spend grew by 1.8% to $59m in the last quarter of 2019, according to StatsNZ.