Monday, March 8, 2010
New Zealand house prices climbed for a fifth month in February, fueled by increased demand for property in the nation's largest cities as the economy emerges from a recession.
Friday, March 5, 2010
It's economical, ecological and good exercise: a new human-powered monorail is attracting the crowds in New Zealand, and may become a new mode of transport within cities.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
The New Zealand economy, which is pulling out of recession, is on track for a “bumpy and subdued recovery,” a leading think tank forecast on Monday.
Friday, February 5, 2010
New Zealand issued a “don't panic” plea yesterday after data showed unemployment jumped to a 10-year high as the country struggles to recover from effects of the global meltdown.
Friday, January 29, 2010
New Zealand's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged at a record low 2.5 percent Thursday, the sixth successive review to hold the rate steady as the economy continues its recover from an 18-month recession.
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
New Zealand house prices fell for the first time in six months in December as the number of properties sold declined for a third month.
Friday, January 8, 2010
New Zealand posted its smallest annual trade deficit in more than seven years in November as imports fell to a six-month low, outpacing a decline in exports.
Thursday, December 24, 2009
New Zealand's economy grew at a snail's pace for a second consecutive quarter following 15 months of recession, official figures showed Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
New Zealand's current account deficit has shrunk to its lowest level since early 2002 owing to slack demand in the global economic downturn, official figures showed Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
New Zealand's economy faces a shallower contraction than previously expected as the housing market and exports recover, according to a survey of economists.