Asia helps drive surge in New Zealand screen industry

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Asia helps drive surge in New Zealand screen industry 

WELLINGTON, April 13 — Work from Asia has helped drive a boom in New Zealand's film and television industry last year, the government statistics agency said Wednesday.

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Falling dairy prices drive growing New Zealand trade deficit

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WELLINGTON, Jan. 28 — New Zealand's trade deficit grew last year as dairy prices plunged, the government statistics agency said Thursday.

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Chinese, U.S. visitors drive record tourism spending in New Zealand

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WELLINGTON, Oct. 27 — Visitors from china and the United States boosted tourism spending in New Zealand by 17.1 percent to a record 11.8 billion NZ dollars (7.95 billion U.S. dollars) in the year to the end of March, the government statistics agency said Tuesday.

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Air China, Air NZ sign alliance to promote tourism, trade

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WELLINGTON, Sept. 1 — The New Zealand government has approved a strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Air China in a move that will boost the country's tourism sector, Transport Minister Simon Bridges said Tuesday.

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McCully sees opportunity for NZ as Iranian sanctions lifted: NBR

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TEHRAN, Aug. 3 — With sanctions being lifted on Iran, New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully says there are big opportunities for his country businesses in Iran and some have been giving the market a lot of thought, New Zealand's NBR announced on Sunday.

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NZ supplies 17.73 mln USD for Vanuatu's cyclone-hit tourism

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on NZ supplies 17.73 mln USD for Vanuatu's cyclone-hit tourism 

WELLINGTON, June 30 — The New Zealand government on Tuesday announced a package worth 26 million NZ dollars (17.73 million U.S. dollars) to help the recovery of Vanuatu's tourism industry after Cyclone Pam.

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Falling dairy prices hold down New Zealand manufacturing sales values

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WELLINGTON, March 9 — New Zealand manufacturers sold more by volume in the quarter to the end of December last year, but their sales values fell due to falling dairy prices, the government statistics agency said Monday.

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Chinese travelers lead surge in visitor spending in New Zealand

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese travelers lead surge in visitor spending in New Zealand 

WELLINGTON, Feb. 20 — Spending by overseas visitors in New Zealand rose by 13 percent last year to 7.4 billion NZ dollars (5.57 billion U.S. dollars), led by a surge in Chinese visitors spending, said a government report on Friday.

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