Asia helps drive surge in New Zealand screen industry

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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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Leap in Chinese tourists drives record New Zealand visitor numbers

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WELLINGTON, Sept. 21 — A surge in the number of Chinese arrivals helped drive a record number of overseas visitors to New Zealand last month, the government statistics agency said Monday.

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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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Dairy prices hold down New Zealand's terms of trade

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WELLINGTON, March 2 — Falling dairy prices continued to drag down New Zealand's merchandise terms of trade in the quarter to the end of December 2014, the government statistics agency announced on Monday.

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Chinese travelers help boost kiwi accommodation sector

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese travelers help boost kiwi accommodation sector 

WELLINGTON, Jan. 16 — A surge in the number of visitors from china helped drive up business in New Zealand's accommodation sector for the eighth month running in November last year, according to figures from the government statistics agency released on Friday.

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Dairy cattle reach record numbers as New Zealand responds to demand

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Dairy cattle reach record numbers as New Zealand responds to demand 

WELLINGTON, Dec. 16 — The rise in global demand for dairy products — particularly from china — is changing New Zealand's rural landscape, according to figures from the government statistics agency Tuesday.

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Chinese lead surge in New Zealand tourist arrivals

November 24, 2014 by · Comments Off on Chinese lead surge in New Zealand tourist arrivals 

WELLINGTON, Nov. 24 — Visitors from china led a surge in foreign tourist arrivals in New Zealand last month, figures from the government statistics agency showed on Monday.

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