What is Statistics New Zealand's Media Centre?
The Statistics New Zealand Media Centre provides members of the media with quick access to a range of useful statistical information. Join our media email group to receive media advisories and statistical releases.
What we do
Statistics New Zealand Tatauranga Aotearoa, is New Zealand's national statistical office. We are the country's major source of official statistics and leader of New Zealand's Official Statistics System. Our chief executive is the Government Statistician and the Minister of Statistics is Mark Mitchell.
Releases for media
Statistical release calendar – media conferences indicated with an M
2017 Media releases
2016 Media releases
2015 Media releases
2018 Census-related releases
2013 Census-related releases
A-Z of information releases
Publications and resources
Guides and resources
Speeches and presentations
All media conferences are held at Statistics House, The Boulevard, Harbour Quays, Wellington. The conference room opens at 10:00am for all conferences with the exception of Labour Market Statistics, when the room will be open at 9:45am. The embargo lifts and journalists can leave at 10:45am. There is no entry to the room after 10:30am.
Using our information and graphics
You are free to copy, distribute, and adapt any of our work, as long as it is attributed to us.
To extract a low-resolution image, highlight it on our website, then copy and paste it into your favourite application; or 'Save Picture As...' to create a separate image file. High-resolution images, for example our infographics, are available from us on request.
Who to contact
James Weir, Senior Media Advisor
Phone: +64 4 931 4630
Mobile: +64 21 2859 191
For data requests and help accessing our information, please contact:
Phone: 0508 525 525 toll-free