News | Business
1 Mar 2021 1:46
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Business

    The inflation rate is better than expected, but some say the gap between rich and poor is getting worse

    The inflation rate is better than expected, but some say the gap between rich and poor is getting worse


    Stats NZ has announced an annual inflation rate of 1.4 percent, higher than many predictions - with hikes in prices for used cars, furniture and electronics.

    Council of Trade Unions economist Craig Renney says inflation tends to feel much higher for people whose income is mostly taken up by food and rent.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Business News
     28 Feb: Brits may be famed tea drinkers, but coronavirus is driving Londoners to Australian-style coffee
     27 Feb: Some NZ post shops in Auckland are operating at alert level 2, despite the rest of the country being at level 1
     27 Feb: Over-confidence with no cover
     27 Feb: New payments hope to encourage more farmers to meet the environment and animal expectations
     26 Feb: New Zealand Post's profits have dipped -- despite a record-breaking year for parcel deliveries
     26 Feb: Anxiety continues for Auckland businesses two weeks on from the emergence of the Papatoetoe Covid-19 cluster
     26 Feb: Some relief from yard congestion at Port of Tauranga
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Blues CEO Andrew Hore believes it was an easy decision to stop the team returning home More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Brits may be famed tea drinkers, but coronavirus is driving Londoners to Australian-style coffee More...



     Today's News

    Politics:
    There's another new community case of Covid-19 21:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    Emergency services are at the scene of a two-vehicle collision at Miranda on the west coast of the Firth of Theames 21:17

    Motoring:
    Huge delays for those trying to get in to and out of Auckland 18:57

    Soccer:
    The Wellington Phoenix are relieved to have striker Tomer Hemed back in their starting lineup 18:37

    Soccer:
    The Wellington Phoenix have been forced to keep training light ahead of tonight's A-League clash against the Newcastle Jets 18:17

    Rugby:
    Blues CEO Andrew Hore believes it was an easy decision to stop the team returning home 18:07

    International:
    Kyrie Irving reignites push to change NBA logo from Jerry West to Kobe Bryant 17:57

    Netball:
    Silver Ferns coach Dame Noeline Taurua's put their latest disappointment into perspective 17:27

    Rugby:
    The Blues had planned for the situation they now find themselves in 16:57

    Entertainment:
    Golden Globes 2021: When and where to watch, who is hosting, and more 16:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd