BERL will be publishing a series of articles on this website during February, dealing with how COVID-19 impacted many aspects of life in New Zealand.

The articles will be based on a raft of official data due to be released by Statistics New Zealand during the month. They will focus on how COVID-19 affected not only the economy, but also wider wellbeing.

Watch this space for articles on the following topics:

  • Merchandise exports (around 5 February)
  • Employment and unemployment (8 February)
  • Household living costs (10 February)
  • Housing costs (17 February)
  • International travel (19 February)
  • Social and other wellbeing (22 February)
  • Retail sales (26 February).