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Statistics New Zealand (Tatauranga Aotearoa), branded as Stats NZ, is the public service department of New Zealand charged with the collection of statistics related to the economy, population and society of New Zealand.wikipedia
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To this end, Stats NZ produces censuses and surveys.
The New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings (Te Tatauranga o ngā Tāngata Huri Noa i Aotearoa me ō rātou Whare Noho) is a national population and housing census conducted by government department Statistics New Zealand every five years.
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The agency is a state sector organisation of New Zealand operating under the authority of the Statistics Act 1975.
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) was jointly developed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and Statistics New Zealand in order to make it easier to compare industry statistics between the two countries and with the rest of the world.
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The greater Auckland urban area—as it is defined by Statistics New Zealand—spans 1102.9 km2 and extends to Waiwera in the north, Kumeu in the north-west, and Runciman in the south.
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On 13 August 2019, the Chief Statistician Liz MacPherson resigned following the release of a report criticizing the department's handling of the 2018 New Zealand census.
Results from the 2018 census were released to the public on 23 September 2019, from the Statistics New Zealand website.
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John Haddrick Darwin (17 December 1923 – 29 October 2008) was a New Zealand statistician, he rose to Government Statistician of New Zealand from 1980 to 1984 and a member of the 1985–1986 Royal Commission on the Electoral System which recommended mixed-member proportional (MMP) representation.
Prior to September 1999, Brian Pink was ABS's Statistical Support Group Manager, when he was appointed as the Government Statistician for New Zealand and Chief Executive of Statistics New Zealand.
He was Government Statistician and the Chief Executive of Statistics New Zealand until May 2013.
Steve Kuzmicich (2 November 1931 - 14 June 2018) was a statistician from New Zealand and was Government Statistician of New Zealand from 1984 to 1992.
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The 2011 national census was cancelled due to the disruption and displacement of people caused by the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
The chief executive of Statistics New Zealand, Geoff Bascand, announced on 25 February that the national census planned for 8 March 2011 would not take place due to the disruption and displacement of people in the Canterbury region, and also the damage sustained by Statistics New Zealand's buildings in Christchurch, which was scheduled to process much of the census.
Liz MacPherson is the Government Statistician and the Chief Executive of Statistics New Zealand.
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After joining the Department of Statistics, New Zealand, (now Statistics New Zealand) in 1971, he was appointed as Assistant Government Statistician in 1982, Deputy Government Statistician in 1986 and Government Statistician in 1992.
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Statistics New Zealand (Tatauranga Aotearoa), branded as Stats NZ, is the public service department of New Zealand charged with the collection of statistics related to the economy, population and society of New Zealand.
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The agency did focus groups exploring this possibility.
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It also provides technical assistance to developing countries in the Pacific rim, with a special focus on Pacific Island nations.
Statistics can get complex.
While the census counts every person, the department also conducts surveys based on only a small sample of people.
Statistical techniques such as sampling and weighting can reduce data gathering expenses while surveying, although it requires careful attention by statisticians.
For example, in the late 1990s and early 2000s, politicians became interested in the concept of sustainable development.
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The census was rescheduled and took place on 5 March 2013.