Bite-sized stories of New Zealand reveal the bigger picture
Bite-sized stories of New
Zealand reveal the bigger picture – Media
Statistics help to tell the story of New
Zealand, and New Zealand in Profile: 2013, released today by
Statistics New Zealand, is a graphic illustration of this.
This publication tells New Zealand’s stories from the
past year – stories about our population, trade, travel,
labour force, prices, and social well-being. It is available
in both English and Māori.
"This year has been named the
International Year of Statistics. As part of the
celebration, we’ll be working to increase public awareness
of the power and impact of statistics in all aspects of
society. This latest publication is helping to do just
that," said Government Statistician Geoff Bascand.
Zealand in Profile: 2013 has been produced with support from
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Te Ara –
The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
"With bite-sized pieces
of information and informative graphics, this publication is
well read, by people both in New Zealand and overseas," said
Read New Zealand in Profile: 2013
online, get it from libraries, embassies, or other public
places, or request it by email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
21 February 2013
For more information about these
• Visit New Zealand in Profile: 2013
• Visit Te Āhua o Aotearoa: 2013
• Open the attached files
Zealand in Profile: 2013 (PDF) Te Āhua o Aotearoa:
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Arguably Reassuring: Inspector-General Finds GCSB "Arguably" Legal
Of the 88 individuals:
• 15 cases involving 22 individuals did not have any information intercepted by GCSB.
• another four cases involving five individuals were the subjects of a New Zealand Security Intelligence Service warrant and the GCSB assisted in the execution of the warrants. The Inspector-General is of the view that there were arguably no breaches and the law is unclear.
• the Bureau only provided technical assistance which did not involve interception of communications, involving three of the individuals, so no breach occurred.
• the remaining cases involved the collection of metadata, and the Inspector-General formed the view that there had arguably been no breach, noting once again that the law is unclear.