How does Nelson Tasman compare to the rest of New Zealand? What’s really going on behind the scenes? Real-time, relevant information means everything in today’s world, and a smart business harnesses the right data to make smart decisions.

Our Insights page is regularly updated and provides a quick, easy-to-interpret snapshot of Nelson Tasman’s economic performance, as well as simple yet powerful tools that help industry and business understand relevant data to assist with planning, policy, and strategic decisions.

We commission regular reports from Infometrics to track a range of measures across the region. Learn about Nelson Tasman’s growth, economy, employment, tourism, housing, productivity, population, skills, and more, helping you to form a better understanding of what’s going on and how your business should respond.

Check back frequently for the latest Insights.

Quarterly Economic Monitor

Quarterly Economic Monitor

Find out which industries employ the most people, which skills are most in demand and where the growth is happening.

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QEM Insights - Nelson City

QEM Insights - Nelson City

This document provides a more detailed outline of the quarterly economic performance of Nelson City for the June 2021 quarter.

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QEM Insights - Tasman District

QEM Insights - Tasman District

This document provides a more detailed outline of the quarterly economic performance of the Tasman District for the June 2021 quarter.

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Nelson Tasman's Economic Profile

Nelson Tasman's Economic Profile

Analysis of the Nelson Tasman region including the impact of tourism, tourism GDP, and jobs supported by tourism.

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Nelson Tasman Exports Oct 2021

Nelson Tasman Exports Oct 2021

This document provides a brief overview of Nelson Tasman's export industry.

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Accommodation Data Programme

Accommodation Data Programme

The Accommodation Data Programme (ADP) provides information about short-term accommodation activity at national, regional, and lower levels. It estimates the guest nights, occupancy rates and other measures relating to the accommodation industry. The ADP replaces the Commercial Accommodation Monitor.

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Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECTs)

Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECTs)

The TECTs are an interim replacement to Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) that provide insights into monthly tourism spend. They are calculated differently from the MRTEs and the two sets of data cannot be compared.

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New Zealand Tourism Dashboard

New Zealand Tourism Dashboard

A one-stop shop that brings together a range of tourism datasets into an easy-to-use tool, presenting information in dynamic graphs and tables.

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May 2020 - an overview of the early estimates of the anticipated economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Nelson-Tasman Region.

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Regional Economic Activity

Regional Economic Activity

A tool that allows you to compare regions' economic performance, distinguish their attributes and specialisations, and understand the different roles they play in the New Zealand economy.

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Business Events Activity Survey

Business Events Activity Survey

A survey which monitors and benchmarks the performance of more than 300 professional conferencing and meeting venues in New Zealand.

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Business Events Delegate Survey

Business Events Delegate Survey

A survey that collects expenditure and length of stay data from approximately 2500 multi-day local, domestic and international convention delegates.

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Nelson MTB Economic Study

Nelson MTB Economic Study

An economic study undertaken to better understand the benefits that mountain biking can bring to the community.

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Waimea Dam Update 2017

Waimea Dam Update 2017

A report that provides an update on NZIER's Waimea Dam Economic Assessment.

Waimea Dam Update 2017

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