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Read all the latest news about the delivery of the 2023 Census.
4 February 2023
A major focus for the 2023 Census is ensuring it delivers for iwi and Māori, having taken valuable lessons and partners’ feedback on board, Stats NZ said today.
29 January 2023
Everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand on Census Day, 7 March 2023, will be asked to answer questions about themselves in the census. As a household there will also be questions about where you live, Stats NZ said today.
25 January 2023
Stats NZ has joined forces with New Zealand’s only scootering academy Just Scootering to bring the 2023 Census to South Auckland.
24 January 2023
With the signing of a Community Counts agreement on Friday, Te Uri o Hau became the latest Northland iwi to formally partner with Stats NZ for the 2023 Census.
The main marketing campaign for the 2023 Census has now begun, Stats NZ said today.
20 January 2023
Community organisation Fale Pasifika Te Tai Tokerau will be out and about helping the people of Northland complete their 2023 Census, thanks to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed today with Stats NZ.
29 December 2022
With just 66 days (from 31 December) until the official five-yearly count of New Zealand’s people and dwellings, citizens, residents, and overseas visitors are just weeks away from taking part in the 2023 Census. Census Day is Tuesday, 7 March 2023.
22 December 2022
Around 3,000 temporary, paid census collector positions need to be filled from January to April next year. And while there has already been a great response to Stats NZ’s call for collectors, more are needed to make sure everyone is counted and represented in the 2023 Census.
Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi, representing the largest iwi in Aotearoa New Zealand, has signed an agreement with Stats NZ to boost its peoples’ participation in the 2023 Census and support the Community Counts initiative, aimed at increasing response rates for next year’s census, Stats NZ said today.
15 December 2022
Santa might be just days away from landing in Aotearoa New Zealand but there’ll be no rest in many households over the next couple of weeks as cooking, cleaning, and child-minding ramps up across the motu for the festive period.
13 December 2022
Age Concern New Zealand and Stats NZ are proud to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding in support of the 2023 Census, Stats NZ said today.
8 December 2022
A memorandum of understanding aimed at raising participation levels among Northland’s Ngātiwai iwi in the 2023 Census has been signed in Whangārei, Stats NZ said today.
2 December 2022
An ambitious project to translate all the 2023 Census questions into New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) will help the Deaf Community participate more easily in the census next March, Stats NZ said today.
16 November 2022
New Zealand’s Rainbow communities are being encouraged to take part and be counted in the 2023 Census, Stats NZ said today.
1 November 2022
The safety and security of information gathered during the 2023 Census is our highest priority, Stats NZ said today.
28 September 2022
The next national census will be held on Tuesday, 7 March 2023, Stats NZ announced today.