As per Stats NZ data, Kiwis scored their life satisfaction highly in the quarter of September 2020 stating that they fared well across a range of well-being measures in the light of persistent COVID-19 impact. New Zealanders were asked to rate their well-being from 0 to 10 where 0 is completely dissatisfied and 10 is completely satisfied.
* ArborGen Extends and Renegotiates its Synovus Agreement ArborGen Holdings Limited (NZX: ARB) has extended and renegotiated its revolving credit facility contract with Synovus Financial Corporation involving a $17 million LOC (letter of credit) facility in the US. The term of the LOC has been extended to 31 August 2023 from 31 August 2021.
* Stats NZ Releases Yearly Population Data; Māori ethnic population up 2.1% As per the latest release by Stats NZ, for the 12 months ended September 2020: 32,670 deaths and 57,753 live births were recorded in the country, leading to a natural increase of 25,083; there were 1,473 fewer deaths and 1,335 fewer births compared to the previous year; the fertility rate stood at 1.63, which is the lowest in New Zealand.