According to the latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZME) survey of business conditions things are looking good across the ditch with a ranking at 107.33 (above 100 = expansion). 2015 was a solid year and was their most positive result since 2004. Export of electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing improved 11.5% year on year while logs, wood, and wood article manufacturing increased 13.8% year on year. 40% of manufactured exports go to Australia.
Source: Manufacturers Monthly