Statistics New Zealand require a monthly survey to be completed and submitted by NZ based accommodation operators. iBex reports include a form which has been approved and authorized by Statistics NZ which automatically collates the required monthly data from your property. This report can now be transmitted to Statistics NZ via email.


Accommodation providers are required to complete the form and have up to ten days after the end of the month to submit their return.
(i.e. January's survey must be returned by 10 February.


  1. Select Guest Nights (Govt Stats) option in the Reports section in the menu.

  2. Enter the month you wish to report for, hit Search and then Email.

  3. Before sending the email you need to add the required GE Number.
    The GE Number is a 9 digit code allocated by Statistics NZ that identifies the accommodation business.

    These codes are pre-printed onto the paper survey form sent out by Statistics NZ at the end of the month prior.



  4. Click the Send button.

  5. Once you have sent an email, you can always check in the Email Log to see if it has been sent successfully.