Industrial production climbed 9.2% on year in June, topping forecasts for 9.0% and up from 8.8% in May.
Retail sales gained an annual 12.4%, shy of forecasts for 12.5% - which would have been unchanged from the May reading.
Fixed asset investment jumped 17.3% on year for the period of January to June. That beat expectations for 17.2%, which would have been unchanged from the period of January to May.
The NZ dollar fell to 3-week lows of 0.8699 against the US dollar and 88.49 against the yen, from early highs of 0.8769 and 89.16, respectively.
Against the euro, the kiwi slipped to a 2-week low of 1.5580 from an early high of 1.5461.
The kiwi may test support near 0.86 against the greenback, 87.12 against the yen and 1.56 against the euro.
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