Prices in New Zealand

What are the supermarket prices in New Zealand? Is the cost of living in New Zealand are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in New Zealand and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in New Zealand: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 23 hours ago)

Currency in New Zealand to New Zealand dollar (NZD NZ$). For 10 US dollars you can get 14.5 New Zealand dollars. For 100 US dollars you can get 145 New Zealand dollars. And the other way: For 10 New Zealand dollars you can get 7.45 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in New Zealand? Look here: Prices in cities in New Zealand

Prices: Auckland   Christchurch   Hamilton   Lower Hutt   North Shore   Rotorua   Wellington   Dunedin   Hastings   New Plymouth  

Given the different prices and costs and averaging you can say that in New Zealand is similar to the costs in United States. We will spend very similar amounts on food as in United States In restaurants it will be more expensive by 8.8%. The cost of living in New Zealand is comparable to the cost of living in United States. In your free time you can have a break or relax while actively practicing sport - the costs are similar to those in United States

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in New Zealand


Are hotels expensive in New Zealand? How much will we pay for a room in New Zealand?

The average price of accommodation in New Zealand is $120 (NZ$170). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $52 (NZ$72) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $30 (NZ$42). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is New Zealand in $58 (NZ$81). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $98 (NZ$140) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $130 (NZ$190) in New Zealand If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $290 (NZ$410)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in New Zealand in nearby countries? See prices in: Norfolk Island, New Caledonia, Tonga, Fiji, and Vanuatu.

Comparison of selected prices in New Zealand with prices in United States:

fees

$140 ($89 - $220)
19% less than in United States

internet

$61 ($52 - $74)
11% less than in United States

jeans pants

$82 ($45 - $110)
80% more than in United States

average earnings

$3K
19% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$1.2K ($770 - $1.8K)
15% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$1.6K ($1.1K - $2.2K)
13% less than in United States

bread

$1.9 ($0.89 - $3)
33% less than in United States

cheese

$7.9 ($6.3 - $11)
31% less than in United States

rice

$2.2 ($1.3 - $3.7)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$2.7 ($1.5 - $6)
39% less than in United States

bananas

$2.2 ($1.5 - $3)
38% more than in United States

wine

$11 ($7.4 - $15)
10% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$14 ($8.9 - $22)
9.3% less than in United States

local beer

$6.7 ($3.7 - $8.9)
29% more than in United States

coffee

$3.5 ($3 - $4.5)
20% less than in United States

bottle of water

$2.1 ($1.5 - $3)
34% more than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$8.9 ($7.4 - $11)
7.4% more than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$2.5 ($1.9 - $3.4)
26% more than in United States

Price changes in previous years in New Zealand

Has the price of bread increased in New Zealand?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $2.1(NZ$3), 2011: $2.1(NZ$2.9), 2012: $2(NZ$2.8), 2013: $2(NZ$2.7), 2014: $1.8(NZ$2.6), 2015: $2(NZ$2.7), 2016: $1.7(NZ$2.3), 2017: $1.8(NZ$2.5), and 2018: $1.6(NZ$2.3).

New Zealand price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
New Zealand price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $2.4(NZ$3.3), 2016: $2.4(NZ$3.3), 2017: $2.2(NZ$3.1), and 2018: $2.1(NZ$3)

New Zealand price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
New Zealand price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in New Zealand?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $15(NZ$21), 2011: $11(NZ$16), 2012: $12(NZ$17), 2013: $11(NZ$16), 2014: $12(NZ$17), 2015: $13(NZ$19), 2016: $13(NZ$19), 2017: $12(NZ$17), and 2018: $13(NZ$18)

New Zealand price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
New Zealand price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $750(NZ$1.1K), 2011: $910(NZ$1.3K), 2012: $960(NZ$1.3K), 2013: $1K(NZ$1.4K), 2014: $960(NZ$1.3K), 2015: $1K(NZ$1.5K), 2016: $1.1K(NZ$1.6K), 2017: $1.1K(NZ$1.6K), and 2018: $1.2K(NZ$1.7K)

New Zealand price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
New Zealand price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
New Zealand price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
New Zealand price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com