Cost of living in Auckland, New Zealand

Lunchtime menu in the business district NZ$15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) NZ$10
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast NZ$9
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk NZ$2.07
12 eggs, large NZ$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes NZ$5.02
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese NZ$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples NZ$3.36
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes NZ$2.35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket NZ$3.45
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality NZ$17
2 liters of Coca-Cola NZ$3.22
Bread for 2 people for 1 day NZ$1.92
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area NZ$2,606
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat NZ$199
Internet 8MB (1 month) NZ$64
40” flat screen TV NZ$711
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt NZ$187
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) NZ$12
Hourly rate for cleaning help NZ$20
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) NZ$123
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) NZ$79
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) NZ$160
1 pair of leather business shoes NZ$186
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new NZ$44,927
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas NZ$1.98
Monthly ticket public transport NZ$140
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) NZ$26
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) NZ$18
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) NZ$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) NZ$5.15
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) NZ$6
4 rolls of toilet paper NZ$3.04
Tube of toothpaste NZ$2.84
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city NZ$24
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub NZ$51
2 tickets to the movies NZ$34
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) NZ$151
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert NZ$117
1 cocktail drink in downtown club NZ$15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city NZ$4.50
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) NZ$8
iPod nano 16GB NZ$216
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) NZ$0.50
1 month of gym membership in business district NZ$87
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes NZ$21
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,090 prices entered by 447 different people.
Latest price update: May 26, 2015.

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