Cost of living in Wellington, 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$2.17
12 eggs, large NZ$6
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes NZ$5.97
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese NZ$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples NZ$3.97
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes NZ$5.17
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket NZ$5.18
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality NZ$16
2 liters of Coca-Cola NZ$2.95
Bread for 2 people for 1 day NZ$2.54
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area NZ$2,933
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat NZ$233
Internet 8MB (1 month) NZ$78
40” flat screen TV NZ$766
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt NZ$310
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) NZ$8
Hourly rate for cleaning help NZ$25
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) NZ$111
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) NZ$70
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) NZ$162
1 pair of leather business shoes NZ$187
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new NZ$37,447
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas NZ$2.09
Monthly ticket public transport NZ$117
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) NZ$33
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) NZ$18
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) NZ$9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) NZ$4.96
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) NZ$8
4 rolls of toilet paper NZ$2.62
Tube of toothpaste NZ$3.79
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city NZ$34
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub NZ$49
2 tickets to the movies NZ$33
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) NZ$153
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert NZ$115
1 cocktail drink in downtown club NZ$14
Cappuccino in expat area of the city NZ$4.43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) NZ$9
iPod nano 16GB NZ$228
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) NZ$0.86
1 month of gym membership in business district NZ$90
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes NZ$21
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,704 prices entered by 263 different people.
Latest price update: July 30, 2015.

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