Cost of living in Auckland, New Zealand

Lunchtime menu in the business district NZ$16
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$2.00
12 eggs, large NZ$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes NZ$5.62
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese NZ$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples NZ$3.51
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes NZ$2.83
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket NZ$4.22
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality NZ$18
2 liters of Coca-Cola NZ$3.23
Bread for 2 people for 1 day NZ$2.27
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area NZ$3,093
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat NZ$308
Internet 8MB (1 month) NZ$68
40” flat screen TV NZ$604
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt NZ$164
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) NZ$14
Hourly rate for cleaning help NZ$23
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) NZ$111
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) NZ$72
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) NZ$148
1 pair of leather business shoes NZ$218
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new NZ$40,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas NZ$1.98
Monthly ticket public transport NZ$127
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) NZ$28
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) NZ$15
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) NZ$10
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) NZ$5.41
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) NZ$5.85
4 rolls of toilet paper NZ$2.77
Tube of toothpaste NZ$3.39
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city NZ$24
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub NZ$49
2 tickets to the movies NZ$34
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) NZ$158
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert NZ$106
1 cocktail drink in downtown club NZ$16
Cappuccino in expat area of the city NZ$5.02
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) NZ$8
iPod nano 16GB NZ$238
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) NZ$0.43
1 month of gym membership in business district NZ$69
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes NZ$22
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,081 prices entered by 611 different people.
Latest price update: December 01, 2015.

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