Cost of living in Auckland, New Zealand

List of prices in Auckland, New Zealand. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district NZ$17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) NZ$11
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast NZ$8
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk NZ$2.17
12 eggs, large NZ$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes NZ$6
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese NZ$8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples NZ$3.77
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes NZ$3.43
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket NZ$6
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality NZ$18
2 liters of Coca-Cola NZ$3.59
Bread for 2 people for 1 day NZ$2.41
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area NZ$2,758
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area NZ$2,292
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat NZ$326
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area NZ$2,011
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area NZ$1,471
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio NZ$237
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) NZ$73
40” flat screen TV NZ$637
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) NZ$155
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) NZ$13
Hourly rate for cleaning help NZ$24
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) NZ$111
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) NZ$74
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) NZ$158
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes NZ$166
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new NZ$31,899
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas NZ$2.24
Monthly ticket public transport NZ$192
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) NZ$28
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) NZ$12
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) NZ$7
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) NZ$53
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) NZ$9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) NZ$5.61
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) NZ$8
4 rolls of toilet paper NZ$3.53
Tube of toothpaste NZ$3.88
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city NZ$28
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub NZ$58
2 tickets to the movies NZ$36
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) NZ$222
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert NZ$112
1 cocktail drink in downtown club NZ$18
Cappuccino in expat area of the city NZ$4.62
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) NZ$10
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB NZ$699
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) NZ$0.34
1 month of gym membership in business district NZ$78
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes NZ$28
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,977 prices entered by 368 different people.
Latest price update: March 25, 2019

Auckland position in our World Ranking

the world
35th
out of 329
oceania
2nd
out of 9

Cheapest and most expensive products in Auckland compared to other cities:

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5th
oceania
1st
oceania
1st
oceania
1st
oceania
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