Bruce Pitchers

Bruce Pitchers Bruce Pitchers began his career writing about pop culture, before spending a decade in sports journalism. More recently, he’s applied his writing and editing skills to the world of finance. Prior to Canstar, he freelanced for The Australian Financial Review and the NZ Financial Markets Authority.


Kogan Mobile: Is it Any Good?

Posted by July 7th 2021

Kogan is a huge company over the ditch in Australia. It was founded by entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan 25 years ago, selling own-brand electrical goods. Since then it's grown into a huge company, selling a wide …


What Power Companies Are Available in NZ?

Posted by September 2nd 2021

If you're looking around for a new power company, there's lots to weigh up before signing up. Of course, the price of a provider's electricity is a big concern, but other questions to ask yourself …


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All the New Features Coming to iPhones in iOS 15

Posted by June 11th 2021

At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced a range of new features for iPhones with the reveal of iOS 15. Facetime improvements, a notifications redesign, and a range of other updates will be coming soon. …


Omega Rental Cars is NZ’s Best Car Hire Company

Posted by May 20th 2021

Due to the huge number of tourists that usually visit New Zealand, there's a lot of competition between hire car companies. In this year's Canstar Blue research, ten different hire car companies were reviewed, but …




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What is Vodafone TV? All You Need to Know!

Posted by April 15th 2021

If you want to watch television in NZ, you have a lot of options. You can stream, watch digital free-to-air, or pay for Sky's satellite and online channels. And there are plenty of devices to …


Best Washing Machines: A Full Guide

Posted by April 13th 2021

No matter how many times a week you do your laundry, your washing machine plays an integral role in keeping any home moving. It’s the appliance that many of us simply can’t do without (unless …


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What is Streaming Service NEON?

Posted by April 1st 2021

NEON is NZ's homegrown streaming service. Run by SKY. NEON is very much like a streamlined version of what's available across the satellite SKY service, offering the best hit TV shows, miniseries and blockbuster movies …


How to Make your Phone Battery Last Longer

Posted by March 18th 2021

Author: Zac Kelly Smartphones are great for many reasons. Being able to call people on the fly, browse the internet and play games with a pocket-sized computer is terrific. But, with all that processing power, there’s …