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Switching Power Companies? Here’s What To Look For

Posted by February 23rd 2021

Understandably, Kiwis want to save as much as possible off their electricity bills. The average NZ household paid $2067 for power in the year from March 2019 to March 2020, according to government statistics. Thankfully, …


Top Heat Pumps in New Zealand: What to Consider

Posted by February 23rd 2021

Heat pumps aren’t just an option for keeping toes toasty in winter. As they offer the ability to cool air, as well as heat it, more people across the country are turning to heat pumps …

How to Pick the Perfect Printer for Your Home Office

Posted by March 3rd 2021

A printer can be a handy component of your home office, whether you regularly print a plethora of pages, or simply require the occasional document. Depending on your printing propensity, the right printer can provide …

Simple Guide to Finding the Cheapest Power Deals

Posted by March 3rd 2021

At Canstar Blue, our mission is to help consumers discover the best deals. But sniffing out the best power deals can seem complicated. To start with there are so many different power companies: 13 in …

How to Reduce Your Swimming Pool Power Usage

Posted by February 23rd 2021

If you want to save money on your swimming pool power bill, check out our top tips: 1. Downsize your pool pump Pool filters are necessary, but they come at a cost. Plenty of pool owners assume …

Switch it Off! Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Power Use

Posted by February 23rd 2021

Starting early and teaching your kids about power use means you'll instil positive values in them, encourage them to connect their behaviour to their impact on the environment, and show them how to achieve goals. …

Right TV Size

Big Screens: What’s the Right TV Size for a Room?

Posted by March 3rd 2021

We all like to think, and dream, big when it comes time to purchase a new TV. But bigger isn't always better when it comes to the right size TV for your lounge room. Rather than …

11 Ways to Lighten Your Carbon Footprint Plus Save on Power

Posted by February 23rd 2021

This summer, the only footprints you should be leaving are the ones on our beautiful, pristine beaches. To reduce your spending and your carbon footprint, just follow Canstar's 11 simple tips. What’s a carbon footprint? A carbon …