Consumer News

A guide to electricity tariffs in New Zealand

Posted by November 12th 2018

Picking the right energy tariff can help you dramatically reduce your overall costs, but there are some things you need to know. Find out at Canstar Blue.

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Fibre optic broadband could go further

Posted by August 23rd 2018

There is a proposal to ensure fibre optic cable broadband is extended further from urban areas to reach more rural parts of New Zealand.

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A guide to fuel-efficient car tyres

Posted by October 29th 2018

Fuel-efficient tyres have a low rolling resistance, which means they minimise the amount of fuel required to move the car. But are they worth the cost?

Unfair terms for energy retail contracts

Posted by August 23rd 2018

As part of an ongoing review of standard form consumer contracts, New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has released a report detailing its findings in the energy retail sector.