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Easy ways to save on your power bill

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 8:56 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 9 August 2017. As Kiwis wait for what are traditionally the highest power bills of the year, what simple steps can we take to keep costs down? More >>

STOP PRESS….Stop Rinsing

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 9:22 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 2 August 2017. Nearly three quarters of New Zealanders are doing it wrong when it comes to washing dishes! Technological advancements in dishwashers and dishwashing detergent mean that to get the best results from our machines, we should not rinse ... More >>

Get Your House Storm Ready & Home Insured

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:13 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 19 July 2017. As New Zealand comes out the other side of yet another weather front only to head towards another one, many home owners will be striking up a new relationship with their insurer as they try to repair the damage that has been done. More >>

Is A Pampered Pet Your Perfect Partner?

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 9:31 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 12 July 2017 - We all know that New Zealand is a nation of animal lovers, but a new survey reveals that for over a third of Kiwis, their pet is also the one they go to sleep with. More >>

Are you getting the best fuel economy from your car?

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 9:25 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 5 July 2017. As the Kiwi love affair with brand new cars continues to grow, how can we make sure we get the best fuel economy from our cars? More >>

75% of Kiwis Prepared To Drive Further for Cheaper Fuel

Friday, 30 June 2017, 9:59 am | Canstar Blue

In May 2017, an astonishing $614m of Kiwi’s card spending was on fuel so it’s no surprise that in a Canstar Blue survey of 2,253 people, 51% admitted to actively monitoring fuel prices. More >>

Streaming Preferred TV Choice for One Third of Kiwis

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:53 am | Canstar Blue

It’s been little more than two years since TV streaming services arrived in New Zealand but already 31% of Kiwis say this is their main viewing. More >>

No more plastic bags say nearly half of Kiwis

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 8:57 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 30 May 2017. Canstar Blue survey reveals that for some, the environment is more important than plastic when it comes to shopping bags. More >>

New Zealand banks nail customer service

Monday, 29 May 2017, 10:28 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 29 May 2017. Aussie banks lose out as New Zealand banks take top spots in customer service award. More >>

Are you getting your A to Z of Vitamins?

Friday, 19 May 2017, 8:55 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland 19 May 2017. In todays on the go world, full of fast and processed foods, 46% of Kiwis report to feel better when regularly taking multivitamins. This rises to 50% amongst Gen Xers. The finding from the latest Canstar Blue survey reveal a ... More >>

OCR - Canstar Comments

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 10:51 am | Canstar Blue

Please attribute quotes to Canstar general manager Jose George: “It is an uncertain environment for home owners – especially first time buyers. As recent statistics show, while house prices have started cooling in Auckland and other larger cities, ... More >>

Clever Kiwis Power Save

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 10:34 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 11 May 2017. As parts of the country have already experienced the first sub-zero temperatures of the year, a new survey reveals that nearly half of New Zealanders will reach for extra layers of clothes and blankets rather than turn up the heat. ... More >>

Kiwis Loyal to New Zealand Honey

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 10:20 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 4 May 2017. Kiwi honey may have come under scrutiny overseas recently, but the latest survey from research company Canstar Blue has revealed that back at home, two-thirds of us will only buy New Zealand honey. More >>

Half of Kiwis need a coffee kick-start in the morning

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:49 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 28 April 2017. Latest survey of 1,902 Kiwis reveals nearly half need a coffee to get them going in the morning. More >>

How often do you wash your sheets?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:56 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 26 April 2017. Latest Canstar Blue survey reveals one in two people don’t wash their bedding every week. More >>

Online Banking Eclipsed as Focus Moves to Mobile

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:45 am | Canstar Blue

Whether motivated by inconvenience or impatience, our desire to conduct our financial affairs on a device we carry in our pockets is driving banks to focus on mobile rather than online banking. More >>

Nation divided over steak or mince – with cheese

Friday, 24 March 2017, 9:34 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 24 March 2017. For the second year running, steak and cheese has been named as the nation’s favourite pie, beating mince and cheese by the narrowest of margins. More >>

Is health insurance pricing baby boomers out of the market?

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 6:57 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 23 March 2017. As the average cost of health insurance reaches $2,210 per year, over half of people think it is becoming too expensive. For baby boomers rates climb even higher with average costs rising to $3,765 per year. More >>

Half of Kiwis want overseas drivers to sit driving test

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 9:22 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 15 March 2017. A Canstar Blue survey has revealed that 50 percent of Kiwis think that overseas drivers should have to sit a minimum standards test before they can hire a car in New Zealand. More >>

Three in Five Kiwis Using Overseas Shopping Websites

Monday, 13 March 2017, 10:37 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 13 March 2017. Products not available in New Zealand and cheaper prices are luring Kiwi shoppers off the high street and onto overseas websites. More >>

 

 

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