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Kiwis Love Their Phones, But Still Don’t Want Their Kids To Have One

Monday, 27 June 2022, 2:16 pm | Canstar

Kiwis are increasingly reliant on their mobile phones for everyday tasks, but remain worried about children having phones at too young an age, new research shows. The majority of us (56%) now use apps to communicate with others, and nearly half use ... More >>

Kiwis, Crunched By Household Bills, Vote Flick Best Electricity Provider

Monday, 20 June 2022, 11:30 am | Canstar

Kiwis, crunched by household bills, vote Flick best electricity provider As the cost of living crisis bites, New Zealanders are increasingly worried about basic household bills such as electricity. But new research shows many simply ‘set and ... More >>

SBS Bank Sweeps Top Bank Award, Tough Year Looms For Homeowners

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:10 pm | Canstar

Kiwis are facing another tough financial year, with inflation soaring and mortgage retail rates tracking up at speed. But home ownership remains important to so many Kiwis, and in this difficult environment it is vital to partner with a home loan ... More >>

Canstar’s First Consumer Pulse Report Reveals Kiwis’ Financial Secrets

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 7:18 am | Canstar

Canstar is today thrilled to release its inaugural Consumer Pulse report, the result of insights from over 18,000 New Zealanders collected in research waves from February last year to January this year. The survey, which will be run annually, tracks the ... More >>

Kiwis Embrace Home Cooking, Vote Parmco Best Ovens Provider

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 1:02 pm | Canstar

Kiwis are embracing home cooking, looking to upgrade to more sophisticated ovens after two years of being forced into the kitchen due to the pandemic. More than 20% of us reckon we’re better bakers as a result of the pandemic, and now we’re keen ... More >>

COVID Drives Surge In Online Shopping; Kiwis Vote For Mighty Ape!

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 9:34 am | Canstar

New research from Canstar reveals COVID’s massive influence on shopping habits, with half of us saying the pandemic has influenced us to spend more online. The survey of 1644 people was carried out to find the winner of Canstar’s award for Most Satisfied ... More >>

Kiwis Love Heat Pumps, But Which One Is Best?

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 11:15 am | Canstar

It’s official: Most Kiwis vote for heat pumps as the best way to moderate the temperature in their homes. New research from Canstar shows 53% of Kiwis say heat pumps are a “must” for any home they live in. The research was done to find the ... More >>

A Car Is A Huge Purchase - So Who Do Customers Trust?

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 11:50 am | Canstar

Buying a new car is one of the biggest and most important purchases you’ll make. Choosing the right car will ensure your particular lifestyle needs are met, and for years to come. And today, Canstar is proud to announce the winner of its Most Satisfied ... More >>

Which Is The Best KiwiSaver Provider For You?

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 3:12 pm | Canstar

The importance of KiwiSaver to our financial wellbeing has been thrown into sharp relief by Canstar’s latest research, which reveals a third of us will rely on its income for a comfortable retirement. As such, New Zealanders need to ensure they ... More >>

Which Is The Best KiwiSaver Provider For You?

Friday, 1 October 2021, 10:50 am | Canstar

The importance of KiwiSaver to our financial wellbeing has been thrown into sharp relief by Canstar’s latest research, which reveals a third of us will rely on its income for a comfortable retirement. As such, New Zealanders need to ensure they ... More >>

Want To Know Where To Get The Best Car Insurance Deal?

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 10:14 am | Canstar

Canstar’s inaugural Car Insurer of the Year Award has revealed what every car owner wants to know: Where to get the best value and features for insurance to protect one of your most expensive assets - your car. And the answer, according to Canstar’s ... More >>

American Express wins best credit card rewards provider

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 9:56 am | Canstar

Kiwis are adjusting their spending habits as they try to maximise credit card rewards in a COVID-ravaged world. And now, Canstar can announce New Zealand’s favourite provider of such rewards: American Express. For the third year running, American ... More >>

2degrees sweeps award for its support of small business

Monday, 20 September 2021, 8:28 am | Canstar

2degrees is Canstar Blue’s winner of the Small Business Telecommunications Most Satisfied Customers award for 2021. Customers say they are pleased with its network coverage, which keeps Kiwis connected in 98.5% of the places they live and work. ... More >>

Simplicity scoops award for favourite KiwiSaver provider

Friday, 3 September 2021, 1:13 pm | Canstar

New Zealanders are increasingly relying on their KiwiSaver to fund retirement, new research shows. Nearly three quarters of Kiwis are depending on Kiwisaver for their old age, up from around two thirds last year. The research from Canstar also shows ... More >>

Sharesies is NZ’s favourite for online share trading

Monday, 30 August 2021, 11:26 am | Canstar

Sharesies, the popular investing site founded just five years ago, is the winner of Canstar’s inaugural award for Most Satisfied Customers in the online share trading category. More >>

Kiwis: ‘Cheaper Health Insurance Please!’

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 11:55 am | Canstar

After a year during which Covid roiled the world, Kiwis say value for money remains their top priority when it comes to health insurance. The insight, revealed in a Canstar survey to find NZ’s favourite health insurer, shows how policy cost remains ... More >>

Heartland Again Scoops Bank Of The Year - Savings

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 9:58 am | Canstar

Canstar is thrilled to announce the winner of its Bank of the Year - Savings: Heartland Bank ! For the fourth year running, Heartland has scooped the award, showing an impressive commitment to helping Kiwis put away cash for a rainy day. Heartland’s Direct Call ... More >>

Kiwis Worry About Winter Bills, But Fail To Look For Better Deals

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 11:57 am | Canstar

Canstar’s new research to find New Zealand’s favourite electricity provider reveals our worries about paying the winter bills - but also how Kiwis fail to look for better deals. Canstar is pleased to announce Powershop is the country’s favourite ... More >>

Kiwis Snap Up Unlimited Data Plans As Reliance On Mobile Phones Soars

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 11:05 am | Canstar

Canstar’s new research into mobile plan providers shows the dramatic uptake of unlimited data plans, despite concerns about cost. In the past year, Kiwis with unlimited plans have more than tripled, reflecting an increasing reliance on mobile phones ... More >>

New Research Reveals The Truth About Our Online Lives

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 10:11 am | Canstar

Canstar’s research to find Kiwis’ favourite broadband provider reveals some stark truths about our online lives. Canstar is thrilled to announce the winner of Most Satisfied Customers for Broadband is Hawke’s Bay-based Kiwi company NOW Broadband. ... More >>