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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 >>

Young Kiwis Flock To Buy Now Pay Later For Electronics

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 12:18 pm | Canstar

New research from Canstar highlights the dramatic uptake of Buy Now Pay Later among young Kiwis, compared to older New Zealanders. The research, designed to find New Zealand’s favourite electronic retailer, discovered that 25% of Kiwis aged 18- ... More >>

Canstar’s Innovation Excellence Award Winners Showcase Power Of Social Good

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 12:19 pm | Canstar

Canstar is today thrilled to announce its 2021 Innovation Excellence Award winners, many of which are notable for a commitment to social good. Canstar’s annual Innovation Excellence Awards assess submissions from across several categories of business, ... More >>

Kiwibank Again Scoops Canstar’s Bank Of The Year - Home Loans!

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 12:13 pm | Canstar

Kiwibank is New Zealand’s top home loan provider, scooping Canstar’s accolade for the second year running. Canstar’s General Manager Jose George said Kiwibank’s back-to-back win reflected how it catered for all Kiwis, from those first stepping ... More >>

As Kiwis Spend Up Large Staying Local, Kiwibank Takes Bank Of The Year, Credit Cards

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 12:44 pm | Canstar

Credit cards continue to be a popular payment option for New Zealanders, with a recent splurge in spending showing Kiwis are enjoying the summer. According to Kiwibank data, New Zealanders are making the most of staying local, travelling to see the ... More >>

Canstar Announces Year’s Best Online Banking Provider

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 10:51 am | Canstar

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work, accelerating trends toward flexible workplaces and the digitalisation of our economy. At the forefront of these changes are our financial services, which are leading the rapid shift toward ... More >>

Xero Is The No.1 Accounting Provider For Kiwi Small Businesses

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 10:58 am | Canstar

Xero is the winner of Canstar’s Most Satisfied Customers Award, Small Business Accounting Software 2020 New Zealand cloud-based accounting software company Xero has once again proven itself the most popular provider for small businesses, winning ... More >>