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Five tips for house-price negotiations

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 8:43 am | Canstar Blue

As the latest figures show rents on the rise and property prices coming off the boil, could now be the time more people are looking to get a leg on the property ladder? Canstar looks at ways to make sure you get the deal that’s right for you. More >>

Soup season is just around the corner

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 8:41 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 7 March 2018. As summer draws to a close, soup season is just around the corner. But as Kiwis prepare to eat their way through more than 7.8 tonnes of the stuff, Canstar Blue asks consumers what they like about their consommé. More >>

Kiwis urged to claim their bit of $1.6billion tax refund

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 8:33 am | Canstar Blue

Kiwis urged to claim their bit of $1.6billion tax refund Auckland, 28 February 2018. With only a few weeks to go until the end of the tax year, Kiwis are being urged to think about the amount of tax they’ve paid and how to get some of it back. The ... More >>

Don’t put your sight out of mind

Monday, 12 February 2018, 8:40 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 12 February 2018. Over 70 percent of over 40’s in New Zealand don’t have regular eye tests and it could be causing them long-term problems. More >>

Baths Sink as Kiwis Prefer to Shower

Friday, 26 January 2018, 9:04 am | Canstar Blue

Baths Sink as Kiwis Prefer to Shower Auckland, 26 January 2018. It’s the debate that’s been raging for years, which one is best, bath or shower? But it looks like Kiwis might finally be making up their minds. The latest survey of over 2,000 people ... More >>

No More GST on Fresh Produce say Kiwis

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 10:06 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 22 January 2018 - Global and national studies have shown that New Zealand has a weight problem with almost one in three of our adult population classified as obese. However, research released by Canstar Blue shows New Zealanders want to ... More >>

Kiwis and Protein Shakes

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 11:04 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 18 January 2018. A recent report to come out of the USA has predicted that the global protein shake business is set to be worth a staggering (USD) $7.5billion by 2020. And, as their popularity also increases here in New Zealand, how much do ... More >>

OPPO Smartphone Takes Top Spot for Customer Satisfaction

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:10 am | Canstar Blue

20 December 2017 - Smartphone maker, OPPO has been awarded this year’s Canstar Blue Award for “most Satisfied Customers - Smartphones” in Australia, capping of a year of tremendous growth for the brand. More >>

Top Tips to Pump up Your Fuel Economy

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 8:21 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 13 December 2017. With worries of a Christmas fuel shortage, and petrol prices on the rise (spending at the pumps is already pushing $689m [1] ), Canstar Blue looks at ways to get the best from your tank of fuel. More >>

Number Of Buyers Waiting for 'The Crash' Drops

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:04 am | Canstar Blue

Latest Canstar Blue research of 1,104 Kiwis shows only 4% of buyers holding out for ‘the crash’ More >>

Get your home winter ready while the sun shines

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 8:23 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 28 September 2017. Just as the clocks spring forward, the last thing you want to think about are cold winter nights. But using the summer days to get your house ‘winter ready’ can mean your home is warmer and power bills lower when ... More >>

Kiwis – Don’t Get Caught Short on Your Data Caps

Friday, 22 September 2017, 9:38 am | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 22 September 2017 - As faster, better quality broadband connections are being rolled out across the country, and our appetite for streaming increases, Kiwis are being warned not to get caught short on their data limits. More >>

Majority of Kiwis Think New Zealand Wages Are Too Low

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 9:04 am | Canstar Blue

Latest survey from Canstar reveals 65% of Kiwis think that NZ wages compare poorly to other countries. More >>

Are Kiwis taking Skin Cancer seriously?

Friday, 25 August 2017, 12:25 pm | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 25 August 2017. New survey reveals Kiwi attitudes slip when it comes to slopping on the sunscreen. The latest Canstar Blue survey of 1,589 New Zealanders has revealed that over 40% of Kiwis still go out in the sun without sunscreen. In ... More >>

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 >>