Cost of Living Comparison Between Auckland and Queenstown 

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Rent Prices in Queenstown are 40.4% higher than in Auckland
Restaurant Prices in Queenstown are 18.7% lower than in Auckland
Groceries Prices in Queenstown are 2.5% higher than in Auckland
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Restaurants
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 NZ$ 17.50 NZ$      -30.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 125.00 NZ$ 100.00 NZ$      -20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.00 NZ$ 14.50 NZ$      -9.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 NZ$ 10.00 NZ$      -16.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 NZ$ 10.00 NZ$      -16.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.66 NZ$ 5.54 NZ$      -2.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.87 NZ$ 2.80 NZ$      -27.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.71 NZ$ 3.63 NZ$      -2.0 %
Markets
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.66 NZ$ 12.98 NZ$      +11.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.20 NZ$ 3.00 NZ$      -6.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 NZ$ 1.48 NZ$      -4.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.25 NZ$ 8.87 NZ$      -21.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.63 NZ$ 6.06 NZ$      -8.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.59 NZ$ 7.64 NZ$      +0.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.86 NZ$ 13.37 NZ$      +35.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.17 NZ$ 2.12 NZ$      -2.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.67 NZ$ 1.78 NZ$      +6.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.31 NZ$ 2.45 NZ$      +6.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.02 NZ$ 5.26 NZ$      +30.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.79 NZ$ 1.47 NZ$      -17.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.50 NZ$ 1.50 NZ$      -0.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.71 NZ$ 4.42 NZ$      +18.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.06 NZ$ 1.20 NZ$      -41.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 NZ$ 15.00 NZ$      -25.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.76 NZ$ 5.51 NZ$      -4.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.01 NZ$ 6.00 NZ$      -14.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 NZ$ 40.00 NZ$      0.0 %
Transportation
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.20 NZ$ 2.00 NZ$      -52.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 215.00 NZ$ ?     
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 NZ$ 4.70 NZ$      +17.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.63 NZ$ 6.60 NZ$      +17.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 NZ$ 60.00 NZ$      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.13 NZ$ 10.39 NZ$      -6.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 45,500.00 NZ$ 37,495.00 NZ$      -17.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,940.00 NZ$ 25,775.00 NZ$      -28.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 229.41 NZ$ 152.71 NZ$      -33.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 55.77 NZ$ 62.50 NZ$      +12.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 81.65 NZ$ 86.80 NZ$      +6.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.38 NZ$ 104.25 NZ$      +81.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.47 NZ$ 40.00 NZ$      +45.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 23.00 NZ$ 15.00 NZ$      -34.8 %
Childcare
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,455.20 NZ$ 970.00 NZ$      -33.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,027.69 NZ$ 10,000.00 NZ$      -56.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 128.03 NZ$ 110.00 NZ$      -14.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 79.96 NZ$ 58.33 NZ$      -27.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 168.39 NZ$ 155.00 NZ$      -8.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 212.86 NZ$ 202.50 NZ$      -4.9 %
Rent Per Month
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,083.04 NZ$ 2,345.38 NZ$      +12.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,795.50 NZ$ 2,224.50 NZ$      +23.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,895.46 NZ$ 6,032.00 NZ$      +54.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,032.11 NZ$ 4,565.50 NZ$      +50.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,330.74 NZ$ 929.02 NZ$      -30.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,126.98 NZ$ 650.32 NZ$      -42.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Auckland Edit Queenstown Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,043.71 NZ$ 6,113.25 NZ$      +1.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.86 6.80      -0.9 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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