Cost of Living in Christchurch

Summary about cost of living in Christchurch, New Zealand:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 NZ$ 12.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 NZ$ 60.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 NZ$ 12.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 NZ$ 9.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 NZ$ 10.00-12.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.94 NZ$ 4.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 NZ$ 2.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 NZ$ 2.00-4.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.62 NZ$ 6.62-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.17 NZ$ 1.54-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.48 NZ$ 1.36-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.44 NZ$ 3.50-7.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.80 NZ$ 4.08-5.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.05 NZ$ 4.54-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.86 NZ$ 5.90-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 NZ$ 0.91-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 1.47 NZ$ 1.13-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 2.03 NZ$ 1.13-3.18
Tomato (1 lb) 1.42 NZ$ 0.90-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 1.38 NZ$ 0.91-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 NZ$ 0.91-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 2.97 NZ$ 2.50-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 NZ$ 0.90-2.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$ 10.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.75 NZ$ 2.65-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.41 NZ$ 2.20-10.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 33.50 NZ$ 30.00-40.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 NZ$ 2.65-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 111.96 NZ$ 80.00-134.78
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 NZ$ 2.90-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.99 NZ$ 3.22-5.15
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 78.00 NZ$ 30.00-78.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.93 NZ$ 6.74-8.93
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 39,500.00 NZ$ 35,000.00-45,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,386.67 NZ$ 29,990.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.24 NZ$ 106.25-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 NZ$ 0.24-0.44
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 83.44 NZ$ 69.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.55 NZ$ 32.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 NZ$ 10.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.95 NZ$ 14.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,126.00 NZ$ 800.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,600.00 NZ$ 6,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 117.07 NZ$ 70.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.00 NZ$ 30.00-120.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 154.71 NZ$ 95.00-200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 186.15 NZ$ 125.00-250.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,465.00 NZ$ 1,200.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,143.75 NZ$ 900.00-1,250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,642.86 NZ$ 2,400.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,000.00 NZ$ 1,800.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 474.96 NZ$ 325.16-743.22
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 305.03 NZ$ 278.71-418.06
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,314.81 NZ$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 2.99-5.00

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Last update: June 2021
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1 Comments so far
Anju bisht on Mar 18, 2020:
Hi.i have a quary regarding a small budget house in chch.my son is n.z. citizen and works fory hours a week.he is just 18 years old so he gets minimum wages at present i just want to know is he illigible to buy a small apartment or a house in chch.i am his mother I will help him financially how much money he needs to pay in starting .plz suggest us.thanku.