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Newcastle vs Auckland
Ntl vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Ntl
Outside city centre
Akl
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Ntl
Outside city centre
Akl
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Ntl
Outside city centre
Akl
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Auckland
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Ntl

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Akl
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Akl
Ntl
White bread 500g
Akl
Ntl
Eggs 12
Akl
Ntl
White rice 1kg
Akl
Ntl

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Akl
Ntl
Beef round 1kg
Akl
Ntl
Local cheese 1kg
Akl
Ntl

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Ntl

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Akl
Ntl

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Akl
Ntl
1 pair men's leather shoes
Akl
Ntl

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth