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Newcastle vs Wellington
Ntl vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Ntl
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Ntl
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Ntl
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Ntl

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Ntl

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Ntl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth