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Energy Rewards on Offer in New Zealand

February 18, 2019

Power can certainly be a boring topic, stripping us of coin we’d much rather allocate elsewhere. But what happens when you put rewards into the mix and you’re actually rewarded for paying for electricity? Well in little old New Zealand, this does exist! And we at Canstar Blue are here to tell you all about […]

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How to travel around New Zealand in an electric vehicle

February 12, 2019

Using an electric vehicles (EV) is a great way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, as well as saving money on filling up. It is now easy and cost-effective to charge your EV at home with the right electricity plan. But what about when you are away from home on holiday? Fortunately, there are now hundreds […]

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The best new streaming offerings in 2019

February 6, 2019

The choice in online streaming movies and TV series has never been better in New Zealand, and 2019 offers even more choice for viewers with two new mainstream services set to shake up our streaming selection, while existing services continue to compete with entertaining options. Disney+ Walt Disney first announced plans to start its own […]

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Fixed-Term Electricity Contracts Explained

January 30, 2019

A fixed-term electricity contract is essentially a contract where you’re obliged to pay a fixed electricity rate per kilowatt hour of electricity for a set period, despite changes in wholesale electricity prices. Here’s a rundown on how it works! We – as customers – do not buy electricity straight from the wholesaler. Instead, it gets […]

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How to get the best broadband speed you can

January 30, 2019

Buffering screens, video games refusing to load, and an important document that just won’t send: slow internet speeds can be hugely frustrating and time-consuming. But there are various ways to get faster broadband speeds, no matter where you live or what your set-up is. Get the best connection available If you want fast streaming and […]

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How to get fibre internet at your home

January 30, 2019

Fibre broadband has many benefits: its high speeds mean you can do more in a shorter amount of time; the connections are more reliable and consistent; and fibre gives you dedicated capacity, which means everyone at your place can watch, play, listen, or work all at once. But, if you have never had fibre connected […]

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What are the best broadband plans for renters?

January 21, 2019

Reliable and affordable broadband is essential for all households, including flats or families who are renting. Broadband ensures the home is connected, allowing working and gaming. For those renters who have ditched Sky TV and flashy possessions in order to save for a house, broadband also ensures essential home entertainment can be streamed at any […]

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A guide to smart watches in New Zealand

January 16, 2019

Over recent years, wearable technology has expanded into many households, with products such as the smart watch becoming commonplace amongst consumers. The futuristic feeling of having a smartphone on your wrist, as well as the benefits of staying connecting without your phone, has been too hard to resist, with plenty of companies jumping into the […]

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Amazon Prime Video NZ Review & Guide

January 10, 2019

As the latest streaming juggernaut to hit New Zealand’s shores, Amazon Prime Video comes with a big reputation. But is the hype justified? Find out how you can get Amazon Prime in NZ, what you can watch, how much it costs, and how it compares to Netflix. What is Amazon Prime? Amazon Prime Video is […]

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What are the best mobile plans for streaming music and video?

January 9, 2019

Smartphones offer a window to the world, ensuring you never have to be lonely, bored, without music or without something to watch. Since 2015, streaming has made up the largest component of record industry revenue. Video streaming apps like Netflix and Neon have also shaken up the industry, with some of the top movies and […]

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