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Latest NZ power and energy news

Monday, April 1, 2019

What is a breakdown of the average household electricity bill in New Zealand?

What is the average New Zealand household electricity usage? Power Compare can help you understand what the average home spends on water heating, refrigeration, lighting, electronics….

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Future of Renewable Energy in NZ

The Strike 4 Climate Protest saw 1.5 million students across the globe protest climate change. You can help create a greener New Zealand by choosing a renewable energy provider. Here’s our guide to renewable power companies in NZ. 

Friday, March 8, 2019

When is the best time to switch power providers?

What is the best time to switch power providers? Don’t get stuck paying more than you should on an outdated power plan. Check out our guide to the best time of year to switch power providers. 

Monday, February 18, 2019

Best Power deals for university students 2019

If you’re heading to university in 2019, then chances are you will need to sort out power for your new flat. Check out our guide to choosing the best power deal for your student flat.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Top 3 benefits of using price comparison websites to choose a new power provider

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis will use comparison websites this year to compare the options and save money. How can comparison shopping help you choose a great power provider? 

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Is Comparison Shopping the Saviour of the New Year's Resolution?

As 2018 starts to wind down, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Power Compare Christmas Opening Hours 2018

We know that Christmas and New Year can be a busy time of year, but it’s also when many people get stuck into ‘life admin’ and start planning for the coming year. That's why, you can, of course, use the comparison tools on our websites 24/7 to compare plans and save. Check other power providers' opening hours throughout the holiday season this year.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

How much is the wrong power plan costing you?

How much is the wrong power plan costing you? A recent government study indicates that being on the wrong electricity plan may be costing new Zealanders $39 million per year!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Moving House: a simple guide and to-do list

Planning to move house soon? Feeling overwhelmed? Having a simple plan of attack can help make sure things go smoothly. Check out our Moving House Guide

Monday, October 15, 2018

SPOTLIGHT: Energy Online

Check out our spotlight on Energy Online. They can help sort out your electricity, natural gas and LPG. Plus they keep it simple – with simple pricing, no contract and a $100 joining credit. What more could you need?