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Robyn’s Crazy Good Food Story

Robyn’s Crazy Good Food StorySometimes we need extra inspiration to lower our grocery bill…This post was shared by Robyn. She’s amazing at keeping her grocery bill so low and spending as little time at the grocery shop as possible (be honest… who doesn’t want that!).I’m keeping it in her words as she’s done it so […]

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Cheapest Car Rentals In New Zealand

Cheapest Car Rental In New ZealandYou are off on a weekend trip! You’ve booked the flights on a great sale, found some “cheapish” accommodation – in my case it was a relaxed, friendly backpackers – and then you starting thinking of all the other things to account for. Petrol, snacks… Oops – that’s right, a […]

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Chrisco vs Countdown

Chrisco vs Countdown?Have you wondered how much more expensive Chrisco would be than Countdown? So did we! Thanks to Natalie, one of the admins at our Facebook Community, Cheaper Living NZ for deciding to investigate the prices and share this! It’s phenomanal information!  “In February, I embarked on a journey comparing costs for a Chrisco hamper versus […]

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Fruit & Vege Co-Ops NZ

NZ Fruit & Vege Co-ops Are you looking to find a fruit and vege co-op in your area? This post will be regularly updated, but go to the local area ones to see if they have added a pickup point that is nearer to you! These are a great way of getting cheaper, seasonal fresh fruit […]

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Cheaper Pet Food

Cheaper Pet FoodPet owners everywhere LOVE their pets… and don’ t love the cost of the food. So here is how to find cheaper pet food! I would love to write this from my own experience… but we have one cat and she only eats one cheap cat food and we can’t move her to even […]

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Tenancy Questions NZ

Tenancy Questions NZNow or later, most kiwi’s have a question about Tenancy in New Zealand – So here are the answers you are looking for! Tenants and Landlords​It can be very helpful to have a place to ask those questions where people who have the answers can help… So here are some options:  NZ Tenancy Advice Facebook […]

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Cheap School Holiday Ideas

​Cheaper School Holiday Ideas!What can I do in the school holidays that’s cheap and fun, I often ask myself… So I checked, and it seems it’s not just me! So, here’s a list of a *few* things that are cheaper that you can enjoy in the school holidays… But we are making this the biggest […]

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Save Money Whilst Heating Your House!

Save Money Whilst Still Heating your House!Come winter, many houses are freezing! So here are some tips to get you house feeling warmer as cheap as possible!Getting DryThe first step to saving money on heating the house is to make sure that it’s dry.Consider this:You climb into bed at night, and pull the duvet up […]

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10 ways to save on power

10 Ways to Save on Your Power Bill! We are all looking to save money on our power! So here’s 10 ideas that will help you start saving today.Hot water is one of the biggest uses of power in the house, so finding ways to have shorter showers and using the cold tap for washing hands […]

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NZ IRD and Tax Refund Information

IRD? PTS? Tax refund? Working for Families… Answered here! Sometimes you need all the answers to those burning IRD questions, so here some are! If you have further questions, please contact IRD directly. There phone number for personal tax things is 0800 775 247 Each of these topics below have a questions and answers section so open it up […]

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