Cost of living in Palmerston North, New Zealand

Summary of cost of living in Palmerston North

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: NZ$5,308
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: NZ$2,581
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Palmerston North
Current as of Sep 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district NZ$16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) NZ$12
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast NZ$7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk NZ$2.02
12 eggs, large NZ$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes NZ$7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese NZ$5.61
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples NZ$3.86
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes NZ$3.21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket NZ$3.72
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality NZ$21
2 liters of coca-cola NZ$3.08
Bread for 2 people for 1 day NZ$1.27
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Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area NZ$1,900
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area NZ$1,438
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat NZ$290
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area NZ$1,117
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area NZ$892
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio NZ$190
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) NZ$79
40” flat screen tv NZ$562
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) NZ$231
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) NZ$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help NZ$23
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) NZ$103
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) NZ$62
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) NZ$162
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes NZ$144
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new NZ$33,424
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas NZ$2.18
Monthly ticket public transport NZ$68
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) NZ$11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) NZ$5.00
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) NZ$44
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) NZ$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) NZ$5.70
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) NZ$5.00
4 rolls of toilet paper NZ$2.75
Tube of toothpaste NZ$4.35
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city NZ$23
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub NZ$56
2 tickets to the movies NZ$33
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) NZ$120
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert NZ$107
1 cocktail drink in downtown club NZ$13
Cappuccino in expat area of the city NZ$4.97
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) NZ$8
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) NZ$0.20
1 month of gym membership in business district NZ$59
1 package of marlboro cigarettes NZ$25
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 37 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: September 06, 2019

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