New Zealand: Useful Information

Land of the Long White Cloud

New Zealand Useful Information

The time in New Zealand is GMT 12 hours

Voltage supply is 230/240v, 50 Hz, and flat, two or three-pin plugs are used

Internet access is available in internet cafes in towns all over New Zealand, as well as at many hostels and hotels

Tipping is uncommon in New Zealand, but especially good service in a restaurant can be rewarded with a 10% tip; taxi drivers, hotel porters and others do not expect tips

The New Zealand Herald is the country’s biggest and most widely available daily newspaper

All domestic goods and services in New Zealand have 12.5% GST (Goods and Service Tax) added to their price