How do NZ grocery prices compare with overseas? We have the receipts

New Zealand’s grocery prices are among the highest in the world. But just how much cheaper is bread, cheese and booze around the globe?

Why even ‘wealthy’ New Zealanders are avoiding the dentist

When even the most comfortable New Zealanders are neglecting their teeth because of the cost, we've got a big problem.

I really want to move to Wellington, but Wellington is making it really hard

I always intended to return to Wellington, a city I love. But the reality is proving challenging.

New Zealand’s best real estate agent ads, reviewed and ranked

Who is the most creative and conspicuous of them all?

Money Archive

Introducing Hatch’s Great Debate on shares vs property

Ahead of The Great Debate, a Hatch webinar on the merits of property and shares investment, we asked the debaters some of the questions that are likely to come up.

Here’s how much the cost of renting has increased since 1993

According to the data, more renters are paying more money for increasingly squalid houses.

Bernard Hickey: Taihoa on the rate hike fears

Yes, the Reserve Bank will probably start hiking the OCR later in the year. No, it won't cause a crisis.

Why getting to 100% renewable energy is harder than you think

Getting to 100% renewable energy is possible. It’s just trickier – and more costly – than you think. 

From 1992 to 2021, here’s how much you needed to earn to afford a NZ house

The gap between incomes and house prices has widened. But by how much?

Financial wellness: The health check that helps women close the wealth gap

Money worries are one of life's biggest stressors – and the issue can be especially acute for women.

Reminder: Friends don’t let friends buy Lorde concert tickets from Viagogo

Trying to nab tickets for Lorde's New Zealand tour? It pays to watch where you're buying your tickets from, says Chris Schulz.

How to make your money work harder (without having to risk it all)

Got some savings you want to turn into a secure financial future? A managed fund could be the answer.

How online bank transfers are being hijacked for harassment and abuse

An unexpected loophole is being used to target and intimidate victims of domestic violence.

NZ’s housing market is broken and we’ve got the maps to prove it

How do our incomes stack up against house prices?

Self-employed workers getting spurned on mortgages should not give up hope

More and more people are entering the gig economy and earning independently. So why haven't the banks caught up?

Meet the ‘unusual’ new CEO of Kiwi Wealth

Rhiannon McKinnon wants to use her position as head of a Kiwisaver fund to help New Zealanders think harder and smarter about investing.