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Download your Winter Heating Guide

The guide is full of great tips for staying healthy and warm through the depths of winter.

Find out how to keep heat in and dampness out, which fuels are the cheapest and cleanest, and how to get the most out of your appliances.

You’ll have a house so warm, you won’t want to leave until spring.

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New electricity retailers

These innovative retailers can offer serious savings on your power. Find out what makes them different.

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Who are the most satisfied customers?

Every year, Consumer NZ surveys Kiwis to find out how satisfied they are with their energy retailer.

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Know your rights

We explain what your electricity and gas bill covers, plan and contract features, and your rights if you're a vulnerable consumer.

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