New Zealand comprises of two islands and both are as gorgeous as each other in very contrasting ways. Multicultural cities and beautiful green hills give you a wide range of activities for you to participate in on the North Island, as well as it housing the majority of the population. The South Island is much more wild with many rugged mountains cutting across the island. You can go and visit the stunning scenery straight off of the set of Lord of the Rings. The island is much less densely populated than its Northern counterpart with most of its inhabitants living on the coast or on the shore of one of the many lakes located in the foothills of the Southern Alps.
What plug sockets are used in New Zealand?
In New Zealand the plug sockets used are type I, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When traveling from the UK you will need an adapter for types I.
If you’re after an adapter we would suggest looking into this multi-purpose adapter. Please do double check that it meets your needs.
What voltage & frequency is used in New Zealand?
In New Zealand, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. This means you will be able to use all of your normal appliances in New Zealand as the voltage is exactly the same as in the UK, making your journey much easier. On this note, it is important to make sure you do check your appliances to confirm this is the case. Many appliances can be used across the world as they include a converter, this will be noted on the label showing ‘INPUT 100-240V, 50/60Hz’ meaning it can be used anywhere in the world. Most products such as laptop chargers, tablet chargers, cameras, phones, and toothbrushes are included in this category, but please do a double check.
Recommended plugs, adaptors & gadgets
We have provided some recommendations for a multi-purpose adapter as well as some other gadgets you may need such as USB chargers for traveling. Making sure you have the right gear is a must! Please double check the product on Amazon before ordering.