Auckland preview

New Zealand


The main landline providers in Auckland are Telecom and Vodafone, but since the un-bundling of the phone system, there are many other providers now available. Most providers offer mobile phone service and broadband along with lower prices to consumers who buy “bundles” rather than a single service.

You can set up a landline either by phone or online. If the house where you will be living has already had phone service you will be assigned a phone number and you can arrange for service to begin on the day that you move in. If you need any other service, you can set up an appointment for a technician to come to your home.

Call 0800 464 484 or join online.

  • Allow 2-7 days for service to be activated.
  • You must be 18 years of age. ID is required – a driver’s license, passport or bill with your name on it.
  • Initial set-up is $52.10 (additional wiring charges may apply)
  • Basic home phone plans start at $50 per month. Local calls are free, national calls are .26 per minute, calls…