What is the cost of living in Auckland for a young family?

  • What is the cost of living for a young family of 2 adults and 1 toddler?

This is an official website to find your cost of living:
https://www.newzealandnow.govt.nz/living-in-nz/money-tax/comparable-living-costs

Here is a rough estimate for monthly expenses for a family of 4 in Auckland.

  • Rent $3000 @ roughly $700/week for a three bedroom house
  • Grocery $1800 @ roughly $450 a week
  • Electricity bill $200 yearly average
  • Broadband $80 unlimited fiber
  • Petrol $300 a month depends on your commute and car really
  • Entertainment $300 @ 80 a week
  • Misc $300
    Total approximately $6000/month