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New Zealand offers three primary Mobile phone networks; 2Degrees, Vodafone, and Telecom. All three offer Prepay accounts that are setup by just visiting a store. None of the providers require photo ID or credit card to purchase prepay cards.

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Where to buy

There are a number of outlets around, including at the airport that will sell SIM cards for all three networks. A local "tech store" is Smith Electronics, who will sell all three networks, and compatible mobile phones.

2 Degrees

Prepay costs

  • SIM cost: NZD $2.00
  • Calling rate: NZD $0.89 / minute
  • Text (SMS): NZD $0.20 per sms.

Telecom

Prepay costs

  • SIM cost: approx NZD $30.00
  • Calling rate: NZD $0.89 / minute
  • Text (SMS): NZD $0.20 per sms.
  • Additional add-ons such as "My Favourites", etc are available.

Vodafone

Prepay Costs

  • Prepay plan details
  • SIM cost: approx NZD $30.00
  • Calling rate: NZD $0.89 / minute
  • Text (SMS): NZD $0.20 per sms.
  • Data: Currently there is a special on that offers 100MB per month for the first 3 months free. This offer expires 28th Feb.
  • Additional add-ons such as "Bestmate", etc are available.