Canstar Blue stories
Canstar finds Flick Electric NZ’s favourite provider
Canstar’s annual research to find New Zealand’s favourite electricity provider reveals Flick Electric has come out on top.
Canstar awards Mighty Ape for Most Satisfied Customers
Canstar has announced that the results of its survey for Most Satisfied Customers in the Online Retailers category reveal Mighty Ape as the winner.
Huawei takes out smartphone award, camera and battery life key driver
Huawei wins Canstar's NZ smartphone satisfaction award for top-notch cameras and battery life.
Canstar Blue’s SMB Internet Provider award winners are...
Nearly two-thirds of Kiwi small businesses say New Zealand is no good for them, according to a survey commissioned by Canstar Blue.
Forgotten your phone? Nearly half of Kiwis would feel ‘naked’
A majority of Kiwis are finding mobile phones increasingly indispensable to everyday life, a new survey finds with some very interesting results.
No broadband caps please, we're Kiwis
More than 70% of broadband services in New Zealand are now uncapped as Kiwis' appetite for TV streaming grows.
As online GST looms, Kiwis aren't too fussed about it
A recent Canstar Blue online shopping consumer poll found that only 29% of 1659 respondents will be put off buying things from international websites.
New Zealanders love digital banking - what it means for eCommerce
New Zealand consumers love online banking because of its speed and convenience, but they’re also worried about sharing too much personal data.
SMEs need support in volatile economic times, says Canstar
SMEs at risk as global slowdown looms, despite being GDP pillars, requiring flexible support.
Xero scores top marks for highest overall satisfaction with Aussie SMBs
Only 5% of Canstar Blue winners have ever achieved the same award for three consecutive years, including Xero.
Brisbane on show as Xero targets Aussie small business
Brisbane takes centre stage as Xerocon taps into Queensland's 406,000 SMEs, showcasing Aussie innovation.
Skinny Mobile beating the big boys
Skinny Mobile is celebrating some decent wins over the last couple of weeks, after winning the Consumer NZ People’s Choice Award 2016.
Skinny and 2Degrees NZ's top mobile service providers
Skinny and 2Degrees win NZ hearts as top mobile providers amid rising reliance on phones, says Canstar Blue.
2degrees crushes competition to win Canstar broadband satisfaction award
Just six months after entering the broadband fray, 2degrees has cleaned up in the Canstar Consumer Satisfaction awards for broadband services.
Disconnection anxiety hitting home for Kiwis
A new survey reveals just how much of an impact the internet is having on Kiwis - and our anxiety when disconnected.
Best tax refund firm revealed in Canstar Blue Awards
Nelson tech firm mytax.co.nz has been named the winner of the Canstar Blue Consumer Satisfaction Award for Personal Tax Agent 2016.
Which Kiwi electronics retailers are winning with consumers?
A new Canstar Blue survey shows which Kiwi electronics retailers are tops in their customers' eyes - and also reveals Kiwis love of 'showrooming'.
Flip winner in customer satisfaction, but Kiwis losing in bundling deals
Flip has come out on top in a new survey of internet service provider customer satisfaction - but are Kiwis paying too much for their bundled deals?.
Westpac takes out top spot in Online Banking Awards
Westpac has won the Canstar Online Banking Award for the first time, recognising its success in online banking in New Zealand.
Skinny knocks 2degrees out of top spot at Canstar Awards
Skinny Mobile has received a number of accolades from the 2015 Canstar Blue Awards, achieving five stars in a range of categories.
Kiwis choose data over text, 2degrees over Spark
Data is considered more important than other functions by Kiwis, and 2degrees along with Skinny Mobile have been named top service providers in NZ.
Skinny, 2degrees tops - and so is data
Skinny Mobile tops for prepay, while 2degrees wins for those on plans - but what exactly are we using mobile phones for these days?.
Slingshot best performing broadband provider
Slingshot has been named as the best performing broadband provider in New Zealand for the second year running.
Kiwis suffering withdrawal anxiety when not online
New survey reveals 41% of Kiwis grapple with anxiety if disconnected from the web, with online socialising eclipsing real-life interactions.