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Canstar finds Flick Electric NZ’s favourite provider
Tue, 21st Jun 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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flick electric
Canstar’s annual research to find New Zealand’s favourite electricity provider reveals Flick Electric has come out on top.
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Canstar awards Mighty Ape for Most Satisfied Customers
Wed, 9th Mar 2022
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online shopping
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Canstar has announced that the results of its survey for Most Satisfied Customers in the Online Retailers category reveal Mighty Ape as the winner.
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Huawei takes out smartphone award, camera and battery life key driver
Tue, 9th Jun 2020
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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canstar blue
Huawei wins Canstar's NZ smartphone satisfaction award for top-notch cameras and battery life.
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Canstar Blue’s SMB Internet Provider award winners are...
Thu, 27th Jun 2019
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contact centre
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smb
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slingshot
Nearly two-thirds of Kiwi small businesses say New Zealand is no good for them, according to a survey commissioned by Canstar Blue.
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Forgotten your phone? Nearly half of Kiwis would feel ‘naked’
Wed, 8th May 2019
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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skinny mobile
A majority of Kiwis are finding mobile phones increasingly indispensable to everyday life, a new survey finds with some very interesting results.
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No broadband caps please, we're Kiwis
Mon, 15th Apr 2019
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video
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smart home
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digital entertainment
More than 70% of broadband services in New Zealand are now uncapped as Kiwis' appetite for TV streaming grows.
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As online GST looms, Kiwis aren't too fussed about it
Thu, 21st Feb 2019
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crm
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cx
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martech
A recent Canstar Blue online shopping consumer poll found that only 29% of 1659 respondents will be put off buying things from international websites.
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New Zealanders love digital banking - what it means for eCommerce
Tue, 25th Sep 2018
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martech
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commerce systems
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digital banking
New Zealand consumers love online banking because of its speed and convenience, but they’re also worried about sharing too much personal data.
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SMEs need support in volatile economic times, says Canstar
Mon, 10th Sep 2018
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bnz
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banking industry
SMEs at risk as global slowdown looms, despite being GDP pillars, requiring flexible support.
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Xero scores top marks for highest overall satisfaction with Aussie SMBs
Mon, 14th Aug 2017
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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xero
Only 5% of Canstar Blue winners have ever achieved the same award for three consecutive years, including Xero.
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Brisbane on show as Xero targets Aussie small business
Thu, 8th Sep 2016
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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smb
Brisbane takes centre stage as Xerocon taps into Queensland's 406,000 SMEs, showcasing Aussie innovation.
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Skinny Mobile beating the big boys
Thu, 17th Mar 2016
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telecommunications
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canstar blue
Skinny Mobile is celebrating some decent wins over the last couple of weeks, after winning the Consumer NZ People’s Choice Award 2016.
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Skinny and 2Degrees NZ's top mobile service providers
Mon, 7th Mar 2016
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crm
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martech
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skinny
Skinny and 2Degrees win NZ hearts as top mobile providers amid rising reliance on phones, says Canstar Blue.
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2degrees crushes competition to win Canstar broadband satisfaction award
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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broadband
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slingshot
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orcon
Just six months after entering the broadband fray, 2degrees has cleaned up in the Canstar Consumer Satisfaction awards for broadband services.
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Disconnection anxiety hitting home for Kiwis
Thu, 25th Feb 2016
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digital entertainment
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netflix
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lightbox
A new survey reveals just how much of an impact the internet is having on Kiwis - and our anxiety when disconnected.
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Best tax refund firm revealed in Canstar Blue Awards
Mon, 22nd Feb 2016
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mytax.co.nz
Nelson tech firm mytax.co.nz has been named the winner of the Canstar Blue Consumer Satisfaction Award for Personal Tax Agent 2016.
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Which Kiwi electronics retailers are winning with consumers?
Thu, 5th Nov 2015
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noel leeming
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jb hi-fi
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pb technologies
A new Canstar Blue survey shows which Kiwi electronics retailers are tops in their customers' eyes - and also reveals Kiwis love of 'showrooming'.
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Flip winner in customer satisfaction, but Kiwis losing in bundling deals
Fri, 2nd Oct 2015
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flip
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canstar blue
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isp
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?.
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Westpac takes out top spot in Online Banking Awards
Thu, 23rd Apr 2015
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cx
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martech
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digital banking
Westpac has won the Canstar Online Banking Award for the first time, recognising its success in online banking in New Zealand.
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Skinny knocks 2degrees out of top spot at Canstar Awards
Mon, 13th Apr 2015
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crm
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martech
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skinny mobile
Skinny Mobile has received a number of accolades from the 2015 Canstar Blue Awards, achieving five stars in a range of categories.
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Kiwis choose data over text, 2degrees over Spark
Tue, 31st Mar 2015
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Data is considered more important than other functions by Kiwis, and 2degrees along with Skinny Mobile have been named top service providers in NZ.
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Skinny, 2degrees tops - and so is data
Fri, 27th Mar 2015
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telecommunications
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skinny mobile
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canstar blue
Skinny Mobile tops for prepay, while 2degrees wins for those on plans - but what exactly are we using mobile phones for these days?.
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Slingshot best performing broadband provider
Thu, 19th Feb 2015
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contact centre
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broadband
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slingshot
Slingshot has been named as the best performing broadband provider in New Zealand for the second year running.
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Kiwis suffering withdrawal anxiety when not online
Thu, 19th Feb 2015
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internet
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canstar blue
New survey reveals 41% of Kiwis grapple with anxiety if disconnected from the web, with online socialising eclipsing real-life interactions.