The Krazy World of Kiwi Prices

 

Tom Clancy novel - $44.99

Tom Clancy novel – $44.99

Cheapest sledgehammer - $59

Cheapest sledgehammer – $59  – I don’t need a sledgehammer but, you never know, I might.

Mrs. Butterworth's pancake syrup in the US department of food store - $10.99

Mrs. Butterworth’s pancake syrup in the ‘International” section of food store – $10.99 (marked down from $11.49!)

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4 pack AA batteries – $11.29

PS3 video game - $119

PS3 video game – $119 – but it is the All Blacks . . .

Off-season corn - one ear for $2.29

Off-season corn – one ear for $2.29

Eighteen-pack Coke Zero - $22.89

Eighteen-pack Coke Zero – $22.89

Four locks - $125.01

Four locks – $125.01

Shirt for sale on sidewalk - $369

Shirt for sale on sidewalk – $369 – but it’s merino wool or something, isn’t it?

KFC 12 piece chicken and sides - $40

KFC 12 piece chicken and sides – $40

Gas - here it is at $8/gallon - now it's down to $6.70/gallon

Gas – here it is at $8/gallon – after this was taken it got down to $6.70/gallon

Headlamp - $39.99

Headlamp – $39.99

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What we call peppers in the US are called capsicums here.

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New Zealand has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world—perhaps this is one of the reasons.

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Highlighters are actually called “vivids” here.

5 liters of oil - $49.00

5 liters of oil – $49.00

Fritos - $7.50 - okay, but this is from a store in Auckalnd selling American items

Regular sized bag of Fritos – $7.50 They actually don’t sell Fritos here – this is from a store in Auckland that specifically sells American items.

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