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How to use plugs from New Zealand in Australia

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from New Zealand to Australia in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  New Zealand Australia  
Voltage: 230V. 230V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: I. I. icons/teeth.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.gif  

If you are electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!

Plugs and Sockets at each country

In New Zealand the following plugs are used: (includes Wellington, Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch, Rotorua, Dunedin, Wanaka.)

New Zealand' Plug Type I
Plug Type I
New Zealand' Outlet Type I
Outlet Type I

... and in Australia you will use: (includes Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide.)

Australia' Plug Type I
Plug Type I
Australia' Outlet Type I
Outlet Type I

Opera House

Opera House

Voltage

Exact voltage

Perfect! This is very good! You will not need any sort of voltage adapter (they are always big, heavy and they can't handle too much energy. i.e. might have problems with hairdryers). You can plug your devices to the electric network grid in Australia without requiring a voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Same connectors

Ideal situation, all the connectors used in New Zealand are also used in Australia. You will not need any adapter (but please check voltages and the other sections of this report). Congratulations!!!!

Adapters

Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from New Zealand in outlets type I from Australia back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from New Zealand in outlets type I from Australia
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: I.

Adapters you can buy

You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.

Hertz

Equal Hertz

This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.

Finally, by the way ...

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