What are the items that I should bring with me because they’re not available (or are too expensive) where I am going?
New Zealand has a wide and diverse population and most items are readily available. Dunedin is considered to have world-class shopping.
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Will anyone have particular trouble finding clothes that fit?
No, there are clothing stores catering to all sizes and shapes.
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What grocery stores do expats in your city shop at?
Popular local supermarkets include New World, Countdown and PAK'nSAVE. Groceries can also be purchased at petrol service stations and local mini-marts, called Dairies.
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Where can other household items (such as cleaning materials and home furnishings) be found?
A wide range of cleaning materials can be purchased at the supermarkets New World, Countdown and PAK'nSAVE. Home furnishings can be purchased in a wide range of stores. Check the Yellow Pages for a complete list.
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What are factors that might affect my shopping habits in this country/city?
Most large shopping malls are open 7 days a week with at least one late night a week. Normal hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with one late night per week where the shops stay open until 9:00 p.m.
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