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Transport fuel prices in New Zealand (as in other countries) have varied quite dramatically over the last five years. Highway traffic counts appeared to have a pronounced response to petrol prices.(1)

(1) Impacts of fuel price changes on New Zealand, transport, https://www.nzta.govt.nz/assets/resources/research/reports/331/docs/331.pdf 

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Further Related Statistics:

RD073 Consumer Price Index for Road Passenger Transport

RD081 - Consumer price indices for vehicle purchases

Core dashboard information


Nominal petrol pump prices, from 2000, Quarter 1 to the present

Nature of data

Quantitative Price data
Primary source Statistics NZ - CPI019AA
Custodian of data

Statistics NZ



Data can be found by clicking the 'Browse' tab, then selecting Economic Indicators->Consumers Price Index-> CPI Selected Quarterly Weighted Average Prices for New Zealand (Qrtly-Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec), then choosing “Petrol, 91 Octane”, “Petrol, 95/98 Octane”, and “Diesel” on the  menu of products.

Frequency Quarterly
Disaggregation National
Quality of the data


Next Update March, June, September and December for each year