Established in 1959, Consumer NZ is an independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to getting New Zealanders a fairer deal.
We commission independent laboratories to carry out our product tests. We also belong to Consumers International which means we can draw on experience and information from consumer organisations around the world.
Our work is primarily funded via membership. Consumers who pay to access our member-only information and advice, also help fund our research, investigations and campaigns aimed at helping all New Zealanders get a fairer deal. Other funds are sourced from business programmes and contract work, mostly with government agencies. We also rely on donations.