English, although natives will speak Māori. Kia Ora!
New Zealand dollars ($). $1 is approximately 60p.
During daylight savings time: UTC+13. Outside of this: UTC+12.
The typical cost of a bottle of beer, or a stubby as it's known in NZ, is about $8.
You're looking at between $15 - $25 for a standard meal out, or if you want to save a few bucks, there's always a $10 Maccas meal (that's McDonalds to you and me).
Want to catch a cab? Prices start at about $3 normally, or you could always grab a trusty Uber.
Buses are the usual mode of transport used to get around any city in New Zealand, and the average price of a one-way ticket is $2. Trains are also available in Wellington and Auckland.
Looking to crash in a hostel dorm? In New Zealand they average around $20-$30 per night.
Stepping it up a notch and staying in a hotel? You're looking at a nightly rate starting at $120.