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Apple Watch With Cellular Officially Launches in New Zealand

Friday December 13, 2019 12:52 am PST by
Last week, Apple started taking pre-orders for Apple Watch models with cellular connectivity in New Zealand. Those orders are now arriving into the hands of customers, and New Zealand carrier Spark is taking its service for LTE models of ‌Apple Watch‌ live. Apple is selling Series 3 and Series 5 models with Wi-Fi and Cellular through its online store in New Zealand, with pricing starting at...

Apple's Black Friday Event Begins in Australia: Up to $280 Apple Store Gift Card With Select Products

Thursday November 22, 2018 4:05 am PST by
Apple's four-day Black Friday shopping event is now live in Australia and New Zealand, offering customers free Apple Store gift cards worth up to A$280 or NZ$320 with the purchase of select new Apple products. Apple offers up to a $70 gift card in Australia and up to an $80 gift card in New Zealand with the purchase of select older iPhone models, including the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone ...

Apple Maps Now Provides Transit Directions Across New Zealand

Thursday September 20, 2018 8:56 am PDT by
Apple Maps now supports transit in New Zealand, enabling users to navigate with public transportation in most populated areas of the country. In the largest city of Auckland, directions are available for NZ Bus routes, AT Metro trains, or the SkyBus shuttle to the Auckland Airport. In the capital area of Wellington, directions are available for Metlink buses and trains. Between select...

New Zealand Commerce Commission Warns Apple About Misleading Consumers

Tuesday May 29, 2018 5:28 pm PDT by
The New Zealand Commerce Commission today sent a warning to Apple over concerns that the company misled customers about their replacement rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act and Fair Trading Act, reports the New Zealand Herald. According to the commission, Apple may have violated New Zealand consumer law by telling customers its products have a two year warranty and also referring...

AppleCare+ for Mac Now Available in Australia and New Zealand

Wednesday January 31, 2018 11:53 am PST by
AppleCare+ for Mac, previously limited to the United States and Japan, is available to purchase in Australia and New Zealand starting today. AppleCare+ extends a Mac's in-warranty hardware coverage to up to three years from its original purchase date, and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of AU$149 or NZ$169 for screen or external enclosure ...

Apple Launches 'Back to University' Promo in Australia/New Zealand: Free Beats With Mac or iPad Pro

Friday January 5, 2018 11:10 am PST by
Apple today launched its annual Back to University promotion in Australia and New Zealand, offering the choice of a free pair of Beats Solo3, BeatsX, or Powerbeats3 headphones to qualifying students, teachers, lecturers, and educational staff members who purchase an eligible Mac for a limited time. Eligible models include any MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, iMac Pro, or Mac Pro,...

Macs Effectively Now Have a Three-Year Warranty in Australia and New Zealand Under Consumer Law

Wednesday December 13, 2017 6:27 am PST by
If you bought and own a Mac in Australia or New Zealand, your computer effectively now has warranty coverage for up to three years from its original date of purchase, even without purchasing optional AppleCare+ coverage. Apple will now offer warranty coverage on most Mac parts for up to 24 months after its limited one-year warranty period, under consumer law in each country, according to an...

Apple Launches 'Back to Uni' Promotion in Australia and New Zealand, Offers Up to $100 Apple Store Gift Card

Monday February 6, 2017 8:48 am PST by
Apple today launched its annual "Back to Uni" promotion in Australia and New Zealand, offering students and select other educational employees a $70 to $100 Apple Store gift card with the purchase of a qualifying new Mac or iPad Pro. Apple is offering a A$100 or NZ$105 Apple Store gift card with the purchase of a new Mac, including the iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and...

Apple Pay Launches in New Zealand Through Partnership With ANZ

Wednesday October 12, 2016 10:40 am PDT by
Apple Pay today launched in New Zealand, marking the 11th country where the payments service is available. The "Coming Soon" label has been removed from the Apple Pay New Zealand website and New Zealand website Stuff confirms Apple Pay is now functional in the country. Apple Pay in New Zealand is available through a partnership with ANZ bank, meaning it can only be used with Visa credit and...

Apple's 'Back to School' Promotion in Australia and New Zealand Offers Free Beats Headphones

Wednesday February 3, 2016 7:30 am PST by
Apple today launched its annual "Back to School" promotion in Australia and New Zealand, offering higher education students, faculty members, parents of students, and select other staff a free pair of Beats Solo2 on-ear headphones with the purchase of a qualifying Mac with education pricing between February 3 and March 21. Eligible models include the iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air,...

Apple Raising App Store Pricing in Canada and Six Other Markets

Monday January 18, 2016 11:22 am PST by
Apple today informed developers that App Store price tiers, including in-app purchases, will be rising in Canada, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore and South Africa within 72 hours (via The Next Web). In Canada, for example, Tier 1 pricing will increase to $1.39, a 20-cent rise over current $1.19 pricing. That means a $1 app on the U.S. App Store will now sell for $1.39 on the...

Apple Raises Mac Prices in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, Norway, Malaysia, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey

Wednesday October 14, 2015 7:53 pm PDT by
Apple has raised its prices for the MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini and Mac Pro this week in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, Norway, Malaysia, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey as the values of foreign currencies continue to fluctuate against the U.S. dollar. MacBook Air prices in New Zealand, for example, ranged between NZ$1,399.00 and NZ$1,799.00 for stock configurations prior to the ...

Firefox for iOS Soft Launches in New Zealand

Thursday September 3, 2015 5:17 pm PDT by
Mozilla released the first public preview of Firefox for iOS on the App Store in New Zealand today. The company aims to collect feedback on Firefox for iOS in the country, and eventually a few others, to help make improvements and add new features to the browser prior to a worldwide launch later this year. The public preview version of Firefox for iOS features Intelligent Search, Firefox...

Apple Watch Launches in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey on July 31

Tuesday July 21, 2015 4:56 am PDT by
Apple has announced that the Apple Watch will be available for purchase on the Apple Online Store in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey starting July 31 after 7:01 AM local time. Turkish customers should also have the option of in-store pickup at one of two physical Apple Store locations at the Zorlu Center and Akasya Shopping Center in Istanbul. Apple Watch will now be available in over 20...

Apple Launches Annual 'Back to School' Promotion in Australia and New Zealand

Thursday January 29, 2015 6:18 am PST by
Apple's annual "Back to School" promotion has returned to Australia and New Zealand, as spotted by 9to5Mac. The sale offers an Apple gift card worth between $25 to $100 to university students, students accepted to a university, parents buying for a university student and faculty that purchase a qualifying Mac, iPad or iPhone. The list of qualifying products includes the MacBook Pro, MacBook...

Official iPad Mini and Fourth-Generation iPad Sales Begin in New Zealand

Thursday November 1, 2012 1:10 pm PDT by
While a number of customers have been able to get their hands on the iPad mini prematurely either through early deliveries or retailers who began selling the devices before the appointed time, sales have now officially started in New Zealand where it is now the morning of November 2. Twitter user @jgriffinz notes that he was one of the first customers to officially purchase the iPad mini in...