Have you tried our hot water cost comparison tool yet?

Looking to compare gas prices in NZ? Use our hot water cost comparison tool to compare different options for heating the water at your place.

Compare natural gas, electricity, LPG and solar hot water systems. It only takes a few minutes to calculate the estimated running costs and upfront costs for your household to see how much you could save.

If you’re looking to choose the best hot water system for your home, head over to our hot water cost comparison tool now!

Easily compare different options for heating the water at your place including natural gas, electric, LPG and solar-boosted systems. This very handy comparison tool will estimate the annual running costs for your household size and location if you’re within one of The Gas Hub’s natural gas network regions - Wellington, Taranaki, Manawatu and Hawke's Bay. 

The comparison tool also compares the upfront costs among different hot water systems, giving you a breakdown of the estimated appliance cost. This is based on the right sized water heater for your household size and the potential installation pricing for this.

Simply select the option that best describes your situation - building a new home, replacing your current hot water system, or moving home. The comparison tool asks a few questions including which appliances you’d like to compare, like your existing electric hot water cylinder with a gas-powered cylinder. You’ll also identify your region and how many people are in your household, because energy costs and appliance costs vary depending on common variables like these.  The great news is that you don’t need to input any tricky information or have an energy bill handy to input data from this. 

It only takes a few minutes to calculate how much you could save and you can even opt to have your results emailed to you!

Use the hot water cost comparison tool now to help decide if natural gas is the right choice for you. If it is, we can help with a free natural gas connection.

Further information

Are you based in Wellington, Taranaki, Manawatu or Hawke’s Bay? You may be able to connect your home to gas for free with The Gas Hub.

Enter your address in our gas checker for an instant result on whether you're within the free gas connection range!

We also have a very useful hot water cost comparison tool that compares upfront and running costs within our natural gas network regions. Find out whether a natural gas, electricity, LPG, or solar hot water system could be the right solution for you. Try our hot water cost comparison tool now.

Ready to connect?

Check out the connection process, to know what choices you'll need to make as part of getting connected to natural gas.

Submit your natural gas connection enquiry today. Our customer team will then ring you to ask you a few more questions to complete your application.

Want to know more?

If you've had a good look around our website and still have questions let us know what you'd like more information about.

More possibilities

  • Connect to gas for free

    15/05/2019
    We think everyone deserves a little (or a lot of) natural gas in their life, so we’re connecting as many people as possible for free – saving you around $2,000 in connection costs. If you live in Wellington, Taranaki, Hawke’s Bay or Manawatu and meet the criteria, you can apply for a free natural gas connection. That’s a great head start toward getting the ultimate in comfort, control and cost at your place.
  • Enjoy lower energy bills with natural gas

    01/05/2019
    Smart appliance technology, outstanding efficiency and lower per kilowatt prices for natural gas mean lower energy bills for many homes. That's got to be a good thing! Even including retailer daily fixed charges, there are savings to be made. Using more than four big LPG bottles a year? You'll save money by converting to natural gas.