What type of plug is used in Australia and New Zealand?

Does Australia have the same plugs as New Zealand?

NZ & Australian plugs are interchangeable, so you shouldn’t have any problems plugging into NZ sockets without an adaptor.

What adapter do I need for Australia and NZ?

You can use your electric appliances in Australia, because the standard voltage (230 V) is the same as in New Zealand. So you don’t need a voltage converter in Australia, when living in New Zealand.

What type of plug does NZ use?

New Zealand’s electricity supply runs at 230/240 volts, and we use angled two or three pin plugs (the same as Australia and parts of Asia). Most hotels and motels provide 110 volt ac sockets (rated at 20 watts) for electric razors only.

Are UK and NZ plugs the same?

You can use your electric appliances in the United Kingdom, because the standard voltage (230 V) is the same as in New Zealand. So you don’t need a voltage converter in the United Kingdom, when living in New Zealand.

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Does NZ use EU plug or US plug?

If you bring electrical appliances from North America to New Zealand you should be able to use them here, as long as they’re relatively modern, but you’ll need an adaptor for the power plug. Be sure to check that you can safely use them at New Zealand voltage, 240 volts.

Can I use a EU plug in Australia?

The HPM Reverse Travel Adapter allows you to plug European and American 240v compatible devices into Australian and New Zealand Powerpoints.

What does an Australian electrical plug look like?

The plugs in Australia have two flat metal pins shaped live a “V” and some may contain a third flat pin in the centre. More information about electricity around the world. * Note: Visitors from New Zealand do not need either a voltage converter or power adapter. Your appliances will work in Australia.

Can I use a US plug in New Zealand?

If you’re from America and visiting New Zealand then you will need to use a power adapter to fit a US plug in a New Zealand power outlet. As the voltage is different in New Zealand you also need to pack a power converter if your device isn’t dual voltage and ensure that it is compatible with a 50hz power outlet.

What do NZ plugs look like?

The power plugs have two flat pins in a V-shape with a grounding pin. … (looks like a sad face) So thats three flat pins — one of which is an earthing pin (this is simply a safety measure). Some power plugs do not have the earthing pin but they will still fit into the power outlets.

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Which countries use Australian power plugs?

AS/NZS 3112 is the harmonised Australian and New Zealand standard for AC power plugs (male) and sockets (female). The standard is used in Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and several other Pacific island countries.

Can you use 110 volt in Australia?

Power converters for Australia allow travellers to use their 100, 110 or 120 volt electrical device with a 230 volt Australian power outlet.

Do you need an Adaptor for New Zealand from Australia?

You can use your electric appliances in New Zealand, because the standard voltage (230 V) is the same as in Australia. So you don’t need a voltage converter in New Zealand, when living in Australia.

Can you use UK electrical appliances in New Zealand?

The UK and New Zealand Electrical Systems

New Zealand, like the UK, uses 230 voltage and most appliances you bought in the UK will work without problems in New Zealand, with very few exceptions.