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Set up with Spark while visiting NZ

Find out how to connect to the Spark network when you are visiting New Zealand. Find a plan that will work for you, and learn about our network coverage.

Before you head to New Zealand, check your mobile is:

  • Compatible with the Spark network. Check compatibility
  • Unlocked by your overseas provider. This will let you use your mobile in New Zealand. Check by contacting your provider.

If your mobile isn't unlocked or compatible, we offer a wide range of mobiles. View Spark mobiles

Connection options

SIM card

  • To use your phone in New Zealand, you'll need a $5 (incl GST) prepaid Spark SIM. SIM cards come with a New Zealand mobile number.
  • To get a SIM card, find a store near you. If you're flying into Auckland or Christchurch, there's a kiosk at the airport.

NZ Travel Packs

  • If you'll be in New Zealand for less than two months, consider a NZ Travel Pack.
  • There's a $49 and a $29 option.
  • Each pack includes a SIM card, data and local and international minutes.
  • Find out more

Prepaid plans and packages

We've got a selection of Prepaid plans, including:

Staying in New Zealand for a longer amount of time?

  • Our Pay Monthly plans might suit you better. View plans

Devices like mobile broadband sticks or tablets only need data. View Mobile Broadband plans

Note: Your device settings may need updating before you can use mobile data on our network. Find out more

Coverage

We provide coverage across most of the country. You can use 3G nationwide, and we offer 4G in many towns and cities. To use 4G, you'll need a 4G-enabled device. Our 4G coverage map shows if 4G is available where you're travelling. Check the map

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