Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Kiribati to New Zealand


Are you from Kiribati and visiting New Zealand? You might want to know if you need a power plug adapter or power converter when traveling from Kiribati to New Zealand? Check below to see if you need any adapter or converter and which power plugs and power sockets are used in New Zealand compared to Kiribati.


No power plug adapter needed
No voltage converter needed
Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.

Electricity in Kiribati and New Zealand

Kiribati

In Kiribati they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type I

The voltage is 240V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.

New Zealand

In New Zealand they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type I

The voltage is 230V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in Kiribati and New Zealand

The power plug types in Kiribati (Type I) and New Zealand (Type I) are the same. You do not need any additional power plug adapter when you are traveling.

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Power plug and socket types in Kiribati Power plug and socket types in New Zealand
Type I Type I
Kiribati power plug outlet type I
New Zealand power plug outlet type I

Voltage and frequency used in Kiribati and New Zealand

The voltage in Kiribati (240V/50Hz) and New Zealand (230V/50Hz) is the same (or in acceptable range). You do not need an additional voltage converter when you are traveling.

Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.
Voltage converter / Power plug adapter combo

Kiribati New Zealand
Voltage 240V 230V
Frequency 50Hz 50Hz