5 Jan 2015

Z and BP lower petrol prices

3:35 pm on 5 January 2015

Fuel prices are continuing to fall, with BP and Z Energy dropping their prices this morning - the sixteenth straight price drop since October.

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It now costs $1.879 cents for a litre of 91 at most BP and Z Energy stations.

Diesel has dropped to $1.199 a litre at Z stations, with BP a cent higher.

Gull Petroleum, which operates 45 stations from Whangarei to Masterton, continues to offer the lowest fuel prices.

A litre of 91 costs an average of $1.769, with diesel averaging $1.09 cents a litre.

Z said fuel prices have dropped about 40 cents a litre this year, saving motorists about $20 when filling a 50 litre tank.

It said there had been 16 consecutive retail price falls.

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