All motorists are at the mercy of fuel prices, but sometimes fluctuations in prices at the pumps can seem unpredictable. In fact, there are a number of factors that influence world fuel prices. These include the world economy, the strength of the New Zealand dollar compared to other currencies, and the various taxes levied on fuel by the New Zealand Government. If you’re looking to find out why fuel prices rise or fall in New Zealand and some of the contentious issues surrounding fuel prices, read on – if nothing else, it’s a great topic to slot up your sleeve for when you need to sound intelligent at dinner parties.
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