As New Zealanders, we like to get on and do our thing - so
whatever your thing is, Vodafone is here to help you do it better.
James Rolleston was the star of New Zealand’s highest-grossing
locally made film when he was just 11 years old. He has come on board
to help Vodafone show you how to do your thing better.
See what went into making our latest ad, starring James, here.
Login to My Account online
or through your mobile for top ups, bill payments, usage information and much more. It’s all about you.
Download a free My Account app for your iPhone or Android mobile. Check data, TXT and talk limits, pay your bill and more.
Any internet connection lets you pay your mobile bill or top up a prepay mobile online using your credit card or Visa debit card.
Worried you’ll blow your mobile data budget or run out of data allowance? Let Data Angel watch over you.
We give you the power to say no
to TXT bullying. Vodafone Blacklist lets you block unwanted TXT
and PXT messages.
If you don’t feel safe walking, driving or at home, you can send us a Safe TXT. We can help Police to find you if something
It’s never safe to TXT
while you’re driving, so activate Vodafone DriveSafe and auto-reply to incoming TXT messages.
You choose who can call
or TXT your child’s mobile. Vodafone Guardian also lets you control camera use, browsing
Sometimes a conversation
is the fastest way to get things done. So contact us – for no charge – at any time of the
day or night.
Cut the frustration of setting up
a new mobile. Use RED Box
in store and get all your contacts accurately transferred
from old to new.
Get a smartphone mentor
to help you achieve smartphone mastery. They are in store waiting to meet you.
Vodafone Group is born in the UK. Based in Newbury, the group’s current chief executive officer is Vittorio Colao.
A few minutes after midnight on New Year’s Eve, Vodafone makes the UK’s first-ever mobile call - from London to Newbury.
The world’s first international roaming agreement is signed between Vodafone and Telecom Finland. The world is almost our oyster.
Vodafone Group PLC purchases Bellsouth New Zealand and Vodafone New Zealand is born. At the time of switchover, Bellsouth had 138,000 customers.
New Zealand’s first Vodafone retail store opens for business. New phone anyone?
Vodafone launches TXT messaging in New Zealand. What was your first TXT?
Vodafone launches New Zealand’s first prepay mobile service. Now everyone can afford to use a mobile phone.
Our Kiwi customer count hits 500,000!
And now we’ve got one million Kiwis connected to our mobiles. That’s a 100% increase in a single year.
We make a long standing commitment to the community by setting up the Vodafone New Zealand Foundation, which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of young New Zealanders.
The Vodafone Warriors make their first ever grand final and Stacey Jones puts New Zealand in front with a scorching try in the 46th minute.
Two million Kiwis are connected to Vodafone.
Vodafone launches NZ’s first 3G network and the possibilities of mobile expand once again.
Vodafone goes beyond mobile with the purchase of the ISP ihug. The door is open for our customers to choose us for their home phone and broadband service as well as mobile.
A world first - we broadcast a live All Blacks game direct to mobile.
The first-ever Vodafone Homegrown festival happens in Wellington. Did you go?
Vodafone is the first to offer the iPhone in New Zealand, continuing Kiwis’ affair with technology beginning with i...
SKY customers who choose Vodafone for their landline and broadband get MY SKI HDi for no extra cost. What a deal!
We extend our sponsorship of the Vodafone Warriors for another four years - that’s 16 years of partnership.
Vodafone purchases First Mobile and suddenly we’ve got more than 800 retail outlets.
We were the first to demonstrate LTE (4G) services.
We say no to TXT bullying by giving our customers Blacklist - the power to decide who can send them TXT and PXT messages.
The Vodafone NZ Foundation launches a Fellowship in Youth Health Leadership. Dr Aniva Lawrence, a Northland GP, is the first recipient. She spent her year sorting out the health needs of young rural Kiwis.
We’ve made it even easier to be in control of your account by launching the My Account iOS App.
Vodafone’s NZ customer count hits 2.5 million.
Vodafone enters a joint venture with Telecom to roll out the government’s rural broadband initiative, which aims to bring broadband to rural New Zealanders. We will build 154 new open-access towers equipped with the latest wireless technology and upgrade nearly 400 existing towers.
We sign up with Pacific Fibre, a start-up working on building a new undersea cable system to link New Zealand to the rest of the world.
Vodafone and the Canterbury Earthquake Appeal Trust launch the Vodafone Canterbury Fund – a $4m fund to rebuild communities and places following the devastating earthquakes.
We introduce a new app, Vodafone Guardian, to help parents keep their kids safe from unwanted calls, TXTs and inappropriate use of the internet while using their smartphones.
Android smartphone users get their own version of the My Account App.
Vodafone DriveSafe launches - a free service to help Kiwis stop TXTing while driving.
We give our customers complete control over their data usage and spend with Data Angel, a world first service to stop data bill-shock.
Vodafone announces plans to acquire TelstraClear in New Zealand, in a bid to bring greater choice and competition to New Zealand consumers and businesses.
We offer 50,000 customers free Maori language lessons on their smartphones with the new Hika Lite app.
Now you can pay your Vodafone mobile bill or top up your Prepay on Facebook.
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Our evolutionary steps have always been sparked by your needs and dreams. Wherever you want telecommunications to go, we’ve made it our mission to get you there. This timeline lets you explore the most interesting and important moments in our history.
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Drop your old mobile off to your nearest Vodafone store or post it to us.
We accept any make and model of mobile phone regardless of condition as well as accessories like batteries and chargers.
Mobiles that can’t be repaired are recycled in line with environmental best practice.
Mobiles in working order are refurbished and exported to places such as Hong Kong, China or Eastern Europe.
All proceeds from the recycled mobiles are donated to the Starship Foundation.
These donations help to provide essential equipment and services for Starship Hospital.
Post your old mobile to
Starship Mobile Phone Recycling Appeal
Private Bag 208013
Download this Freepost label if you need to use a box to fit your mobiles into
Remember to remove the battery from each mobile and wrap it separately in paper or plastic before putting the mobile and battery in the package. Don’t forget to remove and keep your SIM card.
This year the Vodafone New Zealand Foundation World of Difference programme will pay 10 people to help young New Zealanders in 2013.
We’re giving away $4million to help rebuild communities, services and places in Canterbury, through the Vodafone Foundation Canterbury Fund, in partnership with the Canterbury Earthquake Appeal Trust.
We’re right behind New Zealand sport and music through our sponsorship of the Vodafone Warriors, the Canterbury Crusaders, Team Vodafone Sailing and the Vodafone New Zealand Music awards.
Over the past 10 years Vodafone has supported more than 150 charitable community projects.
Vodafone New Zealand started
with 138,000 customers in 1998,
now we have 2.5 million