With inflation continuing to pack an almighty punch on our bank balances, it’s no surprise that many New Zealanders are coming up with creative ways to scrimp and save where they can, Newshub reports. “I’m well above minimum wage and even after cancelling [gym, entertainment, snacks/drinks], I can barely afford to make ends meet. NZ living costs are crazy right now,” one Aucklander said. Another joked that the only way to cope is to “leave Auckland”.