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15 Epic Things To Do In Waiheke That Aren’t Drinking Wine

Though long viewed as a luxury destination—cue over indulgence and splashing of cash—Waiheke is literally awash in great…

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10 New Zealand Natural Wonders To See At Least Once Before You Die

Let’s face it, us Kiwis are an intrepid bunch. We love travelling to the far corners of Mother Earth in search of beauty and…

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Everything You Need To Know About New Zealand’s Southern Lights

New Zealand is renowned for its stunning scenery, natural beauty, wondrous escapes and being one of the best places to look at the Southern…

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15 Bucket List New Zealand Experiences You Need to Check Off

When the news dropped that the Australia and New Zealand travel bubble had finally opened, there were squeals of excitement, happy tears and…


Now You Can Spend The Night In Hobbiton At This One-Of-A-Kind Airbnb

Ever wanted to live like a Hobbit? Here's your chance.

Bars & Pubs

Australia And New Zealand’s Most Beautiful New Bars Of 2021

It might have been (another) year of bottled cocktails and home-delivered booze, but in between lockdowns, the hospitality industry in…

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A Rookie’s Guide To Planning Your First Queenstown Ski Trip

We're talking luxurious resorts, pristine winter powder and indulgent eats.


The 90s Have Come Full Circle With Lessons On Digital Detoxing You Need In Your Life

If your screen time report has ever given you a fright (guilty, how can it be that many hours?) then you’ll probably want to consider…

Local Escapes

Book The Staycation Of Your Dreams With QT’s 72-Hour Flash Sale

The legends at QT, aka the boutique hotel of our dreams, are throwing a truly epic flash sale. For the next 72 hours only, you can score a…

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Grab Your Carabiners, Here’s Where To Find New Zealand’s Best Canyoning Spots

If you’re on constant lookout for new adventure and enjoy a healthy dose of adrenaline in your bloodstream, then canyoning is a…

Things To Do

Up Your ‘Gram Game At New Zealand’s 10 Most Beautiful Lavender Farms

The warmer weather is here, and that means it’s the season for lavender to bloom. Here are the best farms across New Zealand where you…

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Look Up, Here Are The Best Places for Stargazing In New Zealand

Get ready to take your stargazing up a notch with the best places to stargaze in New Zealand. 

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8 Stunning New Zealand Lakes You Need To Visit At Least Once

Whether it’s the reflection lakes of Wanaka or the emerald green waters that crater the Tongariro Crossing, Aotearoa is home to some…


Book An Entire Floor At The QT For The Ultimate Party With DJs, VIP Drinks And A Pop-Up Bar

It’s something that’s usually reserved for the rich and famous, but now, you too can achieve baller status by renting out an…


On The Record | Six60 On Surviving Lockdown And Going Deep In Their New Documentary

 Just like Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber, Six60 are sharing their story on the big screen. Till The Lights Go…

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Here Are The 10 Best Places To Stay In The Coromandel So Pack Your Bags

The Coromandel Peninsula, home to some of the country’s most idyllic beaches, native flora and relaxed seaside towns, is the ideal…

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5 Of The Most Beautiful Beaches In The Bay Of Islands For You To Dig Your Toes In The Sand

Beach please, if there’s one thing Kiwis know how to do well it’s the sun, surf and sand. Luckily just north of Auckland…

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Uncover Hidden Gems On This Bucket-List Worthy Retreat To New Zealand’s South Island

Because we know 2020 has been the year of cancelled holidays, we've teamed up with the legends at Intrepid Travel to put together…


Get Binging, An Epic New Streaming Service Just Dropped And It Won’t Cost You A Cent

Exciting news today fam, Quibi has just launched in New Zealand and Australia and it’s totally free.


Make Le Chef’s Legendary Cheese Fondue Recipe At Home This Bastille Day

While International travel is still off the cards for the forseeable future, there's no reason to miss Bastille Day celebrations…

Local Escapes

Book In Your Annual Leave, This Epic Adventure Is Your Next Getaway

We’ve all been waiting with bated breath for Coronavirus restrictions to finally lift so we can do what we do best—travel. With…


Relax, Here’s How To Create The Ultimate Luxury Wellness Retreat At Home

After the crazy year it’s been already, you deserve a time out. Not just a few hours, but a massive day of calm to reset and recharge.

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Feed Your Wanderlust With These Magical Virtual Travel Escapes Around New Zealand

The internet is a wonderful thing because along with memes, TikToks and UberEats, it also gives us the ability to travel anywhere in the…


9 Ways To Travel And Make A Difference At The Same Time

The beauty of travel is that it can be whatever you want it to be. A rustic weekend camping in the bush or boutique hotels and spa days in…


Here’s How To Unplug from Technology And Give Yourself The Ultimate Self-Care Day

Just as you're beginning to feel like you've got this iso thing down pat, there seems to be a light at the end of the…

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Get Your Iso-Party On With 7 Epic Ideas For Birthday Celebrations In Quarantine

Get ready to give houseparty an entirely new meaning, here’s how to celebrate your birthday in isolation during Level 4 lockdown.


Freshen Up Your Cut With 6 At-Home Grooming Tips, According To A Barber

We asked top barber Hohepa Rutene, owner of the rad Boar & Blade barber shops in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand for his top tips…


Take A Contiki Tour From Your Couch With This Epic New Movie Club

Just because you can't Contiki right now, doesn't mean you can't have a party. Stay at home and join in their new Movie…


Here’s How To Change Your Flights For Free If You Need To Postpone A Trip

COVID-19 is quite literally taking over the world and if you’re one of the hundreds of thousands who had planned to travel in the next…


Pack Your Bags, Here’s Where You Should Be Travelling To Every Month Of The Year

If you’ve ever found yourself in Bali during school holidays or hoiking your suitcase up 100-year-old staircases in Europe during a…

Food & Drink

Munch Your Way Around The 11 Best Cafes In New Plymouth

New Plymouth’s cafe scene has exploded in the last few years so we’ve sorted the best from the rest, so there’s no need to…


Chomp Your Way Through The Best Food Festivals Around The World

We all know that eating like a local is key to a good holiday, but why limit yourself to a single restaurant at each meal when you can taste…


This Halloween Make Up Inspo Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

Hubble bubble toil and trouble baby, October 31 is the perfect day to be a little extra and transform yourself into something spooky and…

Podcasts & Books

Expand Your Mind With 6 Of The Best Books On Mindfulness

Finding the right book to suit you can be a big task, so we’ve done the hard yards to bring you a list of some of the…


Fill Up The Tank, These Are 10 Of The Best Road Trips In The World

​Sometimes it’s nice to give up the gas guzzler for a big city holiday, but if you’re the kind who likes to explore beyond…

Prepare For Cirque-Du-So-Gay-Realness, Jonathan Van Ness Is Bringing His Stand-Up Show Down Under

We’re probably not ready for this level of fierceness, but ready or not, here he comes: Queer Eye fan favourite Jonathan Van Ness is…


Unwind At One Of New Zealand’s 9 Best Retreats

There are times in life when you just need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and treat your body and mind to a little TLC.


10 Of The Most Scenic Train Rides You’ll Ever Take

There’s nothing we love more than something that’s both more sustainable and more enjoyable than the default option, and scenic…


8 Of The Best Bike Tours Around The World

Forget being chauffeured around a new city, luxe as it might sound, or spending your holiday underground on the train, never truly finding…


8 Of The Best Long Distance Walking Holidays Around The World

While we know you’ll never get sick of lying on a beach with a good book and a cocktail, sometimes it’s nice to use your…


All The Reasons You Need To Visit Queenstown This Winter

Guys, we’ve stumble total winter wonderland. If you love skiing (and/or snowboarding), Queenstown is where you need to be this winter.…

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Urban List New Zealand Launches Today

If you love New Zealand as much as we do, then come closer because we have some seriously exciting news for you: from today Urban List is…


8 Dreamy Vineyards You Need To Visit In Otago

New Zealand is renowned worldwide for its picturesque natural beauty, and the Otago wine region does more than its fair share in maintaining…


9 Stunning Places You Had No Idea Were In New Zealand

It’s no secret that we live in the most beautiful country on earth. From our sweeping coastlines, rugged mountain ranges, ferny…