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10 Epic Things To Do In Auckland This Weekend

January is certainly delivering, and this weekend is no exception. With everything from time travel to clowns there's nothing left to do…

TV & Movies
50 Of The Best Movies On Netflix NZ To Stream In January 2022

Buttering up the popcorn and firing up Netflix has got to be our favourite thing ever. If you’re anything like us we know you…

Food & Drink
Get Your Lips Around The Latest Food News

Calling all foodies! Sink your teeth into these tasty tidbits from around the country.

Sustainability
Where To Buy The Best Reusable Face Masks In New Zealand

Face masks are now essential wear for all New Zealanders.


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Bars & Pubs
Auckland’s 10 Best Rooftop Bars To Watch Day Turn To Night, According To You

We’ve said it before but we’ll say it again: rooftop bars are the shiz. What’s not to love about sitting sky-high, sipping…

TV & Movies
Emily In Paris Has Just Been Renewed By Netflix For Two More Seasons

Don't ask us how or why but Emily in Paris will be renewed for two more seasons. Netflix has just confirmed that the…

Money
11 Budgeting Tips To Use In 2022 So You Can Get A Jump On Your Savings

Make a budget they said, it’ll be fun they said. If budgeting hasn’t been going as well as you hoped, you’re definitely…

What's On
What’s On In Auckland This Week, This Month And Beyond

We are back in full swing after the festive season and although you may feel like you need a rest after devouring your body’s weight…

Podcasts & Books
6 New Podcasts Worth Listening To In 2022

Our love affair with podcasts runs deep, and this month is no different. Whether you’re keen for a new listen to get you through your…

What's On
Mingle At The Museum And Find Romance At This One-Of-A-Kind Dating Event

It's a brand new year and after the fubar that was 2021, many of us are on the lookout for that special connection, or even just the…

Food & Drink
Auckland’s Best All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Restaurants So You Can Chow Down

Take us back to the '90s when the only way of celebrating was with a buffet dinner. We’re talking countless pieces of pizza,…

Wellness
The Best Meditation Playlists To Help You Reach Peak Relaxation Mode In 2022

It's 2022 and the fact of the matter is, Lo-fi hip hop is out, binaural beats are in. If we could go to a zenned-out meditation…

Sustainability
20 Of The Coolest Swimwear Labels In NZ To Wear This Summer

Summer is finally here and we couldn’t be more ready to frolic in the waves and relax on the beach. As ocean-lovers, the future of…

Local Escapes
The Best Natural Hot Springs In New Zealand And Where To Find Them

Land of volcanoes and geothermal hot spots, Aotearoa's geographic history has truly blessed us with the best. With an abundance of…

Local Escapes
8 Of The Best Day Trips From Auckland You Need To Tick Off In 2022

No matter how great the City of Sails is, there’s always the impulse to hop in the car and head out of Auckland on a road trip……

What's On
An Epic Bottomless Frosé Bar Has Just Popped Up In Auckland

We're fresh into 2022 and summer's here with a bang, so how about we keep the summertime vibes strong with a return to the things we…

Entertainment
Why The King’s Man Is The Spy Action Blockbuster You Need To See In Cinema

While summer down under is a marker of many things—epic beach hangs, barbies and balmy nights, to name a few—it also means the…

Wellness
The Best Sex Lubes To Try In 2022

Lube in your sex life is what cheese in your food life should be, an absolute staple. Because without lube, there is no smorgasbord of…

Sustainability
14 Books That Will Change The Way You Think In 2022

This year, you’ll want to fuel your soul with a number of juicy reads guaranteed to challenge the way you think. Through a broad…

Podcasts & Books
The Best Romance Novels Of 2022

Hopeless romantics (and Ariana Grande fans) unite.  There’s no doubt in the world you’ve clicked on this article, ready to…

Podcasts & Books
The Best Sex Books Of 2022

Gone are the days where reading books about sex are considered well, embarrassing (to say the least). We say open that sex book with a…

Podcasts & Books
The Best Thriller Books Of 2022

Murder, mystery, secrecy, parallel stories, empty investigations, lifelong grudges and naturally, a dark and undiscovered…

Local Escapes
7 Of The Best Camping Spots Around Nelson

Camping and summer are like wine and cheese—you can’t have one without the other. With all of its lakes, beaches and walks, the…

Things To Do
Here’s What’s On Across Aotearoa This January

The new year is upon us, and thank heavens for that because summer's looking like it’s going to be legendary. From pop,…

Sustainability
Live The Good Life With Our Sustainable Summer Hosting Guide

If there’s one thing we love about summer, it’s the stacked social cal. And after this year, throwing on your party threads…

Local Escapes
8 Unforgettable New Zealand Road Trips To Take This Summer

 As everyone knows it's about the journey, not the destination, so a 2021 road trip is definitely a great way to support…

Fitness
12 Of The Best Workout Playlists On Spotify

Call it your internal cheerleader, your wingman, your metaphorical better half; when it comes to a solid sweat session at the gym or on the…

Fashion
These Are The Best Sneaker Releases Of 2021

2021 was definitely a year full of triumphs and tragedies—and in a way, we saw this reflected in the sneaker-verse too. As we…

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 here in this part of the world, but in between…

6 Of The Best Day Walks You Need To Hike In The Bay Of Plenty

Cascading waterfalls, stretches of coastland, rolling-green hills and native bush—the Bay of Plenty is home to some of New…

Things To Do
50 Rad Free Things To Do In Auckland

Sometimes things get a little tight…the washing machine breaks down the same week as the car does, and then the dog gets sick. And,…

Local Escapes
10 Of The Best Glamping Spots Near Auckland To Kick Back At This Summer

Battling with guy ropes, losing pegs and trying to figure out where you should even position the damn thing makes tenting not a walk in the…

Podcasts & Books
14 Summer Beach Reads Worth Losing Yourself In These Holidays

Summer and reading go hand in hand. Long languid days mean finding a nice shady spot to rest up and devour all those books that have sat…

Things To Do
The Best New Year’s Eve Parties In New Zealand To See Out 2021

It’s official—New Year’s is happening. And while there wasn’t much of a lead up to the big banger this year,…

Food & Drink
The Feed | The NZ Food News You Need To Know

Let's face it, there's nothing better than discovering (and tasting) everything that's new in the world of food so we've…

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

These days, it’s not enough for a restaurant to have a deliciously creative menu, a talented kitchen crew and the freshest local…

Food & Drink
The Best Cafes In Christchurch To Eat Your Way Around In 2022

The cafe scene in Christchurch has really taken off and what’s better than spending your day sipping away on endless cups of coffee…

Things To Do
The Best Places To Go Strawberry Picking In Auckland

‘Tis the season to be jolly and it’s also the season to get bucket-loads of strawberries and eat as many as your heart…

Podcasts & Books
10 Of The Best Podcasts You Should Have Plugged Into This Year

2021 was the year we needed podcasts more than ever. From giving us the chance to virtually armchair travel around the world, to listening…

Recipes
Recipe: Clock Christmas Day With This XL Chocolate Cherry Ripe Pavlova

Nothing says Christmas Day more than a plastic-lined outdoor setting and a big ol’ pavlova sitting atop. There’s also nothing…

Music
Fire Up Your New Year’s Eve Party With These Vibing Spotify Playlists

A successful New Year’s Eve party—the kind people talk about for years to come—always has a few key ingredients; a rad…

Local Escapes
8 Ways To Upgrade The Classic Kiwi Summer

Raise your hand if you’re sick of the same old things; the same four walls, the same people (sorry flatties), the same beach, the same…

Food & Drink
Auckland’s 10 Absolute Best Dumplings, According To You

Ask an Aucklander what their favourite food is and chances are dumplings will rank pretty high—and we can’t get enough of these…

TV & Movies
20 Of The Best Christmas Movies On Netflix NZ Right Now

We don't care what anyone says, we can't get enough of festive flicks. Fortunately, the streaming gods at Netflix have gifted us…

Things To Do
The Best Things To Do In New Zealand This December

We're counting down the days till when can get out and make the most of summer. Because after the year that was,…

What's On
Auckland’s Best Christmas Lights Of 2021 To Jump In The Car For

Nothing has us feeling more festive than a completely over-the-top display of Christmas lights—yes, this is definitely a case of the…

Local Escapes
The Best Lavender Farms In New Zealand Where You Can Feed Your Soul

With its bright purple colour and distinctive floral aroma, lavender is a favourite flower for many. And while it may be known to repel…

Health & Beauty
Everything You Need To Know About Your Skin During Allergy Season

After a long, cold winter, this time of year is highly anticipated by many. However for some, it can be a time where allergies flare…

Shopping
Auckland’s Best Christmas Markets To Visit This Festive Season

Turns out COVID-19 isn’t the grinch that stole Christmas, and a whole lot of Christmas markets are coming to Tāmaki Makaurau…

News
Find Out The Latest News On The COVID Traffic Light System In Auckland And The Rest Of NZ

Stay up to date with our live list of the latest updates of restrictions around Auckland and New Zealand. Information is via…

Gifts
37 Of The Best Christmas Gifts Under $50

The festive season can cause havoc to your bank account. You want to be a gift-giving legend but you also need to be able to put food on the…

Gifts
The Best Gift Deliveries In New Zealand To Show Someone You Care

Receiving gifts never gets old, but when you're the one trying to come up with something new and exciting to give—it kinda can.…

Wellness
Here’s How To Finally Start That Daily Meditation Practice

You’ve probably been thinking about starting meditation for a while—after all, we’re always telling you how good it is,…

Entertainment
Neon NZ’s 28 Best Shows To Watch In 2021

We guarantee you’ve seamlessly worked your way through nearly every TVNZ, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ show by now, but…

Food & Drink
The 10 Best Cinnamon Buns In Auckland, As Chosen By You

There’s a lot to envy about the Nordic folk. Top World happiness rankings, cutting edge design, and ridiculous good looks—it…

Career
How To Write An Epic Resume

Ok, so it’s not always easy to sell yourself. But it’s time to put that humbleness aside and show the working world what…

Gifts
15 Wholesome Ways To Give Back This Christmas 2021

It's no secret we love Christmas and all the glitz and glam that comes with it, from beautifully wrapped gifts beneath pretty trees to…

Local Escapes
The Best Beaches In New Zealand According To 9 Kiwi Ice Cream Legends

The holidays are nearly here and summer’s so close we can almost taste it… it’s also the season for eating as much ice…

Style & Design
Lift Your Summer Wardrobe With These Fresh Summer Tees And Totes For Under $35

Urban List is turning 10 this year and we’re in the mood to celebrate. And what better way to celebrate than by dropping some…

Restaurants
All The Auckland Restaurants Open On Christmas Day 2021, So You Don’t Have To Cook

Christmas Day should be about relaxing and spending time with your loved ones, right? Though sometimes finding an Auckland…

Local Escapes
Rotoroa Island | 12 Magical Things To Do At The Hauraki Gulf’s Newest Wildlife Sanctuary

If you haven’t heard of Rotoroa Island, you better catch up, stat, because you’re definitely missing out. The newest wildlife…

Things To Do
18 Of The Best Places To Have An Epic Christmas Party In Auckland

Ho, ho, holy snowball…. December is here and it's time to get our Christmas party on. With freedom day upon us, we now have the…

Food & Drink
6 Ways To Master Barista-Level Coffee At Home With Minimal Effort

One thing we've learned this year is that we're spoiled for choice with great coffee in New Zealand. So when we began working from…

Gifts
The Best NZ Christmas Gift Ideas So You Can Smash Out Your List For 2021

It's the silly season and since we've all spent the majority of this year indoors (it sure feels like it, at least) we've…

Food & Drink
The 10 Best Gluten-Free Eateries In Auckland, According To You

Ten years ago no one knew what the word gluten even meant. These days every man and his dog has a gluten intolerance and nooooo it’s…

Wellington
Wellington’s 7 Best Ice Cream And Gelato Stores You Need To Treat Yourself To

Summer is here which means one thing…ice cream, and lots of it. While plenty of the sweet stuff can be found in the Capital’s…

Travel
10 Reasons Why Fiji Should Be Your Next International Holiday

Since our international borders shut in early 2020, Aussies and Kiwis have dreamed of their next overseas holiday. Well, it’s time to…

Food & Drink
The Best Non-Alcoholic Drinks In New Zealand To Sip On In 2021

From Friday night after-work drinks to a Sunday BBQ with your mates and beers, it’s no secret that drinking alcohol at social…

Recipes
Recipe: These Gluten-Free Pigs In Blankets Are An Essential For Your Silly Season Spread

Pigs in blankets, sausage rolls, or pastry cannons as our editors like to call them, are always a hit when the silly season comes around.…

Sustainability
8 Of The Best Places To Buy A Real Christmas Tree In Auckland For 2021

Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s time the familiar scent of pine filled your home once more—because we all…

Homewares & Interiors
The Best Christmas Decorations To Deck Your Tree Out With In 2021

Christmas is indeed the most wonderful time of the year and our fave part of the festivities is hands-down decorating the tree. That said,…

Food & Drink
Christchurch’s 8 Best Ice Cream Joints To Lick Your Way Around

Oh, ice cream. It’s there for us as the perfect treat on a hot summer’s day. It’s there for us to eat a whole tub of when…

Recipes
3 Smoky Whisky Cocktails To Wrap Your Hands Around This Silly Season

Do you know what we need after this weird year? A drink, that’s what. And a damn good one at that. Lucky for us, soireé season…

Local Escapes
The Coromandel’s 8 Best Camping Grounds So You Can Get Back To Basics

Walking barefoot, listening to the sounds of nature, running around outside, reading a good book, cooking on a BBQ, playing a game of cards…

Restaurants
Auckland’s 50 Best Restaurants You Need To Try For 2021

When it comes to restaurants, us Aucklanders really are spoilt for choice. Whether you have a taste for the finer things in life and…

Local Escapes
8 Sun-Drenched Adventures To Take This Summer

Summer is so close we can just taste it. After an 'interesting' year, we honestly could not be more ready to score some Vitamin D…

Food & Drink
Auckland’s 10 Best Fish And Chips To Get Hooked On, According To You

Fish and chips. They’re pretty much our national tucker. If your passionate votes are anything to go by, we’re sure this list…

Local Escapes
Queenstown’s Best Airbnbs For An Epic Alpine Getaway

Ahhh Queenstown, if there’s one place in the world that’ll make you want to quit your day job and relocate, there’s a 99%…

Local Escapes
10 Of The Best Camping Grounds Within Driving Distance Of Auckland

Despite the lockdowns we've endured recently we’re pretty lucky in our nook on this little old island, aren’t we…

Planet
Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Palm Oil

No matter where you are on your journey to living more sustainably, talking about that old “P-word” is always a good idea. Minds…

Hair & Beauty
10 Of The Best Barbershops In Auckland For The Ultimate Post-Lockdown Cut

A haircut can really make or break a man. If it’s a beard trim we’re talking about, it’s even more essential to get your…

Food & Drink
Takapuna’s Best Restaurants, Bars And Cafés And Where To Find Them

Takapuna is one of our fave suburbs, period. Not only is it home to one of the most popular beaches on the North Shore and a number of…

Hair & Beauty
The Best Hairdressers In Auckland For All Types Of Hair

Finding the hair salon of your dreams is much like falling in love: finding “the one” takes patience, trust and just a touch of…

Recipes
Treat Yourself With This Heavenly Whittaker’s Chocolate And Hazelnut Banana Bread Recipe

Good ol’ banana bread. We know it, we love it, we pretend it’s not dessert by calling it bread instead of cake. There’s a…

News
Urban List Is Changing And It’s All For You

It’s been a decade since Urban List hit the streets—a dream launched from my bedroom that didn’t stack up on paper,…

Wellness
8 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Down According To A Counsellor

We all know someone—or it may be ourselves—who is experiencing depression, anxiety, loneliness, exhaustion or are just…

Food & Drink
10 Of The Best Doughnuts In Auckland, According To You

Doughnuts are having a moment—and that’s totally fine by us. Whether you like them dusted with sugar, oozing with chocolate…

Food & Drink
12 Of The Best Artisanal Gins Made In New Zealand So You Can Level Up Your G&T

There's no denying gin's time in the sun isn't going anywhere. No longer destined for your grandma’s top shelf, this…

Sustainability
12 Of The Best Op Shops In Auckland Where You Can Find Second-Hand Gold

If Macklemore taught us anything during his brief but incontestable reign over the radio, it’s that thrift shopping—correction,…

Wellness
10 TED Talks To Help You Practice Mindfulness And Manage Stress

When you're having one of those days where you're feeling frazzled, stressed out or overwhelmed, even the simplest of tasks can…

Style & Design
The Best Adult Advent Calendars In NZ So You Can Count Down To Christmas

When it comes to advent calendars, why should the kids have all the fun? Well, they don't, as it turns out—because a growing…

Local Escapes
The Best Pet-Friendly Accommodation In New Zealand

Let's face it our furry friends are like family to us, after all, they're not called 'mans best friend' for nothing.…

Travel Tips
11 Zero Waste Travel Hacks You Need To Know About

The term zero waste has been on the upward trend for a while now, but it’s one that we hope will stick around for the long haul. When…

Money
5 Epic Money Hacks To Get You Over The Finish Line In 2021

Let’s be real, 2021 has been tough on your soul and your wallet. If you were one of the many people who lost their jobs or had…

Hair & Beauty
Here’s Exactly What Order You Should Apply Your Skincare Products In

Does anyone else out there stare at all their skincare products at night, confused about which one should go on first? We all know to…

Local Escapes
The Most Underrated Places In New Zealand According To 10 Top Kiwi Travel Bloggers

As New Zealanders, we know better than anyone that we live in an absolutely stunning country. Our closed borders have given us the…

Money
8 Easy Ways To Sell Your Old Stuff Online And Make Bank

2021 has given many of us more time at home than ever before, and as it turns out, it's exactly the right amount of bored we…

Money
Everything You Need To Know About NFTs

Heard the term NFT thrown around a lot lately, but have no clue what it means? We get it. Between Bitcoin and Dogecoin and all the other…

Fitness
12 Of The Best Health And Fitness Apps To Download Now

If you would have told us 20 years ago we’d be using a mobile phone to exercise, we wouldn’t have believed you. But alas, some…