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Health + Wellness

From Run Club To Race Day, A Kiwi’s Journey To The London Marathon

Run clubs are gaining popularity and for good reason. Fitspo is dead—and real, authentic, cool breeze, crisp air, blood pumping,…

What's On

Secure Tickets For These Unmissable Black Ferns Matches At Wallet-Friendly Prices

At long last, women’s sport is taking centre stage and we are here. for. it. As we head into the cooler months, all eyes are on our…

Features

What’s Behind This Subtropical City’s Epic Glow-Up?

When the New York Times names a city in their 2024 places to go, you pay attention—there’s something bold going down.

Travel

12 Of The Best Resorts In Fiji

It's time to melt your stress away.

Travel

The Best Bagels In New York To Devour In 2024

Bagels are a classic Big Apple staple. While you can probably find a bagel on the menu of every corner deli, here are our top favourite…

Travel

From Onsen Dips To Ramen Hits—Here’s The Best Things To Do In Tokyo This Year

As the vibrant capital of Japan, Tokyo pulsates with an energy that is truly unparalleled.

Local Escapes

The Most Weird And Wonderful Places To Stay In New Zealand

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but New Zealand is a stunning specimen of a country. It’s an adventure haven, a…

What's On

21 Epic Things To Do In Auckland This Weekend

It's our favourite part of the week—its end. 

Travel

All Of The Best Restaurants In Bali According To Our Travel Editor

Those that have been to Bali enough will know that the foodie scene here has absolutely skyrocketed over the last few years.

Travel

The Best Things To Do In Fiji For Any Type Of Traveller In 2024

Life’s always better sipping a cocktail from a coconut while basking in the Fijian sun.

Restaurants

The Best Restaurants In Melbourne, 2024 Edition

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to fine dining in Melbourne. The city is a melting pot of cuisines and influences, not to…

Travel

Planning A Euro Summer? Make Sure This Cultural Melting Pot Makes The Cut

Everything you’ve heard is true: the pavements heave, the pubs swell, and the queues might just make you faint. 

Travel

Escape The Chill And Catch The End Of Whale Season At This Tropical Oasis

So brush off your flower leis, pack the bathing suit and get excited for some of the best things to do in Hawaii.

Travel

10 Of The Best Tokyo Hotels For Your Next Japanese Adventure In 2024

Whether you're eyeing Ginza's stylish streets or Asakusa's old-world charm, a perfect Tokyo hotel is waiting for you.

Food & Drink

The Feed | The New Zealand Food News You Need To Know

Roll up, roll up. It’s time for this week’s New Zealand food news. Hot off the press (or should we say, toastie…

Travel

Brisbane Bound? 7 Romantic Experiences To Enjoy With Your Squeeze On An Autumn Getaway

There are endless reasons to visit the sparkling shores of Brisbane—with so many amazing new bar and restaurant openings, to their…

Things To Do

What’s On In Wellington In 2024

Arts and culture capital of Aotearoa, Te Whanganui-a-Tara is packed with an epic lineup of things to do.

Features

11 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,…

Food & Drink

6 Gin Cocktail Recipes Inspired By NZ’s Vibrant Arts Scene

We've teamed up with Bombay Sapphire to inspire you to get out of your G&T comfort zone and stir a bit more creatively. 

Restaurants

The Best Restaurants In Auckland Right Now (Updated 2024)

At Urban List, we've spent a lot of time thinking about what makes the difference between a good restaurant and Tāmaki Makaurau…

North America

New York’s Best Restaurants You Need To Book A Table At In 2024

Craving pasta? Burgers? Chinese? No matter what your cuisine preferences are, you’re guaranteed to find it there, which makes it the…

Food & Drink

The Best Cafes In Ponsonby Right Now

From chic patisseries and pretty pink ice cream parlours to boujee burger joints, Ponsonby's got it all.

Restaurants

The Best Italian Restaurants In Auckland For 2024

Dive into Urban List's top picks for the best Italian restaurants in Auckland.

Features

11 Second-Hand Furniture Stores In Auckland Where You Can Pick Up Pre-Loved Gems

Give your space a budget and eco-friendly revamp with some of the best second-hand furniture stores in Auckland.

Restaurants

33 Of The Best Restaurants In Dunedin

A bijou city it may be, but Ōtepoti Dunedin knows how to punch above its weight when it comes to culinary genius per capita.

TV & Movies

25 Of The Best Shows And Movies On Apple TV+ To Watch This Month

In our humble opinion, there is no such thing as having too many streaming services, so if you’re tossing up whether you need Apple…

Things To Do

25 Rad Workshops In Auckland Where You Can Learn A New Skill

A bunch of workshops have popped up all over Auckland with every kind of class imaginable.

Pets

7 Of The Best Pet-Friendly Accommodation In Auckland

Who says the little luxuries in life are hooman-only territory?  

Travel

41 Of The Best Romantic Getaways Around Australia For That Mid-Year Escape

From jaw-dropping outback retreats to island escapes, get all swept up in each other’s irresistibleness at one of our top picks for…

Travel

Hawaii Islands You Need To Add To Your Travel Bucket List

Hawaii consists of 137 volcanic islands that make up an archipelago that span 2400km at the centre of the north Pacific Ocean.

Travel

10 Of The Best Hawaii Restaurants To Book In 2024

If you’ve never been to Hawaii, your knowledge of its culinary landscape might reasonably be limited to the humble poke bowl. 

Travel

The Best Bali Hotels To Book In 2024

If you’re keen for a getaway that absolutely throttles you in humidity so that pool dips every hour are a must and where hospitality…

Travel

These Sky High Rooftop Bars Are The Perfect Spots To Catch The Iconic Hollywood Sign

While Melbourne might be best known for its laneway bar culture, in Los Angeles some of the coolest hangouts are hidden sky high.

Local Escapes

7 Of The Best Airbnbs In Tauranga And Mount Maunganui

With its proximity to Mauao, Tauranga is great for a weekend escape or a longer vacay.

Pets

10 Dog Adoption Centres In Auckland Where You Can Find Your New Best Friend

We've compiled a list of the top places to adopt a dog in Auckland so you can be part of the solution.

Restaurants

Auckland’s Best New Restaurant Openings Of 2024 You Need To Know About

We live for new openings (especially the kind that involves food) and know you do, too. Fortunately, Auckland is the city that just keeps on…

Travel

Cameras At The Ready—Here’s 8 Of The Best LA Hot Spots For A Star-Sighting

Known for its sprawling mansions, thriving entertainment industry and palm-studded streets, Los Angeles is a natural celebrity…

Food & Drink

What’s Open In Auckland This Easter Long Weekend

Easter is upon us and a long weekend of resting and feasting awaits. Take this holiday as a chance to go out to get your wine and dine on…

TV & Movies

43 Of The Best Shows On Netflix NZ Right Now

We all know the hunt for the next Netflix binge never ends. To make your search a little easier, we've rounded up a…

Food & Drink

9 Unrivalled Brisbane Dining Experiences All Foodies Must Try

​If your go-to food hit list is dwindling as you've eaten through your home city, Brisbane's pumping restaurant scene's…

Beauty

The Best Skincare Brands In NZ To Know In 2024

Skincare is everywhere—these are the brands that actually work and the hero products that made them famous. 

Food & Drink

Get Out Of Auckland, 8 Restaurants Across Aotearoa Worth Travelling For In 2024

There’s certainly no shortage of mouth-watering restaurants outside of Auckland, and this poses a delicious problem: where do you eat…

Beauty

12 New Beauty Products To Shop This Month

Welcome to the most fabulous corner of the internet—Urban List's destination for the picks of the beauty crop. We've found the…

Local Escapes

The Best Hotels In Christchurch

As the gateway to the South Island, Ōtautahi Christchurch attracts visitors of all types and it's not hard to see…

Travel

The Best London Hotels To Book In 2024

From luxury to budget, we have them all.

Travel

20 Fiji Restaurants You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

 From fresh to fried for the gods. Whatever you're in the mood for, Fiji's got you.

What's On

It’s Official: Fred again.. Is Coming To Auckland

Fred again.. has arrived in New Zealand—here's what we know.

Things To Do

Onehunga | The Best Restaurants, Cafes, Bars And Things To Do In This Rad Auckland Suburb

It's official—Onehunga is one of Auckland's most hip albeit underrated suburbs. Studded with historic buildings and delightful…

Bars & Pubs

Where To Find 30 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Bars In 2024

From raging rooftops to craft beer bars and intimate tequila joints, here's our ultimate round up to the very best bars on the Gold…

Travel

The Best Tokyo Restaurants You Need To Try In 2024

Maybe you’d prefer fluffy clouds of kakigori melting in your mouth or a succulent piece of tonkatsu.

Travel

13 Of The Best Fiji Beaches You Need To See To Believe

Picture a holiday in Fiji and chances are you’ll end up daydreaming about a beach. 

Bakeries & Delis

Auckland’s Best Hot Cross Buns For Easter 2024

Chocolate may get most of the attention at Easter, but it isn't the only treat we're coveting once the season for bunnies, eggs and…

Travel

11 London Restaurants You Need To Book A Table At In 2024

London is a veritable revolving door of imaginative restaurateurs with deep pockets.

Travel

Ardo Is Townsville’s Stunning New Luxury Hotel With A Rooftop Infinity Pool

Ardo is Townsville’s first luxury hotel and since opening in December 2023, has garnered national attention as it redefines North…

Local Escapes

12 Of The Best Hotels In Queenstown

Whether you’re heading to QT for a ski getaway or to dance the night away with your pals, we’ve done the research and found the…

Wellness

9 Of The Best Float Tanks In New Zealand

We’ve done the research and these are all the best places to float in New Zealand. 

North America

Catch A Star In The Making With VIP Seats At These All-American Sports Games

With eleven pro sports teams, landmark arenas and magnificent weather all year round, Los Angeles offers endless opportunities to get…

Food & Drink

The Best Gluten-Free Eateries In Auckland Right Now

We’ve looked high and low and we’ve scouted the best places to eat if you’re gluten free—because there’s no…

TV & Movies

The Best Movies On Netflix NZ Right Now March 2024

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…

Activities & Itineraries

Things To Do In Melbourne Right Now

Consider this your Melbourne bucket list that covers both tourist attractions and local haunts. There are endless things to do, see, eat and…

Fashion

Afterpay Day New Zealand 2024: The Best Deals To Shop This March

The first Afterpay Day sale of 2024 officially kicks off in New Zealand on Thursday 14 March. Shop the best deals on fashion, beauty, and…

Cafes

The Best Dog-Friendly Cafes In Auckland For The Ultimate Pooch Date

They say that dogs are like their owners—who’s to say your pooch isn’t also partial to a low-fat puppaccino and a catchup…

Local Escapes

12 Of The Best Beach House Airbnbs In NZ For Your Next Seaside Escape

We all know that NZ boasts some seriously gorgeous beaches, not to mention some stunning Airbnbs that sit right by the…

Food & Drink

The Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants And Bars In Auckland

Show your pup some love and reward them for being a good boy or girl at these dog-loving establishments.

Pets

Adopt, Don’t Shop With The Best Cat Adoption Centres In New Zealand

The best things in life are furry, so we've compiled a list of the top places to adopt a cat in New Zealand so you can help a kitty…

Features

Holly Bennett: What To Do When An Industry Of Representatives Isn’t Representative

It's widely accepted that representation matters; that diversity of thought is to be celebrated and that greater understanding can help…

Wellness

16 Of The Best Dog Parks In Auckland And Where To Find Them

It’s a well-known fact that we here at Urban List love our pooches and so we’ve rounded up some of Auckland’s best…

Local Escapes

10 Of The Best Camping Grounds In Northland

Camping is as much a part of Kiwi culture as remembering to blow on the pie. Whether you’re camping in a tent, campervan or…

Local Escapes

The Best Hotels And Places To Stay In Dunedin

A petite city full of the eclectic and interesting, Dunedin practically owns the term ‘boutique’. The gorgeous, retrofitted…

What's On

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2024 At These Inspiring Auckland Events

International Women’s Day (IWD) is on the horizon—8 March to be exact. This year’s theme is Inspire Inclusion which is as…

Local Escapes

12 Of The Best Boutique Hotels And Airbnbs In Wanaka

Whether you’re in town to hike, ski, wine taste, or golf, here are 12 boutique accommodation options to level up your stay in…

Travel

Stride And Seek | Everywhere To Eat, Stay And Play On Your Marathon Adventure

You've done the marathon training and now we're here to guide you through the off-course scene with London's best spots to eat,…

Travel

Stride And Seek | Everywhere To Eat, Stay And Play On Your Marathon Adventure

You've done the marathon training and now we're here to guide you through the off-course scene with London's best spots to eat,…

Local Escapes

The Most Dog-Friendly Beaches In Auckland

Who loves the salt, sand and sea more than us humans? Our furry best friends of course. That's why we've got to get them out and…

Local Escapes

The Best Accommodation In Taupo From Hotels And Motels To Airbnbs

If you're looking for the best accommodation options in the wonderful town of Taupō, look no further.

Food & Drink

The Best Vegan And Vegetarian Restaurants And Cafes In Auckland

Forget everything you thought you knew about vegan and vegetarian food. Far from its can-o’-chickpea origins, vegan fare is now…

Pets & Travel

The Best Pet-Friendly Accommodation In New Zealand

We think it's about time our four-legged friends got to enjoy our weekend escapes too. 

Travel

Tokyo Day Trips To Take If You’re Up For A Real Adventure In 2024

Tokyo is a city that keeps you coming back for more with so much to do.

Local Escapes

12 Of The Best Hotels In Wellington To Book Now

Our fine capital is home to some fantastic hotels for all kinds of visitors looking for all kinds of getaways. Whether you’re…

Things To Do

The Best Gold Coast Beaches For Sun-Soaked Days

If there's one thing Gold Coast has no shortage of, it's endless stretches of white sandy shores. Let us guide you to the best…

Local Escapes

The Best Hotels In Auckland To Check Into In 2024

From boutique to boujee to five-star luxury we've scoured town for la crème de la crème, so without further ado,…

Bars & Pubs

Auckland’s Best Quiz Nights To Test Your Mettle

Grab a pie and a pint, put your thinking cap on, and get ready to show off your obscure knowledge. Who knows? You might even come out on…

Food & Drink

8 Of The Best Wineries And Vineyards To Sample In Martinborough

We've rounded up the best wineries in New Zealand's beloved wine region, Martinborough, so you can sip on top-notch vino all day…

Things To Do

The Best Museums In Auckland To Visit This Year (Updated 2024)

If you’re curious about, well, everything, get yourself along to one of Auckland’s incredible museums, stat. From impressive…

TV & Movies

20 Crime Shows On Netflix You Should Have Watched By Now

If there’s one genre we simply can’t get enough of when it comes to a solid binge-sesh, it’s crime. There’s just…

Podcasts & Books

8 Of The Best Rewatch Podcasts To Get Nostalgic About

So, whether you want to reminisce about Game of Thrones and The O.C. or find out hot gossip from The…

Food & Drink

The Best Cafes In Christchurch To Tick Off In 2024

Turns out The Garden City isn’t just about botanicals—it’s also one helluva foodie scene.

What's On

What’s On In Christchurch In 2024

Whether you love getting amongst the arts or prefer to eat your way around town, Ōtautahi’s got something for you. Here are the…

Cafes

The Best Cafes In Melbourne For 2024

Melbourne/Naarm is home to some of the best cafes in the world—the standard we set is replicated all over, it's no surprise…