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Fashion
The Best Costume Shops In New Zealand For A Banging Dress Up Party

October is on the horizon and that means a month of Halloween treating and trickery awaits us (if anyone tells you Halloween is just one…

Local Escapes
10 Of The Best Hotels In Wellington To Stay At In 2022

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

Bars & Pubs
The Best Bars In Wellington To Try In 2022

When Welly has a good day, there’s nothing better than making the most of it and having a drink in the sun. When Welly has a bad…

Travel
20 Of The Best Airbnbs In New Zealand

It's no secret that Aotearoa has some bucket list locations to visit, and with incredible natural beauty, world-class dining and…

Music
8 Of The Best Up-And-Coming Local DJs You Need To Know About

Hot on the heels of Te Marama Puoro O Aotearoa NZ Music Month we caught up with eight of Aotearoa's most exciting up-and-coming DJs…

Things To Do
The Best Bowling Alleys In Wellington For A Next-Level Night Out

Whether you’re planning the ultimate staff do, a creative mates' night out, or a birthday bash to remember, bowling is a…

Style & Design
6 Of The Best Florists In Wellington For Finding The Perfect Bouquet

Whether you’re saying congratulations, happy birthday, or just a simple I love you, a beautiful bouquet is always a good idea. Lucky…

Food & Drink
Kisa | The Outstanding New Wellington Opening You Need To Know About

If you were one of the lucky ones who scored a spot at the mega-popular Kisa pop-up in 2021, you’ll be chuffed to know that the…

Food & Drink
Visa Wellington On A Plate | 6 Spectacular WOAP Events You Just Can’t Miss In 2022

We all know Visa Wellington On a Plate is the capital's time to shine. With killer events and irresistible eats on every…

Food & Drink
50 Of The Best Restaurants In Wellington To Dine At In 2022

New Zealand's cool capital is known for its huge food scene. We may be a teeeeny bit biased, but we reckon it's got some of the best…

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Doc Edge | 8 Of The Best Documentaries You Need To Watch At The 2022 Festival

If you’re looking for something to watch as it gets colder to cosy up in a cinema or at home, the full Doc Edge Festival programme is…

Things To Do
50 Rad Things To Do In Wellington In 2022

When you think of capital cities it often conjures up images of dull, bureaucratic hubs—not the kind of places likely to make it onto…

Local Escapes
The Coolest Airbnbs In Wellington For An Unforgettable Capital Vacay In 2022

Brimming with vibrance, creativity, and some of the best coffee you'll find in the country, you'll never have a dull…

Things To Do
50 Epic Free Things To Do In Wellington That Won’t Cost You A Cent In 2022

They say the best things in life are free and we couldn’t agree more. And while it may be hard to find a free lunch, having a good day…

Local Escapes
Epic North Island Experiences You Need To Tick Off

With summer in full-swing, there's never been a better time for us to explore our beautiful country. You can make up for lost…

Local Escapes
14 Of The Best Luxury Hotels In New Zealand

Our very own backyard is chock-full of stunning scenery, culinary delights, and fabulous hotels, and there’s never been a better time…

Food & Drink
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…

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.…

News
Pickle Week Is Back For 2021 And These Top Eateries Are Slinging Epic Pickle Creations

Calling all pickle fans. In honour of International Pickle Day on November 14, eateries all around Auckland and the country will be…

Local Escapes
7 Of The Most Stunning Scenic Drives Around Wellington

Jumping in your car, blasting the tunes and taking in some epic scenery can be soothing for the soul. From craggy coastlines to lush forests…

Bakeries & Delis
9 Of The Best Bakeries In Wellington That Will Deliver Baked Goods To Your Door

Turns out, even another lockdown couldn’t stop Wellington from keeping its residents well fed with delicious treats. With the…

Fitness
12 of The Best Running Tracks In Wellington

Keeping moving and getting outdoors are essential parts of staying healthy both in and out of the Covid-19 lockdown. With so…

Getting The Gig
Everybody Eats Founder Nick Loosley On His Mission To End Food Poverty In NZ

Nobody wants to waste food, but it inevitably ends up happening all across New Zealand. At the same time, food insecurity is a major concern…

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Dine Under The Stars In These Epic Igloos That Have Just Popped Up In Central Wellington

Ah, winter. That delightful season when jammies and slippers become a fashion statement, social outings become rarer than a blood supermoon,…

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Get Your Heart Pumping At This Epic Free Speaker Series Hitting New Zealand

What if we told you that you had a billion dollars to spend? Well, it’s your lucky day, because you already are a billionaire; of…

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

New Zealand is renowned for its stunning scenery, natural beauty, wondrous escapes. And, it is also one of the best places in the world to…

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Is Coming To New Zealand For A Fabulous Live Tour

Not since Priscilla has New Zealand and Australia seen something as bloody fabulous as RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under. Coming…

Local Escapes
9 Of The Best Hotels In Wellington

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

What's On
Eat, Drink, Play Is The Brand New Festival Coming To Wellington This May

From 6-16 May, the capital’s fave eateries and bars will be putting food and entertainment at centre stage as part of a brand new…

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This Boujee Wellington Restaurant Has Just Reopened With An Epic Line Up Of High Teas

After taking some time out in 2020, the luxurious, two-hatted Hippopotamus Restaurant and Cocktail Bar is back in full swing and ready to…

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Van Gogh Alive Is Packing Up This Sunday 23 May

We’re guessing you’ve seen snippets of Van Gogh Alive on your Insta feed. An immersive exhibition where Gogh’s seminal…

News
Calling All Budding Entrepreneurs, Fix & Fogg Are Dishing Their Secrets For Free

Fix & Fogg changed the peanut butter game forever when they opened their little Eva Street window shop in Wellington six years ago.…

News
Scoop Up Large On Ben And Jerry’s Pokemon Go-Like Virtual Easter Egg Hunt

Ben & Jerry's have launched what could potentially be the world's largest-ever virtual Easter egg hunt—with 10,000…

Things To Do
Get Nostalgic, An Adults-Only Ice Cream Truck Is Making The Rounds After Dark

Ready your spoons and don your stretchy pants because an adults-only ice cream truck is going on tour—and it could be stopping at your…

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5 Epic Acts You Need To See At Wellington’s Hottest New Arts Festival

Summer is cranking in the capital with festivals and events galore, and now there’s another reason to get out and about in the…

News
Forget The Fancy Dinner And Paint Your Mate This Valentine’s Day

Nothing says you’re my best bud like drawing on your mate’s face. While you might have already tried painting aided by a…

New Zealand
Venture Off The Beaten Track With 5 Of The Best Day Walks In The Abel Tasman

It’s no secret that the Abel Tasman is a piece of paradise. You can’t get much better than panoramic golden beaches with balmy,…

Wellington
8 Of The Best Walks And Hikes In Wellington To Challenge Your Fitness

Wellington is a notoriously hilly city. Many daily commuters and students tackle steep inclines along their route to work and university.…

News
Calling All Dr. Martens Fans, The Iconic Shoe Brand Opens Its First Store In Wellington Tomorrow

From 10am on Saturday 19 December, Wellingtonians will be able to get their hands on the famous yellow-stitched boots at the brand new Dr…

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8 Best Camp Sites Around Wellington For You To Connect With Nature

Summer is in full swing and what better time to break out of the confines of the city for a few days. Score a refreshing hit of nature and…

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7 Wellington Restaurants Open On Christmas Day So You Don’t Have To Cook

We’re officially counting down the days till Christmas. Trees are up, shelves are stacked with tinsel and we’re already delving…

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Sip Your Way Around Wellington, An Epic Wine Crawl Is Hitting The Capital Next Weekend

Everyone’s favourite booze-filled journey, the classic pub crawl, has had a grape new transformation and with only 50 tickets left,…

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Snap Up Super Limited Tickets For This Epic Food And Wine Weekend In Wellington

Our windy capital makes for the perfect weekend getaway. Whether you've never been before or you're desperate to return, next…

Wellington
Calling All Ice Cream Fans, Here’s The Scoop On Wellington’s Brand New Duck Island Store

It’s not often that Wellingtonians go crazy over something out of Hamilton, but when it comes to Duck Island Ice Cream, locals are…

Wellington
Get Ready Welly, Your Days Of Burger Binging Are About To Begin

We’re already two weeks into what is arguably Wellington’s best event of the year; Visa Wellington on a Plate, an annual…

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Hit The Road With These 5 Experiences For A Truly Sustainable Day Out In Wellington

One of the better things to come out COVID-19 was the collective push towards supporting local Kiwi-owned businesses. Of course we then also…

Wellington
Ben & Jerry’s Have Just Opened In The Heart Of Wellington

While it may feel it was a long time coming what with lockdowns and the usual havoc wreaked by the global pandemic, we finally have some…

Wellington
Praise the Ice Cream Gods, Cult Fave Duck Island Is Opening A Store In Wellington

While the rest of us have been stressing out about the Rona and various alert levels, Hamilton natives and the legends that are Duck Island…

Wellington
The Best Escape Rooms In Wellington For You To Freak Out At

Escape rooms: We’ve all seen them advertised, but unless you’ve participated in one, you’re probably a little curious as…

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Look Up At The 8 Best Places To Stargaze In Wellington

For many of us city-slickers, the night skies are slightly under-whelming thanks to light pollution. But if you get the chance to head out…

News
Get In Quick, There Are Still Flights Available Around NZ for Just $21

Our PM Jacinda Ardern encouraged us to check out our backyard when we moved into alert level three, and with many people taking advantage of…

Local Escapes
Hit The Road And Discover 7 Iconic Movie Locations You Didn’t Know Were In NZ

New Zealand is literally the most beautiful place on earth, and our “clean, green” image is one of the few reasons (cc: tax…

Local Escapes
Buckle Up For Level Two With This Super Cute Wellington Road Trip

Level two is just around the corner and after being cooped up for so long, we’re just about ready for our bubbles to burst. Under any…

Wellington
Order Up An Epic Feed From These Wellington Eateries Offering Delivery And Take Away

Although times are tough right now, our local cafes and restaurants are working hard to make sure we can get our fill of their goods,…

Food & Drink
Forget The Queues, These Wellington Businesses Will Deliver Fresh Groceries To Your Door

We are currently in Level 3 lockdown in New Zealand and while that means take aways are once more on the cards, now is also the perfect…

Food & Drink
Amp Up Your Top Shelf with Wellington’s 7 Best Alcohol Delivery Companies

It’s thirsty work this lockdown business, isn’t it? Fortunately for Wellingtonians, there’s a fabulous handful of local…

Fitness
Put Your Best Foot Forward With These Online Dance Classes

Whether you’ve got the coordination of a baby giraffe or you’re a dancer from way back, lockdown is the perfect time to try your…

Wellington
The 8 Best Eateries In Press Hall Wellington That You’ll Need To Loosen Your Belt For

Gone are the days of shopping mall food courts that have the acoustics of an indoor swimming pool. We’re into the era of stylish…

New Zealand
Keep It Under Your Hat, Here’s Where To Find New Zealand’s 7 Best Hidden Beaches

New Zealand has no shortage of spectacular coastlines. In fact, our country has 15,000 kilometres of coastline—making it the ninth…

News
Get Excited Wellington, GoodFor Is Finally Coming To The Capital

Calling all Welly eco-warriors, sustainable living just got a whole lot easier! The darling of Auckland GoodFor has finally opened a store…

Wellington
8 Epic Things To Do In Wellington This Christmastime

It's all getting very festive in Wellington. There are so many wonderfully celebratory events happening in the run up to Christmas, you…

News
Get Sipping, Edible Coffee Cups Are Set To Become Your New Obsession

Forget your keep cup (yes, trust us), cause there’s a new sustainable cup in town, and it’s ridiculously delicious. Get excited…

Wellington
Prepare To Drool, The Juiciest Ribs And Crispiest Onion Rings Have Just Landed In Wellington

After becoming local celebrities and winning the latest season of The Block NZ, what else is left for Lisa Ridout-Gordon and Chris…

Wellington
Wholy Mac, NZ’s First Dedicated Mac ‘N’ Cheese Joint Has Landed In Wellington

Folk are flocking to New Zealand’s first dedicated mac (of mac 'n' cheese fame) eatery in Petone, and for good reason. Wholy…

Wellington
Sip On A Banging Sangria At This New Plant-Based Eatery And Bar In The Heart Of Wellington

When we heard Basque was closing, tears were shed. It was a staple in the rooftop bar scene and home to some of the best sangria in…

News
Get Ready To Stuff Yourself Silly, A Deliciously Festive High Tea Is Coming To Wellington

It may only be November, but there’s no denying that Christmas is nigh. Whether you’re already feeling it, or you need a festive…

Wellington
Start Drooling, A New Hole In The Wall Waffle Spot La Belle Waffle Has Just Opened In Wellington

A waffle is something we just can’t say no to and here in Wellington, we’re no stranger to great waffles. We’re sorry to…

Wellington
Get Excited, Atlas Has Brought Upscale Dining To North Wellington

Those of you who have been waiting for somewhere to drink really great wine on the north side of Wellington will be thrilled about the…

Things To Do
A High Cheese Tea Is Coming To Wellington And This Is Where You Can Smash It

Cheese High Teas. High Cheeses. Whatever you want to call them—dedicated cheese-themed afternoon teas are a thing and…

News
Freak Out, A Massive Day Of The Dead Street Party Is Hitting Wellington

Round up the crew to celebrate life and loved ones at this year’s annual Day of the Dead Street Fiesta. Whether you celebrate every…

Getting The Gig
How This Auckland Designer Took Over The World Of WearableArt

With The World Of WearableArt (WOW) exhibition just around the corner, Auckland finalist Ian Bernhard is gearing up to send his daring…

Fitness
Smash Your Fitness Goals With The 11 Best Workouts in Wellington

When it comes to working out, lucky Wellingtonians have it good—there are so many options to get the body moving in the capital.…

Wellington
Be Blown Away By 9 Of The Best Things To Do In Wellington This September

Spring is in the air and the coolest little capital is blooming with great things to see and do. From an internationally renowned design…

Fashion
9 Of Wellington’s Best Boutiques To Up Your Style Game

Oh Wellington, you certainly are the capital of all things cool. This city utterly spoils us for choice when it comes to things to see, eat,…

Fashion
Empty Your Wallet At 6 Of Wellington’s Best Vintage Stores

There’s plenty of cool and quirky things to do and places to explore in Wellington. So it’s only fair it’s city dwellers…

Cafes
Where To Find The Best Breakfasts In Wellington

Fact: breakfast IS the most important meal of the day. And whether you’re after a classic eggs benedict, decadent pancake stack or…

Fashion
Hype Up, Levi’s Has Just Dropped A Massive New Hello Kitty Collab

It’s hard to believe but everyone’s favourite eternally mute girl-cat is actually turning 45! Get ready for a cute overload…

News
Urban List New Zealand Seeks Creative Collaborators To Join Our Legendary Team

Calling all creatives—Urban List New Zealand, the home of urban culture and everything that’s cool and trending, is on the…

TV & Movies
The Last Czars Is Your Next Netflix Binge About The Romanov Family

The chilly July evenings have definitely arrived and while it is miserable outside, it is the perfect excuse to bunker down and binge-watch…

Fashion
Embrace 1985 And The Upside Down With Levi’s Massive Stranger Things Collab

The hype for Stranger Things season three is getting very real. The third season of the Netflix sci-fi series that’s all about…

TV & Movies
7 New Release Movies To Watch This July

July has a stellar line-up of new release movies hitting the big screen which means your weekly date nights are sorted. Throughout the month…

Things To Do
Heads Up, Kiwi Legend Mash Up Hits Stores Today

Cadbury has done it again with the release of another nostalgic twist on two Kiwi classic lollies. The announcement of 'Perky Nana…

Hair & Beauty
Get On Board—Sephora’s Beauty Bus Tour Has Just Been Announced

Aucklanders went crazy when it was announced that Sephora is finally opening a store in Queen Street. And, like the gift that keeps on…

Wellington
14 Of The Best Cheap Eats In Wellington

If there’s one thing we love more than good food, it’s good cheap food. Seriously, is there anything better than…

What's On
An Immersive Harry Potter-Themed Train Is Coming To Auckland

It’s time to grab your robe, your owl and your wand because Auckland is set to get a Wizarding Academy Express this September.…

Wellington
14 Of The Best Free Things To Do In Wellington

Wellington, we love you, but let’s face it—you’re not exactly cheap. Don’t get us wrong, we love splashing out on a…

Markets & Food Events
Bite Club | Foodie News You Need To Know

Lovers of all things food related, listen up because we have the latest scoop on all of the things you need to know. New products, new…

What's On
45 Things That Are So Wellington It Hurts

For a good coffee, an abundance of hipsters, and wind that can sometimes literally blow you off your feet, Wellington is the place to be.…

Markets & Food Events
Bite Club | Foodie News You Need To Know

We are big on all things food related, especially the constant new products, new menus and new openings that come our way. This week the…

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Here’s Where To Find The Best Markets In Wellington

We love a market, and lucky for us, Wellington is pretty damn good at them. From street food, to produce, to handmade goods, we’re…