Career & Money
How To Lean Into Working From Home In 2021 And Beyond

Every cloud has a silver lining, and following recent events, that silver lining has to be the rising trend of working free-range. We now…

Getting The Gig
How Ārepa Co-Founder Angus Brown Is Promoting Mental Clarity Through This Natural Brain Food

The importance of mental wellbeing at this point in time cannot be understated. With an emphasis on mental wellness, Ārepa founder…

Career
How To Avoid Side Hustle Burnout

Having a side hustle is all the rage. Seriously, everyone’s doing it. From candle making to freelancing to your grandma flogging her…

Sustainability
How Kester Black’s Anna Ross Created A Sustainable Beauty Empire

When it comes to the beauty industry, sustainable and eco-conscious aren’t often the first words that come to mind, which is why…

Money
9 Bank Accounts You Need To Manage Your Money Better

Like most things in life, organisation is the key to success. Getting healthy? Meal plan. Getting fit? Stick to a workout schedule. Getting…

Career & Money
12 Career TED Talks Worth Listening To For Maximum Inspiration

Whether you need a morning pep talk to get your day started, a pick-me-up because you’re feeling a bit demotivated with your role or…

Career
How This Handy Career Hack Can Make Work Way Less Stressful

When you’re faced with a difficult relationship with your boss at work, it can make life way worse than it needs to be. We spend so…

Career
Here’s How You Can Score A Pay Rise In Just 5 Days

Put a finger up if you’ve ever been denied a pay rise, put another finger up if you’ve experienced imposter syndrome, and keep…

Getting The Gig
Meet Loki Show Creator Michael Waldron, The 33-Year-Old Writing Disney’s Hottest Property

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's Phase 4 is officially in full swing in the post-Avengers: Endgame era. With a global pandemic repeatedly…

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…

Money
Your Financial Future Could Be Written In The Stars

With the new fin year nearly upon us, many Kiwis are setting resolutions and looking to increase their financial wellness in 2021. This…

What's On
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…

Getting The Gig
Bowl And Arrow Co-Founder Leisha Rae On Building A Healthy Fast-Food Empire

Leisha Rae makes up the sweet 1/2 of Bowl & Arrow with her bestie and partner in crime, Hannah Bryan. After meeting at a cafe Leisha was…

Money
Here’s Why You Need To Take Yourself On A Money Date

When was the last time you sat yourself down and got your financial ducks in a row? The thought of sorting out your finances might give you…

Career
5 Super Simple Ways To Break Into The Tech Industry

If you’ve been considering a career change and have been curious about the tech world, you’re not alone. Known for impressive…

Career
How To Start Your Own Podcast According To Pros Who Have Already Done It

Podcasts. Nowadays, it seems that everyone has one. Your neighbour has one, your gym trainer has one, hell, your grandmother’s bridge…

Money
Here’s How Your Level Of Self Love Can Impact Your Money Mindset

Almost all of us struggle with our self-confidence at some point or another. From imposter syndrome to body hang ups, there’s always…

Career
Here’s How To Glow Up Your Linkedin Profile

If you thought LinkedIn was just Instagram for corporate white blokes, think again. LinkedIn usage is on the rise, and so are all kinds of…

Money
6 Simple Steps To Use Credit Cards Responsibly

There’s no denying that credit cards can lead to overspending. Research has shown that when you use a credit card for purchases, you…

Getting The Gig
The Founder Of Google’s Empathy Lab Reveals Why It’s Good To Live A Messy Life

When you think of tech gurus like Bill Gates and the late Steve Jobs, you think straight-talking, no nonsense leaders. Which is why it was a…

Career & Money
Why We’re Partnering With Australia’s Hottest New Fintech And What It Means For You

Today, Urban List launched a new partnership with one of Australia’s brightest fintechs—a personal investing platform called…

Career
Scope Out The 6 Things You Need To Ditch From Your Resumé

Why is updating your resumé so freakin’ stressful!? What goes in? What comes out? How long is too long? We all have these same…

Career
How To Grow Your Side Hustle In 2021

Are you firmly on the side hustle bandwagon and keen to take it further? Whether you’re trying to quit your full-time job or simply…

Career
Get Behind These 8 Female Foodies Who Are Totally Killing It In Auckland

It's International Women’s Day, so we’ve been exploring confidence and success, and you need look no further than the…

Career
13 Of The Coolest Female-Led New Zealand Businesses You Need To Get Behind, Stat

It's International Women’s Day, and whilst it’s great to celebrate women, equality and creating a gender-balanced world on…

Career
9 Morning Rituals These Kick Ass Entrepreneurs Swear By

If your morning routine consists of hitting the snooze button several times over before scrolling Instagram for the next 25 minutes while in…

Career
How To Resign From Your Job And Leave On Good Terms

Landing a sweet new gig is a great feeling, but all too often it’s shadowed by the sheer dread of resigning from your current role.…

Career
4 Signs It’s The Right Time To Ditch To Your 9 To 5

If you can’t seem to shift the nagging thought—no, dream—about how good would life be if you were your own boss, working…

Career
6 Healthy Work Habits To Live By

A new year is a great time for goals, but often we neglect to check in with where we’re at with our work wellbeing. Here are our…

Career
Calling All Freelancers, Here’s How To Score A Pay Rise

You heard it here first—you deserve a pay rise! We saw over a million people lose their jobs due to COVID and it was a total…

Money
Here’s How To Kick Emotional Spending To The Curb

Spending on stuff we don’t need is the ultimate thief of joy, but all too often those purchases happen when we’re in a specific…

Career
15 Of The Most Soothing Nature Soundtracks To Keep You Focussed While You Work

There’s not much that truly beats the sound of a crackling fire in the middle of a forest or the sonic-worthy zen of paddling a canoe…

Career
Upskill Like A Total Pro At The World’s Most Inspiring Creative Conferences

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we never know what’s coming. We can’t control the future, despite our best…

Career
13 Ways To Nail Your First Month Back At Work

From endless days of knocking back your body weight’s worth of cheese and soaking up the sweet holiday oblivion of not knowing what…

Career
Here’s Exactly How To Start Your Work Year Like A Boss

One thing we can probably all agree on? 2020 was a bit of a jerk. Most of us learnt to live that work-from-home life, playing musical chairs…

Career
Cue The Inspo, We Chat Leaving A Legacy With 4 Kiwi Trailblazers

If 2020 has taught us anything it’s that spending our time on Earth with purpose and meaning is a top priority. But this looks…

Money
5 New Year’s Money Resolutions To Make 2021 Your Best Yet

How is it already the season to be muttering New Year’s resolutions? In the year that’s felt like it’s lasted for 84…

Getting The Gig
How These Kiwi Sisters Went From Culinary School To Building A Plant-Based Empire

You’ve probably heard that the gut is the second brain, or that you are what you eat. If you’re wondering how to approach…

Money
Cash Up, Here’s How To Make Money On Instagram

We know you’re curious, so here’s the tea.  You can absolutely make some decent cash-dollar off the ‘gram without…

Career
9 Auckland Workshops Where You Can Learn A New Skill

Alrighty Aucklanders, it’s back to school we go. We’re not talking about an old stuffy trigonometry class or anything that…

Money
Listen Up, Here’s How To Make Money Off TikTok

The fact of the matter is, we all wish we were the next Addison Rae Easterling or an upcoming Josh Richards.  TikTok is a juggernaut…

Career
5 Simple Steps To Writing An Epic Cover Letter

Writing cover letters is up there with train delays, your barista giving you full cream milk when you asked for oat, and pairing up socks in…

Career & Money
Stay Sharp With 5 Of The Best Brain Training Apps

If turning your mind into a tool sharper than a two-edged sword is hot on your priority list then listen up people. There are some super…

Career
Glow Up Your Resume With This Simple Skills Audit That Will Unlock Your Potential

2020 has wreaked havoc with most of our plans in life, including for many of us, our careers. Unfortunately, the dreaded task of job hunting…

Career
Leave The Big City Life, This Maldives Island Wants You To Run Its Bookshop For 6 Months

If you haven’t already started packing your bags, you need to get your priorities straight. Luxury resort Sovena Fushi is a five-star…

Travel
Pack Your Sunscreen And Laptop, You Can Now Soak Up A 3 Month Workation In Aruba

We’re living out a time where we can seamlessly combine our work-life with our sit-by-the-pool-and-drink-mimosas-all-day life. We…

Asia
Take Your WIPs To The Maldives, This Island Resort Just Dropped The Ultimate Workation Package

Here’s the deal, workations are the new staycations and we’re not even remotely mad about it. Earlier this year, off the back…

Getting The Gig
Bring On Mystic Magic Vibes With Urban List’s New Resident Astrologer

We’ll admit it. We’re straight up obsessed with all things mystical, magical and spiritual. We live and breathe our horoscopes…

Money
Check Out The One Budget Hack That Will Help You Save More With Less Effort

Save more with less effort? Sounds good to us. Budgeting has a long-standing reputation as the restrictive, boring antithesis to your best…

Money
Get That Coin, Sharesies Reveal How To Max Out Your Investments With Minimal Effort

The concept of investing is actually pretty simple—it’s when you try to turn some money you have today, into more money in the…

Music
Be Inspired By The Creative Genius Behind Beyonce’s Black Is King

When Beyonce casually revealed she was dropping a surprise visual album last month, it finally felt like 2020 was giving us the break we all…

Getting The Gig
Scope Out How Rollie’s Vince Lebon Is Revolutionising Australia’s Sneaker Game

For someone who has designed sneakers for the likes of NBA legend James Harden, Macklemore and supermodel Ashley Graham, Vince Lebon is one…

Career
How To Nail A Zoom Interview And Score A Sweet New Gig Without Leaving Your Couch

The last few months have seen us take almost everything online. Even the most digital creatures are struggling to cope with just how much of…

Career & Money
Stand Out From The Pack With 7 Of The Best Job-Landing CV Templates

Resume, résumé, curriculum vitae? The thing plays an essential role in getting noticed when hunting down your next gig, and…

Need To Know Money
Ditch The Savings Jar, Here’s How To Make KiwiSaver Work For You

Let's get real, a lot of us see our KiwiSaver as a pesky thief which takes handfuls of our hard-earned paychecks every week,…

Getting The Gig
On Creativity And Connection: How This Aussie 3D Artist Is Blowing Up Instagram

If you’ve got an Instagram account, chances are you’ve seen the sublime works of Paul Milinski at least a few times in your…

Career
Listen Up, Here’s How To Kondo Your Career

What you do for work has a huge impact on your quality of life, whether you’re career focused or not. We spend a huge chunk of the…

Career
Say Goodbye To The 9 To 5, A New Blueprint Of Our Working Week Is Here

No doubt your work world has been completely shaken up because of COVID-19. The impact of this global pandemic is far from over but as…

Need To Know Money
Confront Your Cash Flow Woes With These Top Tips From A Money Manager

“Never waste a good crisis” said your hairdresser after your last nasty break-up, but also the late great Winston Churchill.…

Career
Ditch Your Dining Table, This Swanky Hotel Is Offering The Ultimate WFH Space

Believe it or not, some of us are clocking the three-month mark of work from home (WFH) life and let’s be honest, the shine has well…

Career
Stay Focused With These 5 Apps That Will Improve The Way You Work Every Day

If there’s one word we love, it’s the “F word”. We’re talking about “focus” people. And focus is…

Career & Money
How To Nail Your WFH Set Up According To A Chiropractor

Here’s the thing. Working from home can be bittersweet. Sure, you may be able to pop the alarm on snooze more times than usual and…

Money
Take Note, Here’s A Beginner’s Guide To Investing During Coronavirus

You may have heard around the traps that stocks are going on the cheap, and while there may be some truth to that, it’s important to…

Career & Money
Get Creative, Here’s How To Pimp Your WFH Space Like A Pro

Creating the absolute working from home space makes all the difference to your productivity levels. More importantly than this, it allows…

Career
Relax, Here’s Why It’s Ok Not To Feel Creative In Lockdown

As we clock the one-month mark of iso life, a few things have begun to set in. We know we can’t really watch Netflix while working…

Career
Fire Up Your Laptop And Travel To 4 Of The Best Virtual Creative Conferences Around The World

It’s a seriously wild time right now and although we’ve seen big-name events and conferences cancelled across the globe, a few…

Career
Level Up In Life With 8 Of The Best Free Online Courses To Try

We love free things and so do you, so brace yourself for all the awesome free courses worth getting around right now. These aren’t…

Career
Take The Leap With These Steps To Finding Your Dream Career

Right now, many of us could be feeling a mental shift in the way we perceive our working life. This may be the first time in years…

Career
Define The Ladder, Add These Popular Work From Home Jobs To Your Career Goals

If exhausting commutes and claustrophobic corporate attire is getting you down, it might be time to seriously consider a career change and…

Career
Deep Breaths, Here’s 6 Ways To De-Stress Now You’ve Got Working From Home On Lock

It’s amazing how adaptable we humans are. A few weeks ago, the idea of leaving our office for the foreseeable future and working from…

Career
Scope Out How The Urban List Team Are Living Their Best WFH Life

If you, like us at Urban List, are now working from home rather than your usual office, chances are you’ve begun to realise it’s…

Career
Fire Up Your Brain Cells With These 8 Out-Of-The-Box Online Workshops

Whether you have a specific passion, a business idea you’ve always wanted to run with or you're simply keen to stretch…

Career
It’s Time To Work Together, Here’s How To Self Isolate When You Live With Others

Many of us have already been stationed at home for the next while, and nearly everyone has got the memos on what we should and…

Career
Scope Out The Best Tools To Keep You Inspired While Working From Home

As the COVID-19 outbreak progresses, more and more of us are finding ourselves faced with the task of working from home. You might be slowly…

Money
Here’s How You Can Start Making Money Online Today

Thanks to the coronavirus outbreak, we’re staring down the barrel of potential periods of self-isolation—so why not earn a…

Music
Bless Your Ears With 7 Of The Coolest Work From Home Playlists

If you’re one of the many people who have started working from home, then welcome to our rad crew. By now there’s a chance the…

Career
Here’s How To Work From Home Like A Total Pro From Someone Who Does It All Year Long

So, here’s what we do know, COVID-19 has everyone shook. And rightly so, loads of companies are encouraging their employees to work…

Career
Find Out How This Māori Restauranteur and Business Shero Is Flipping Tables And Changing The World

Every day should be International Women’s Day, because no matter who you are, you should always be working to break down barriers to…

Urban People
Get Around These Gals, 11 Boss Women On Their Female Inspirations

Happy International Women’s Day, friends and allies! After having so many insightful conversations with women owning their craft…

Getting The Gig
How This Kiwi Musician Is Putting Women Front And Centre This International Women’s Day

Milk & Honey Festival is back for 2020, bringing a massive female line-up showcasing women in music whilst celebrating International…

Career
Nail Your Next Job Interview With These 10 Questions

We’re yet to find another being who genuinely loves a job interview, but if you want to land the dream job they’re a…

Money
Keep Your Coin, Here’s How to Save on Entertainment Costs

If your 2020 plan is to get on top of your finances, you’re probably trying your hand at this budgeting thing. You know the…

Career
Here’s How You Can Ditch Imposter Syndrome

Isn’t it just the worst? An epic opportunity comes along, you’re excited for 0.3 seconds and suddenly, that icky feeling sets in…

A Day In The Life
Go Behind The Mic With A Day In The Life Of Musician Jack River

We’re just a little bit obsessed with Aussie songbird Jack River. The ARIA-nominated artist, aka Holly Rankin, has been tearing up the…

Getting The Gig
How This Serial Spender Became The Finance Guru Our Generation Needs

If you’ve googled the combo of “millennial”, “Generation Z” and “money” lately, you’ll know…

Getting The Gig
Why This Kiwi Singer/Songwriter Is Set On Making Music With Meaning

New Zealand-born artist Ant Utama did what many people only ever dream of doing—quitting his day job and moving overseas (to Germany,…

Career & Money
8 Creative Conferences Around The World That Will Seriously Inspire You

There’s nothing that makes you feel more like a professional badass than boarding a plane for an international conference. Even if…

Money
5 New Years Resolutions You Need To Make For Your Bank Balance In 2020

The new year is a great time. A magical time. Anything seems possible. Whether it’s a health target, a promotion in your career, or a…

Money
How To Get Your Budget In Shape So You Can Live Your Best Summer Ever

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably been in a situation where you had some intentions around your money but failed to…

Career & Money
Getting The Gig | Kiwi Band Racing On Making Waves In The Music Scene

If rock ‘n’ roll, hypnotic grooves and a splash of Motown is your vibe, turn the volume up stat on local Kiwi band, Racing.…

News
Culture Curve | The Smoke Is Clearing On Cannabis Culture

Welcome to the November Urban Culture Curve—your go-to guide for what’s on its way in, and on its way out, in urban culture.…

Career & Money
Three Ways To Score That Promotion By Your Next Performance Review

As we charge towards Christmas time, it can be a stark reminder of our financial situation and a time of longing for a pay rise (okay, so…

Career & Money
6 Of The Juiciest Business Podcasts That Will Charge Up Your Career

A controversial statement but true nonetheless, not all business and career podcasts are made equal (fact). Lucky for you though,…

On The Side
How This Kiwi-Owned Distillery Is Disrupting The Global Gin Industry

There’s no doubt about it—gin is enjoying a massive surge in popularity right now, and with more home grown artisanal gins…

Fashion
How To Dress Like A Boss, According To Your Favourite Fashion Designers

No doubt, dressing for work ain’t what it used to be. While some career paths still require that you sport a suit and tie, most of us…