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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

TV & Movies
Squid Game Season 2 Is Happening And Here’s What You Need To Know

To the surprise of perhaps no one but to the joy of many, Netflix’s biggest show of all time (yes, it even beat out Bridgerton),…

U:L By You
10 Of The Best True Crime Podcasts As Chosen By You

It’s official, we’re straight up obsessed with true crime. And for the real super sleuths among us, there never is enough true…

Podcasts & Books
15 Of The Best Feminist Books To Check Out

Whether you’re a baby feminist or a seasoned equality fighter, this list covers the freshest feminist reads from Australian and…

U:L By You
10 Of The Best Books To Read Right Now, As Chosen By You

Whether you’re a life-long bookworm or you’ve never quite gotten into reading, now is the perfect time to fall in love with…

TV & Movies
12 Of The Most Twisted Horror Movies Streaming On Netflix NZ Now

Halloween is just around the corner and given it’s been such a hell of a year, you’d be negligent not to prepare for…

Recipes
Recipe: Here’s Exactly How To Make The Dalgona Candies From Squid Game

The only thing that’s trending harder than the pandemic right now is Netflix’s banger of a series, Squid Game. From the 7,800%…

TV & Movies
8 Shows Like Squid Game You Need To Binge

There’s a good chance that you, your housemate, your nana, and even your dog have all watched the popular Korean drama, Squid Game.…

TV & Movies
Game Of Thrones Prequel, House Of The Dragon, Just Dropped An Epic First-Look Trailer

Believe it or not, we clocked the 10th anniversary of Games Of Thrones back in April—you know, the fantastical drama that captured the…

Entertainment
Amazon Prime Video’s Best Shows To Stream In NZ Right Now

We're just going to come right out and say it. Amazon Prime Video is a mammoth vault of epic TV series you won't be able to stop…

TV & Movies
You Season 3 Finally Has A Release Date And Trailer

If you thought previous seasons of You were deliciously dark and twisted, then prepare yourself because season three will keep you up…

TV & Movies
These Secret Netflix Codes Will Unlock Tonnes Of Hidden Movies And Shows For You

You don’t have to tell us that COVID-19 got you good and now you’ve watched everything there is to see on Netflix because,…

What's On
Synthony, The Banging Orchestral Dance Concert Has A New Post Lockdown Date

Ever wanted to hear Calvin Harris' One Kiss in C Minor with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra? Yeah, us neither, come…

Planet
15 Of The Best Vegan Documentaries You Need To Watch This Year

We’ve put together a list of the best vegan documentaries that will have even the most committed carnivore a little shook. Take the…

TV & Movies
8 Of The Best Asian Movies And Shows To Discover On Netflix NZ

Although Netflix is known for its originals and blockbusters, it is also home to many international art-house and indie culture films,…

News
Broadway Hit Musical ‘Wicked’ Has Announced A New Post-Lockdown Date So Grab Your Broomstick

We all know COVID has had a huge impact on the arts, so it just warms our cockles to see shows like multi-award-winning show The Lion King…

What's On
The Smoke And Spice Festival Will Turn Up The Heat In 2022

Can’t wait for the hot and heady days of summer? Lucky for us, Culley’s is bringing the heat and the beats back to you next…

News
A New Boutique Cinema Complex Is Coming To Ponsonby And Yep, We’re Excited

Auckland crew listen up! In some hugely exciting news, it’s been revealed that Ponsonby is (finally) getting a cinema complex all of…

Music
12 Of The Best Spotify Playlists To Listen To At Your Next Dinner Party

A dinner party well-done means you’ve gone above and beyond to create the perfect feast and vibe. Which is exactly why choosing the…

What's On
Intimate Subterranean Sessions Are Being Held In These WWII Tunnels For The First Time Ever

Who said Waiheke Island is just for wine lovers? Picture this, descending underground for an intimate session of only upto 50 people,…

TV & Movies
15 Of The Biggest Sport Documentaries To Watch On Netflix

Netflix houses a number of huge documentaries on some of the biggest athletes, teams, races and sporting scandals that have ever existed in…

What's On
A Massive Morning Rave Is Coming To Auckland’s Town Hall This July

If you haven’t yet experienced the epicness of a morning rave then there is no time like the present. Ditch the booze and bust some…

Things To Do
What You Need To Know About The Online Festival Supporting Emerging Artists

The last 18 months have had a devastating effect on the music industry, with many budding musicians feeling the brunt of the halt on live…

Horoscopes
Monthly Horoscopes | Your July Horoscope Is Here

When the going gets tough, the tough get cosy—at least that should be your motto this month. There’s no ignoring the frustration…

Local Escapes
First Base’s Free Vintage Après Ski Soirée Hits Queenstown This Weekend

Winter is coming, and that means ski party season is too. So, dust off your boots and grab your warmest jackets, because things are about to…

Podcasts & Books
10 Of The Best LGBTQI+ Books To Celebrate Pride All Year Round

LGBTQI+ voices may traditionally be marginalised in literature, however, this is slowly but surely changing as the queer community’s…

Music
Lorde’s Solar Power Tour Will Kick Off Across Australia And New Zealand In 2022

If just like us, your bodies are still recovering since Lorde dropped her brand new 2021 banger Solar Power, then the next piece of…

TV & Movies
Liane Moriarty’s Nine Perfect Strangers Reveals Its Chilling, All-Star Trailer

If 2021 is the year of book to TV adaptations then Liane Moriarty’s Nine Perfect Strangers is getting our vote as the MVP. Featuring a…

TV & Movies
The Witcher Season 2 Trailer Is Finally Here So Strap Yourself In

It seems like an age ago that we fell hard and fast for Geralt of Rivia, AKA The Witcher, AKA a jacked Henry Cavill in armour and a white…

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…

TV & Movies
8 Sport Movies On Netflix To Kickstart That Olympic Fever

Oh boy, do we love a sports movie. Always wrapped in some kind of redemption story, the obstacles of life and the kind of motivation we…

TV & Movies
Why Netflix’s Believe Me: The Disappearance Of Lisa McVey Is A Must Watch

Every once and while a crime flick comes along that shocks us to our core, leaving a cold feeling in the bottom of our belly long after the…

Horoscopes
10 Astrology Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow In 2021

We’ll admit it, we’re a sucker for astrology. From monthly horoscope readings to what Mercury retrograde really means, we quite…

TV & Movies
The New Tiger King TV Series Just Announced Its All-Star Cast

Rewind to this time last year and there was one thing on everyone’s mind—aside from the big C–and that was a certain…

Podcasts & Books
Get Sucked Into Some Serious Page-Turners With 8 Of The Best Fiction Books

When you spend your day looking from your laptop to your phone, then back to your laptop again, sometimes a screen detox is exactly what you…

What's On
Make A Beeline For This Tasty Multi-Sensory Experience That’s Just Opened In The Viaduct

When it comes to delivering a multi-sensory retail experience, Comvita has raised the bar with the launch of their new Comvita Wellness Lab…

TV & Movies
The Gossip Girl Reboot Trailer Just Dropped And It’s Everything We Hoped For

Whether you’re a 90's baby who watched the high school drama play out live on TV or a newbie who has fallen in love with the Upper…

What's On
8 Of The Best Documentaries You Can’t Afford To Miss At This Year’s Doc Edge Festival

This June get cosy at home or in a cinema and enjoy a film because New Zealand’s international documentary festival Doc Edge is back…

What's On
Breaks N Brass Will Be Serving Up The Sickest Old School Hip Hop Beats At This Legendary Gig

Just imagine the scene if Snoop Dogg or Dr. Dre picked up a trumpet and smashed out some ol’ skool bangers. Well, New…

What's On
Show Off Your Slick Moves At New Zealand’s Highest And Most Epic Silent Disco

There’s always that one friend that doesn’t vibe with your choice in music, isn’t there? Well, now you can dance to the…

TV & Movies
The Friends Reunion Trailer Is Here So Pass Us The Tissues

It’s the long-awaited reunion the people wanted and now, we’re finally getting what we deserve. That’s right, the one…

Podcasts & Books
8 Of The Best Rewatch Podcasts To Get Nostalgic About

We’re never quite ready to let go of our favourite TV shows. We miss the laughs, plot twists, dramas, relationships, cliffhangers,…

What's On
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…

What's On
Just Released: Free Hip Hop Event Jameson House of Rounds Has A New Date

Forget whatever you had planned for September 3rd, Galatos is the place to be. From 9pm the good vibes will be crankin’ and…

TV & Movies
A Bridgerton Spinoff Series Is Coming To Netflix

Big, no make that, massive news: Netflix has ordered a new Bridgerton spinoff series about young Queen Charlotte. That’s right, the…

TV & Movies
Marvel Phase 4 Is Coming, Here’s What You Need To Know

Recently Marvel Studios released a trailer previewing all of its phase four films. The trailer included slow-motion shots, inspirational…

TV & Movies
Lupin Part Two Trailer Just Dropped And It’s Going To Be A Wild Ride

Just when we thought we were about to run out of epic shows to binge, Netflix went and gifted us Lupin, a French crime series that proved so…

Horoscopes
Here’s What Mercury Retrograde Means For You And Your Star Sign

In case you’ve been living under a rock, ‘Mercury retrograde’ is the phrase on everyone’s lips right now. And for…

TV & Movies
A$AP Rocky’s Monster Is The Netflix Movie That Will Break Your Heart

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that simultaneously fills your heart and breaks it to pieces—and that is precisely what…

Entertainment
Butter The Popcorn, Here’s How To Curate An Epic Theatre Experience At Home

Can’t get enough of the latest and greatest movie shows? Neither can we and with so many blockbusters shifting to streaming services,…

TV & Movies
7 Of The Best Animated Series You Need To Binge On Netflix

Four words, people—animated shows for adults. While some things will never top The Simpsons, Netflix is a pretty big goldmine of…

TV & Movies
Ginny & Georgia Season 2 Is On Its Way

If, like us, you demolished Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia in a single weekend then you’re going to want to hear this. The…

TV & Movies
Rupaul’s Highly-Anticipated Drag Race Down Under Is Dropping Next Month

Calling on all queens, RuPaul’s Drag Race is finally headed down under! That’s right, the uber popular reality show, which…

TV & Movies
Bridgerton Fans Rejoice, Netflix Has Confirmed Two More Salacious Seasons

We have big, no, make that HUGE news to deliver care of Lady Whistledown herself, everyone’s favourite sexy historical drama…

TV & Movies
Auckland’s Best Boutique Cinemas To Elevate Your Big Screen Experience

Nothing warms the soul like a night at the cinema. Nestling in for a couple of hours of uninterupped cosiness, stuffing snacks in your…

TV & Movies
Netflix’s New Thriller, The Woman In The Window Will Keep You Up At Night

There are few things we love more than an excellent book to big screen adaptation, and honestly, we reckon we’ve uncovered the best…

TV & Movies
20 Feminist TV Series That Put Women To The Front

We’re all about celebrating and amplifying women’s voices here at Urban List—and that’s certainly the case when it…

TV & Movies
Bridgerton Babe Regé-Jean Page Will Not Appear In Season 2

In news that will devastate Bridgeton fans, the show has just confirmed that the Duke of Hasting, played by mega babe Regé-jean Page…

TV & Movies
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Trailer Is Serving Pure Horror Movie Vibes

Hold on tight people, the emotional rollercoaster that is The Handmaid’s Tale is heading back to our screens—and it’s a…

TV & Movies
20 Of The Best Documentaries On Netflix NZ That Will Blow Your Mind

Ready for a Netflix binge session? We’ve done the hard yards for you and rounded up the best Netflix documentaries you need to watch…

TV & Movies
One Of Our Favourite True Crime Podcasts Is Turning Into A TV Show

We consider ourselves connoisseurs of true crime entertainment here at Urban List. A new eerie podcast—we’ve listened to it…

TV & Movies
10 Upcoming Book To Screen Adaptations You Need To Know About

As long as movies and TV shows have existed, books have been used as source material. That’s essentially why the Academy Awards has a…

TV & Movies
15 Of The Best Shows On Apple TV+ To Work Your Way Through

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…

News
Cross Street Music Festival Is The Autumn Bloc Party You Don’t Want To Miss

Cross St. Music Festival is back, baby. After the March lockdown rained on its parade, a new date has been released, and it’s…

Podcasts & Books
8 History Podcasts That Will Help You Relearn The World As You Know It

History podcasts—they’re juicy, they’re plumpin’ and they’ve got all the tea that will make you light up the…

TV & Movies
New Psychological Thriller Series, Them, Will Keep You Up At Night

If you’ve been hanging for a new series to binge your way through—one that will really make you think (and scream)—then…

TV & Movies
Everything You Need To Know About Louis Theroux’s The Cult of Joe Exotic Doco

2020 was full of many weird and wild things. Aside from COVID, we reckon the second craziest thing to enter our lives has to be finding out…

TV & Movies
Killing Eve Is Getting An Epic Spin-Off Series And We’re Not Worthy

First off, let's start with some sad news—producers of Killing Eve have just announced that after four seasons, the series will…

TV & Movies
Prepare For More Real Estate Drama, Selling Sunset Has Officially Been Renewed For Two More Seasons

We truly love the fact that some legend in America knew that botox, backstabbing and buildings were all the perfect match for a hit reality…

TV & Movies
Everything You Need To Watch To Get The Lowdown On The Royals

While the world is busy processing the groundbreaking interview that was, if you haven’t been paying attention to the ins and outs of…

TV & Movies
9 Of The Best Female-Directed Films On Netflix

If you’ve ever watched the Academy Awards and, more specifically, the Best Director race, then you’ll be acutely aware of the…