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…

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

We love a good market, especially one with the word 'Christmas' attached. So hop in the car, crank up the Bublé (your…

What's On
Pickle Week Is Back For 2022 And This Year There’s Even A Pickle Festival

Calling all pickle fans. In honour of International Pickle Day on November 14, eateries in Auckland and Wellington will be displaying their…

Food & Drink
Where To Find The Ice Cream Truck Slinging Free Magnums And Party Vibes This Month

If recent viral videos have taught us anything, it’s that a fresh remix slaps—and that’s true for mash-ups of the…

Markets & Food Events
The Best Markets In Auckland And Where To Find Them

There's something ultra-relaxing about markets. Maybe it’s the fact that you can slowly peruse the stalls without needing to rush…

Food & Drink
Restaurant Month 2022’s Best Menus At $25, $40 And $55+

It's that time of year again, Auckland—when the CBD's eateries bust out their most tasty, creative and excellent…

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
The Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover Has Just Revealed Its 2022 Finalists

It's one of the best times of the year bringing with it some deliciously cheesy (and pickly) news. The hot competition…

What's On
The Best Matariki Public Holiday Events In Tāmaki Makaurau And Around Aotearoa In 2022

2022 marks the first year that Matariki, the Māori New Year, has been officially recognised as a public holiday (Friday 24 June to be…

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…

What's On
Eat Drink Love Ponsonby Is Back For 2022 | Here Are The Best Deals You Need To Devour

We love wining and dining in Ponsonby at the best of times—but throw in some one-off creations, tasting menus, and special…

What's On
The Best Things To Do With Mum This Mother’s Day In Auckland 2022

We think you'll agree when we say that mums should be treated to nothing but the absolute best come Mother's Day, which if you…

Food & Drink
Wrap Your Hands Around BurgerFuel’s Latest Crowd-Sourced Creation

Truth bomb: it doesn’t get more competitive than an epic burger competition. Lucky for Kiwi tastebuds, the legends over at…

What's On
Epic Bottomless Sangria Sessions Have Just Popped Up At This Rad Rooftop Bar

While the summer sun might be losing its heat, why not welcome in autumn while keeping the fiesta vibes strong with bottomless jugs of…

Food & Drink
Auckland’s Most Epic Easter Treats For You To Hunt Down In 2022

Easter is on the horizon and for the sweet tooths amongst us, this is seriously egg-citing news. After all, what other holiday is celebrated…

Restaurants
Dunedin’s 15 Best Restaurants To Try In 2022

Dunedin has long been known as the home of the humble cheese roll, a delicacy that oozes cheesy oniony goodness and is best served with…

Food & Drink
Support Local With A Delivery From One Of New Zealand’s Best Food Stores

If you consider yourself an Auckland foodie, you've heard of Farro. This gourmet grocer is our go-to for luxury eats and elusive…

Food & Drink
The Best Grocery Delivery Services In Auckland In 2022

Whip out your apron and rustle up some delish recipes using fresh, locally sourced produce from some top-notch businesses who…

Things To Do
50 Of The Best Things To Do In Christchurch In 2022

Ōtautahi is an absolute gem of a city—there’s not a lot it doesn’t have. Beaches? Yes. Arts and culture? Absolutely.…

Local Escapes
Why A Visit To Queenstown’s First Boutique Gin Garden Should Be On Your Hit List This Summer

Summer is cranking, daylight saving is here, and G&T season is well and truly upon us… to be fair, it’s one season that we…

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,…

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…

Food & Drink
BurgerFuel Has Just Dropped A Fiery New Fried Chicken Burger

Let's be real, going without our BurgerFuel fix these past lockdowns was not easy. Let's face it, no homemade feed hit the spot…

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…

What's On
Pinot Palooza 2021 Is Hitting Auckland This Friday So Nab One Of The Last Remaining Tickets

This is not a drill, everyone's fave wine fest—Pinot Palooza—is officially returning to the thirsty city of…

What's On
Street Eats, The Epic Multi-Level Foodie Fest Is Happening This Weekend

These days, the best kind of food comes straight from the streets. Whether it’s a cart, caravan or truck—these tiny, portable…

What's On
A Boozy Bottomless Brunch Party Dedicated To Lady Gaga Is Hitting Auckland This Winter

Are you gaga about a good bottomless brunch? Well then, how about brunch AND Lady Gaga? While she may not be literally present, The Lula Inn…

Local Escapes
Lil Red Is The Hidden Spot That’s Just Popped Up In Queenstown For The Winter Season

Queenstown has a new pop-up on its culinary menu and we’re crossing our fingers (and toes) that this cosy restaurant will extend its…

What's On
These Epic Sensory Coffee Workshops Will Stir Your Inner Barista

We Kiwis absolutely love our coffee. In fact, NZ is one of the top coffee consumers globally. But how many of us actually know how to brew…

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An Epic Raclette Pop Up Is Hitting Auckland This Bastille Celebration Week

Is there any better way to embrace the colder days than with shed loads of cheese? We think not. This winter, we’re in luck, as Le…

What's On
Embrace Winter With Aotea Square Ice Rink, Ice Slide, Snugs And Night Markets 2021

The snow gods heard your cry for alp. Take your mittens out of hibernation and pop on your warmest beanie because Auckland is getting a…

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…

What's On
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,…

What's On
The Chocolate And Coffee Festival Is Back For 2021

Prep your bodies for a weekend of pure indulgence—The Chocolate And Coffee Festival is coming back to Auckland and this time…

Dunedin
The Best Restaurants In Dunedin For You To Eat Your Way Around

Dunedin has long been known as the home of the humble cheese roll, a delicacy that oozes cheesy oniony goodness and is best served with…

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…

Restaurants
The Best Degustation Feeds In Auckland

Ah, the mighty degustation. Not only is it a chance to sample the crème de la crème of a restaurant’s dishes, it’s…

What's On
A Three-Day Wine And Food Festival Is Coming To Waiheke This Weekend

Aucklanders… it’s time to unleash your inner wine connoisseur because The Waiheke Wine and Food Festival is back for 2021.…

News
Lewis Road Creamery Has Just Released A Lactose-Free Version Of Their Infamous Chocolate Milk

Has it really been seven long years since Lewis Road Creamery first revealed their now-iconic collab with Whittaker’s and dropped…

What's On
A Gluten Free, Vegan Doughnut-Making Workshop Is Here And You’ll Want To Book Stat

Gone are the days when not being able to eat gluten meant you were doomed to living a doughnut-less existence. Two years ago Charlie Mia…

What's On
Hot Sauce Festival Is Back For 2021

Aucklanders, forget being sad that summer is over because there's still a get a chance to catch some heat. The Hot Sauce…

What's On
Get Ready To Gorge, Xuxu Is Dropping All You Can Eat Dumplings For $30

Loosen those belts and fire up those appetites, our friends over at Xuxu Dumpling Bar have brought back their epic all-you-can-eat…

What's On
Fill Your Basket With Nature’s Bounty At These Epic Foraging Events In Auckland

Foraging for food isn't a new concept but it's certainly had a resurgence in recent years and personally, we love the idea of…

What's On
Shake Up Your Taste Buds With A Visit To Gochu’s Epic Once-A-Month Test Kitchen

Auckland, we've just discovered an epic new dining experience you need to know about, and it happens to involve one of our favourite…

What's On
Get Excited, Themed Food Truck Fridays Are Coming To Britomart All April Long

Covid may have put the brakes on Food Truck Fridays one too many times recently, but worry not because Britomart's fave weekly food…

News
Say Chur To Fresh Brews At This New Craft Beer Pop-Up Bar In The CBD

SkyCity has recently launched Fortune on Fed, a craft beer pop-up bar serving divine craft brews. Coming to you with the flavours of…

Food & Drink
Eat Your Way Around The World At This Sunday’s Epic CultureFest

Auckland’s vibrant cultures are being celebrated this month with Auckland Council’s inaugral World of Cultures festival. The…

News
This Epic De’Longhi And Giapo Affogato Truck Is Handing Out Free Coffees Today And Tomorrow

Need a mid-week pick-me-up? Then say ciao to De’Longhi, who could be swinging by your workplace with a very special coffee-laced treat…

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
Avast Me Hearties, Award-Winning SF Bar Smuggler’s Cove Is Popping Up In Auckland This Weekend

A year ago, the world as we knew it changed. Our home became our office and the walks to the local supermarket became the new ‘going…

News
Sip Rosé, Pink G&Ts And Pink Gin-Based Cocktails At This Epic Pink Pop Up Bar

Make tracks for this pop-up bar that's hit Morningside where you can sip pink drinks beneath pink disco balls and hanging greenery in a…

News
Make A Beeline, Auckland’s Huge Plant Market Has Been Shifted To March

What better way to spend a beautiful summer’s day? Load up your boot on covetable botanical goodies at Auckland Plant Market happening…

News
Rally The Crew, A Massive Beach Festival With An Epic Rooftop Bar Is Popping Up In Takapuna

We might only be a couple of months into the new year but this summer is shaping up to be a corker. Hot on the heels of a pop-up gin garden…

News
Fire Up The Group Chat, A Massive Street Party Is Coming To Parnell This Friday

Ain’t no party like a street party—get ready for Parnell’s very own street festival filled with groovy tunes, good vibes,…

What's On
Auckland’s Iconic Lantern Festival On The Waterfront Has Been Cancelled

New Year is possibly the best holiday in existence. There’s something incredibly freeing about the idea of a year ticking…

Things To Do
Gear Up For Eats, Beats And Fashion At This Carnival-Themed Event Going Down This Month

There are few things we love more than a healthy dose of retail therapy, but when a day of shopping is paired with live tunes, epic eats and…

News
An Epic Champagne Bar Has Popped Up On Auckland’s Waterfront So Live Your Best Life

Despite the—highly interesting—year we’ve just survived, this summer is shaping up to be one of the best yet. The season…

News
Grab A Ferry Ticket, Waiheke’s First Gin Distillery And Garden Bar Opens This Week

Bored of hitting the vineyards every time you’re in Waiheke? It needn’t be all about the grapes. Why not get your summer game on…

News
Live Off The Fat Of The Land At This Pop-Up Dining Experience On An Urban Farm

We can all agree that getting healthier is one New Year resolution that needs to stick around all year. Lucky for us, Aotearoa is home to…

News
Rosé Sangrias At The Ready, An Epic Mexican Bottomless Brunch Is Coming To Queenstown

We’re all well acquainted with the bottomless brunch concept—it’s not quite breakfast, not quite lunch but it is the…

News
Get Eggcited, Winner Winner Is Coming To Takapuna And They’re Giving Away Free Fried Chicken

Cult chicken joint, Winner Winner is opening a brand-new nest on the Shore. Bought to us by the same team behind BurgerFuel, this eggciting…

Things To Do
Get Your Glam On With This Champagne-Filled Event Hitting Auckland On Saturday

Are you a fan of alcohol and music? Well, who isn’t? Possibly the world's most famous alcohol company, Moet & Chandon, are…

News
Quench Your Thirst, An Epic Frozen Margarita Festival Is Coming To Auckland On Saturday

Forget Mardi Gras, Viaduct hotspot Coops Corner Pub are going one better and throwing their very own Margi Gras Frozen Margarita Festival on…

Food & Drink
Homeland Is The Epic New Community ‘Food Embassy’ By Peter Gordon

As Urban Listers, we know you'll be familiar with the name Peter Gordon. You'll also be familiar with the fact that the…

News
Prepare To Have Your Mind Blown, Whittaker’s And Garage Project Have Just Dropped A Chocolate Beer

Something delicious has been brewing between Whittaker's and Garage Project and yip, you guessed it—it's choccy-flavoured…

News
Be First In Line, An Adults-Only Boozy Gelateria Is Popping Up In Auckland This Friday

Spring has brought with it an epic pop up that you’re going to want to know about. For the first time ever, gelato will be infused…

Christchurch
These Are The Best Markets In Christchurch, Grab Your Reusable Bags

No weekend is complete without some market hopping. Christchurch is a city full of quality markets—from street food markets to those…

What's On
Dry Clean Your Whites, Dîner En Blanc Is Back For 2020

Dust off your champagne flutes and get the dry cleaner on call because the highly anticipated dining phenomenon Dîner en Blanc is…

What's On
Heads Up, Auckland Is Getting A Decadent Chocolate And Coffee Festival

Prep your bodies for a weekend of pure indulgence—The Chocolate And Coffee Show is back in Auckland to celebrate its seventh birthday,…

Food & Drink
Get Ready To (Over)Indulge At The 9 Best Cheese Shops In Auckland

This is a little bit cheesy, but honestly Auckland, we’ve got it all—the cheese that is. Our city has a few minor flaws (traffic…

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…

News
Drop Everything, An Epic Vegan Festival Is Hitting The Mount This October

Get amongst some serious plant-based goodness later this month at Vegan Vibes, a one-day festival hitting Mt Maunganui's Soper Reserve…

News
Pinkies Up, An Epic New High Tea Concept Has Just Arrived In Auckland

It’s no secret that we at Urban List are massive fans of a good high tea, after all, our list is one of the most comprehensive around…

News
Cue Collab Goals, Whittakers X Bundaberg Have Just Dropped A Ginger Beer Chocolate

Let’s face it, collabs are having a real moment and we have to admit, when two greats come together it can only be a good thing for…

Markets & Food Events
Chow Down On The Best $25 And Under Deals In Auckland This Restaurant Month

Great food at a great price? That, my friend, is the way to an Aucklander’s heart. Restaurant Month is officially here for 2020,…

News
Unbuckle Your Belt, The World’s Largest Lamington Is Being Attempted At Sylvia Park Today

The world's largest lamington is being attempted at Sylvia Park Shopping Centre, and you could nab yourself a piece of the…

Sustainability
Get Growing At The 7 Best Urban Farms And Community Gardens In Auckland

With life slowly beginning to normalise again, we're all itching to get out of our bubbles and back into the community. As much as…

Food & Drink
Raise A Glass To These Epic Local Vineyards That Deliver Wine Across NZ

New Zealand’s cellar doors may be shut during lockdown, but that’s not certainly stopping their bottles from making their way to…

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…

What's On
Start Planning, Here’s How To Live Your Best Life In Iso This Easter Long Weekend

Easter this year is going to be very different for all of us, no long-weekend trips or visits from the Easter Bunny (or is…

Food & Drink
Jump Online, These 6 Queenstown Businesses Are Delivering Groceries To Your Doorstep

Stay home, save lives—that’s our new normal. But just because you can’t venture out to your favourite dining spot or order…

Markets & Food Events
Tour The World With Your Tastebuds At This Free International Foodie Festival Hitting Auckland

We advise that the Auckland International Cultural Festival, originally planned for 5 April 2020, is now CANCELLED. Aucklanders, get those…

Markets & Food Events
Chow Down At This American Food And Beer Night Coming To Victoria Park Market

Due to the guidelines relating to large gatherings provided by the Ministry of Health, we regret to announce the much anticipated…

Christchurch
Why North Canterbury’s Coolest Little Wine And Food Festival Needs To Be On Your Radar

If you love feasting, dancing and good wine, you’ll want to block out Sunday March 8 in your calendar ASAP and get yourself to New…

News
Drop Everything, An Adults-Only Ice Cream Truck Is Coming To Town

You know how it is, dinner’s done and dusted, you’re winding down for the evening and you’re suddenly struck with an…

News
Prepare To Stockpile, Lewis Road Creamery Have Just Dropped A Chocolate Milk Valentine’s Edition

There are very few iconic New Zealand products that we rave about that truly live up to the hype. But it’s been over five years since…

Auckland
Everything You Need To Eat, See And Do In Catalina Bay, Hobsonville’s Epic New District

Summer day trips are a rite-of-passage for most Aucklanders, however they don't always have to involve hours of driving (and inevitably…

News
Grab Your Glass, A Mighty Gin Festival Is Coming To Auckland And Christchurch

If you’re anything like us here at Urban List, you’ll be all about the epic resurgence that gin has been experiencing of late.…

What's On
Here’s How To Celebrate Chinese New Year In Auckland

Not quite done with the New Years festivities? Good, because the Chinese New Year is well and truly in full swing, and Auckland is the place…

News
Loosen Your Belt, This Ponsonby Pop-Up Is Slinging Free Ice Cream All Summer Long

Get ready for a serious hit of nostalgia, beloved Kiwi brand Much Moore Ice Cream are opening a pop up shop on Ponsonby Road just as summer…

Markets & Food Events
Get Ready, Auckland’s Lip-Smackingly Good Meat And Music Festival Is Just Around The Corner

If you’re a fan of music and barbecue, then Meatstock is the festival you’ve been waiting for. Meatstock is a…

What's On
Up Your Food And Drink Game At The Iconic ASB Classic Tournament 2020

It wouldn’t be summer in Auckland without the iconic ASB Classic. The premier New Zealand tennis tournament stars your favourite…

Queenstown
Eat Your Way Around Queenstown With This Delicious Belt-Loosening Tour

If you love to eat, you might already be aware of the progressive dinner concept. All the rage throughout New Zealand, progressive dinners…

News
Stuff Yourself Silly With Giapo’s Delectable New Christmas Creations

Auckland’s ice cream gods Giapo sure know how to do Christmas right with their unconventional ice cream creations. This year,…

What's On
We Know Where You Can Sip Wine And Watch Movies Under The Stars

Sure, the calendar says it’s spring, but the ever-rising mercury has us thinking we might just have scored ourselves another endless…

Markets & Food Events
Get Ready To Pig Out, Auckland’s Night Noodle Markets Are Finally Here

Get ready, Aucklanders, our favourite night market is back and it's better than ever.  Victoria Park is set to…

Christchurch
Amp Up, We’ve Found Cadbury’s Drool-Worthy Caramilk Pop Up Cafe

Apparently Cantabrians are the biggest Caramilk fans in New Zealand and Cadbury has taken notice. They’ve crowned Christchurch…

News
Get Spooked, A Creepy Cocktail Making Class Is Coming To Auckland

If you love a bit of Halloween and are amped for the ghost and ghoul fest coming up at the end of the month then have we got the event for…

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…