Style & Design
The Best Adult Advent Calendars In NZ So You Can Count Down To Christmas

When it comes to advent calendars, why should the kids have all the fun? Well, they don't, as it turns out—because a growing…

Homewares & Interiors
The Best Silk Pillowcases In NZ For Your Smoothest Night’s Sleep Ever

Lush and luxurious, silk pillowcases are the key to getting the best beauty sleep of your life. Blessing users with soft, tangle-free hair…

Homewares & Interiors
The Best Bed Linen In NZ And Where To Find It

We all know how important good sleep is, just like we know how important quality bed linen is for obtaining that sleep nirvana.…

Homewares & Interiors
Snag One Of These Dreamy Wool Pearl Pillows For A Comfy And Sustainable Snooze

We all know the struggle of trying to find the right pillow. It’s a process of trial and error—too flat, too firm, too squishy.…

Sustainability
Epic NZ Made, Eco Friendly And Sustainable Products So You Can Keep Our Planet In Mind

Shopping sustainably is becoming easier and easier, with more local NZ brands being launched all the time specifically developed to be way…

Style & Design
The Best Flower Delivery Services In Auckland So You Can Spoil Someone Rotten

Time to spoil someone, you say? Auckland’s florists that deliver—AKA our city’s professional day makers—are on call…

Art & Design
The Best Art Galleries In Auckland For You To Get Cultured At

If you would love to spend your weekend gazing at art-adored walls with a quizzical look on your face thinking ‘what the heck is…

Sustainability
8 Zero Waste Products That Need To Be On Your Radar

With Plastic Free July coming to an end and Conservation Week on the horizon, being mindful of our consuming habits should be our way…

Homewares & Interiors
The Lushest Places To Nab Indoor Plants In Auckland

Fun fact: Having pot plants around your home can benefit your breathing, increase your immunity, deter illness, and boost your overall…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

Homewares & Interiors
An Amazingly Lofty Plant Paradise Has Just Opened In St Heliers Village

It'd be fair to say that we're a little bit obsessed with plants here at Urban List – and if you're anything like us, your…

Style & Design
Level Up Your Winter Cooking Game With 7 Stand-Out Kitchen Hacks

We hate to break it to you, but summer is well and truly over—cue the ugly crying GIF. But in good news, the season for snuggling by…

Style & Design
6 Interior Design Tips To Transform Your Space Into A Sanctuary

While previously we may have expressed our sense of self and style through investing in our wardrobes, travel, and experiences, recent times…

Gifts
Treat Mum With These Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is just around the corner (9th of May if you're wondering) and boy, does she deserve something a little bit special…

What's On
Calling All Green Thumbs, A Massive Botanical Market Is Coming To Auckland

If one thing’s for sure, indoor plants sit in a very special place in our hearts these days. You know, those cute, spiky little cacti…

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…

Shopping
Here Are 9 Cool Things You Can Get Delivered To Your Door That Aren’t Groceries

We're pretty blessed here in NZ to get groceries—and even alcohol—delivered direct to our door, despite being in the midst…

Homewares & Interiors
From Fire Pits To Fairy Lights, 7 Ways To Impress Your Guests With Outdoor Entertaining This Summer

Summer is nearly here and that means one thing, we’re heading outside to entertain. There are few things better in life than inviting…

Art & Design
12 Of Auckland’s Best Art Galleries For You To Get Cultured At

If you would love to spend your weekend gazing at art-adored walls with a quizzical look on your face thinking ‘what the heck is…

Homewares & Interiors
Transform Your Small Garden Into An Oasis With These 6 Style Ideas

2020 has been a ride, but one thing is for sure, summer isn’t cancelled. With the temperature rising, Christmas holidays approaching…

Style & Design
10 Of The Best Adult Advent Calendars In NZ So You Can Count Down To Christmas 2020

When it comes to advent calendars, why should the kids have all the fun? Well they don't, as it turns out—because a growing number…

Homewares & Interiors
Cue The Inspo, Here’s 6 Stylish Upcycle Projects To Tackle This Season

Reduce waste, save money and create one-of-a-kind pieces for your home—seriously, what’s not to love about upcycling? Upcycling…

Homewares & Interiors
Think Out Of The Box With 5 Surprising Storage Ideas To Streamline Your Life

Let’s face it—we all have too much stuff. Whether it’s clothes, books, shoes, or even trinkets we were given years ago at…

Homewares & Interiors
9 Simple Ways To Transform Your Rental Digs With Minimal Effort

It’s a common misconception that if you’re renting, you can’t do much to change your space. Sure, you can't knock down…

Homewares & Interiors
How To Master The Indoor Plant Game This Spring (Without Killing All Your Plants)

Scroll any Instagram feed and you’ll realise the indoor plant trend is here to stay. No décor gram is complete without lush…

News
Prepare To Unleash Your Inner Baking Mastery With This Covetable Metallic Range Of Mixers

Your kitchen countertop is about to receive the glow up it deserves after all that lockdown cooking. Kenwood have released a limited-edition…

Shopping
Editor’s Picks: Embrace The Incoming Chill With These 12 Wintery Must-Haves

Across Australia and New Zealand, we are slowly tiptoeing out of iso. It’s absolutely been a hibernation of sorts, some of us more…

Shopping
Shop Up A Storm At These 8 Epic Retailers Coming To Commercial Bay

Commercial Bay will not only be home to some of the city's hottest new bars and eateries, there's also a tonne of top-notch…

Shopping
Cosy Up With These Winter Warmers You Can Get Delivered Anywhere In NZ

If last weekend was anything to go by, it's time to face the hard truth that winter is most definitely on its way. While we're still…

Homewares & Interiors
Cosy Up For Winter With 7 Auckland Lumberyards Who’ll Deliver Firewood To Your Door

Winter is officially encroaching with cold, windy and rainy days scheduled for the months ahead. There's nothing better…

Style & Design
Fix Up Your Space With The 5 Best Kiwi DIY Influencers On YouTube

While the regular influencer might be grounded by influenza, it’s our DIY YouTubers that are coming to the rescue. While the makeover…

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…

Art & Design
Shop Local: Where You Can Find Auckland Artists & Designers

Not to toot our own horns or anything, but us Aucklanders are a talented bunch. There’s a variety of shakers and makers right here in…

Homewares & Interiors
Here’s How To Grow An Insta-Worthy Jungle In Your Low Light Apartment

Houseplants bring a tonne of benefits. From improving air quality to bringing mindful calm to our every day, it’s no wonder…

Homewares & Interiors
Find Your Perfect Plant Baby Whether You’re A Newbie Or A Pro

If you’re a millennial living in New Zealand, chances are you have some indoor greenery. And it’s not just us who are…

Shopping
Clear Your Calendars, David Jones Is Opening This Week And There Are Goodies Up For Grabs

Finally, Auckland is getting a David Jones and it's opening this Thursday. The upscale department store is located in the new Westfield…

Homewares & Interiors
A Guide To Indoor Plants For Serial Plant Killers

Indoor plants are the accessory de-jour, and we’re obsessed. There’s just one little issue: we kind of suck at keeping them…

Cafes
Pick Of The Precinct | Newmarket

Newmarket, you’ve got it going onnn. There’s no shortage of things to see and do in this happening suburb. Whether you’re…

Homewares & Interiors
Auckland’s Best Homewares Stores

My house, as they say, my castle. Dressing up your home is something we take very seriously and get super excited about. It is, after all, a…

Style & Design
Spend Up, We Know Where To Find Christchurch’s Best Boutiques

Christchurch might not be the first place that comes to mind when you hear the words, “shopping spree”. That said, it’s…

Fashion
Psst, We Know Where You Can Nab The Best Vintage Threads In Auckland

It’s pretty well established that Auckland is full of cool, hip and unique things to do. So it’s only fitting that we…

Homewares & Interiors
How To Hygge | 5 Ways To Nail This Nordic Winter Trend

How is Denmark constantly ranked as the happiest country in the world? The answer is simple—hygge. Hygge is Danish for ‘a mood…

Homewares & Interiors
How To Store Your Stuff Now That You’ve Marie Kondo’d Your House

You’ve read the book, seen the show and bought the t-shirt—you’re officially a Konvert. Of course, we’re talking…

Homewares & Interiors
5 Budget-Friendly Home Hacks To Transform Your Flat

Gather around flatmates, it’s the new year and it’s time to tackle adulting head on. Whether you’ve just moved into a new…

Style & Design
8 Dreamy Finds For Hosting The Ultimate Summer Soirée

It’s happening, we’re officially in summer mode right now. The clocks have ticked forward an hour and we’re so ready for…

Homewares & Interiors
Play House | How To Overhaul Your Bedroom So It’s Basically Your Own Apartment

Let’s face it, Auckland’s housing market is tough. So the truth is we’re probably going to be stuck living with our…

Design
Budget to Blow Out | Couches

There’s nothing quite like a fabulously fabulous couch or sofa to make a bold statement in your home, and when budget isn’t an…

Homewares & Interiors
Money To Burn? Anya Hindmarch’s Nostalgic Candles Just Dropped

Famous for her luxury bags and quirky accessories, iconic Brit designer Anya Hindmarch has been responsible for many an ‘it’ bag…

Homewares & Interiors
12 Totally Luxe Finds That Won’t Leave You Broke

Living your best life is expensive, right? Wrong! You can live it up large without breaking the bank thanks to The Warehouse. The one-stop…

Homewares & Interiors
How To Pimp Your Pad And Still Get Your Bond Back

Let’s face it, most of us are probably living in a rental at the moment and will continue to do so for years to come—even if we…

Art & Design
Interior Porn | 8 Interior Design Accounts You Should Be Following On Instagram

When you think about how much time we spend inside our homes it doesn’t make sense to be haphazard with the décor. It…

Homewares & Interiors
You Can Now Buy Your House In LEGO®!

So, a thing happened. A ridiculously talented artist is replicating people’s real-life homes into miniature LEGO® versions.…

Markets & Food Events
10 Auckland Markets To Hit This (And Every Other) Weekend

Auckland markets are on the up. Whether you’re all about making things from fresh, local produce or chowing down on offerings…

Homewares & Interiors
Watch Our Video To Learn How To (Finally) Fold A Fitted Sheet

Adulthood, it’s a tricky business, isn’t it? As we grew up, bucket loads of information was chucked at us from every direction…

Homewares & Interiors
Why We’re Obsessing Over The Tiny House Trend

Let’s face it: the probability of any of us owning a large lavish home in the ‘burbs of Auckland is slim, very slim indeed.…

Homewares & Interiors
10 Indoor Plants That Won’t Harm Your Pets

It’s the home décor trend that is showing no signs of slowing down, but is your #crazyplantlady obsession putting your furry…

Bars & Pubs
The Best Breweries In And Around Auckland

William Shakespeare was on to something when he said “I would give all my fame for a pot of ale.” We sometimes feel like this…

Art & Design
We’ve Found The Best Indoor Plant App Ever Invented & It’s Free!

The days of murdering countless innocent indoor plants are over, thanks to an app that is going to change the way you load up your home with…

Homewares & Interiors
5 Things You Should Be Doing For Your Home Now You’re An Adult

Our home is arguably the place where we spend the most of our not-at-work hours of our lives (when we aren’t on the hunt for the best…

What's On
The Coatesville Markets Are Coming To The City!

If there’s one thing Aucklanders love, it’s a good market. And, jingle bell rock, one of our faves—the Coatesville…

Homewares & Interiors
Where To Buy Pot Plants In Auckland

Fun fact: Having pot plants around your home can benefit your breathing, increase your immunity, deter illness, and boost your overall mood!…

Homewares & Interiors
Karen Walker’s Latest Pop-Up Is What Dreams Are Made Of

There were two types of people in Auckland on Friday night—the one who got rowdy at Drake, or the one who had cake and tea at a…

What's On
All of The Markets You Need to Visit This November

There’s no doubt about it, we love ourselves a good market any day of the week but with Christmas fast approaching we are even more…

Gifts
6 Vase Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Some argue the sole purpose of a vase is to hold flowers. To this we laugh and say “pfft, you’ve gotta be kidding!”.…

What's On
All Of The Auckland Markets You Need To Hit This October

Warmer weather and longer days are among us with Spring in full force! And with Christmas creeping closer (12 weeks to go!!), our favourite…

Homewares & Interiors
11 Of Auckland’s Most Weird And Wonderful Shops

In the words of Ryan Lewis and Macklemore—‘Can we go thrift shopping?’ Yep, these two were onto something special back in…

Art & Design
10 Shops For People Who Are Totally Stationery Obsessed

There’s two types of people in this world. There’s those who keep their workspace minimal—a ball point pen and a…

Homewares & Interiors
5 New Indoor Plant Trends To Try This Winter

While the indoor plant trend may be showing no sign of slowing down, we have grown tired of eyeballing certain species of flora. As much as…

Homewares & Interiors
10 Kiwiana Homeware Stores We’re Loving Right Now

Kia ora our fellow Kiwis! If you’re ever in need of a little Kiwiana get-up, here are a few places in Auckland where Kiwiana…

Homewares & Interiors
7 Ways To Make Your Small Apartment (Feel) Instantly Bigger

Ohhh inner city life. It’s no mean feat. You can’t afford a house so you have to live in an apartment but your apartment is so…

Shopping
Your Complete Mother’s Day Gift Guide

It’s almost Mother’s Day—that time of year people where you have to suck up to your mum and admit that she does do a lot…

What's On
9 Free Things To Do In Auckland This May

We feel it’s only fair to warn you that this list could be more exciting than Beyoncé’s pregnancy announcement and your…

Restaurants
The New Village You Need To Visit This Weekend

Chances are, if you live in Auckland, then you head to Mission Bay—or one of the nearby beaches—at least once a month to soak in…

Gifts
5 Plants That Are Impossible To Kill

Ah, plants. You fickle, fragile little things. Yes, you’re cute and make our homes look stylish and ourselves look a little more…

Wellness
29 Ways To Make Your Home Greener

In this day and age, helping good old Mother Earth is a great priority for many and, let’s face it, it doesn’t have to be hard.…

Homewares & Interiors
10 Essential Hacks For When You Finally Move Out Of Home

There comes a time when we all must fly the nest. And, whether you eagerly jumped or were pushed out for freeloading, moving out of home for…

Art & Design
The 5 Biggest Interior Mistakes You’re Making (And How To Fix Them)

New year, new excuse to give your home a little TLC. Whether you’ve managed to jump on the A-town property ladder (congrats!), scored…

Homewares & Interiors
8 Things You Need To Get Shit Done In 2017

A new year. A new long AF list of things you need and/or want to do. While we all begin with the best of intentions, being super duper…

Gifts
Auckland’s A-Z Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas falls on the same day every year, but seriously, how did it come around so quickly? 2016 has flown by so quickly and, if…

Homewares & Interiors
Auckland’s Most Beautiful Homeware Store Has Opened!

Are you a sucker for cushion covers? Love a good ceramic plate? Need want a new home revamp? Well, get excited, because…

Homewares & Interiors
WIN: Designer Pod Chairs Worth $800!

What better way to enjoy summer than by lounging in a comfy pozzy with a refreshing bevvy in hand? Well, this could be…

Hair & Beauty
Delivery Packs You Need In Your Life

Gone are they days when you could only get a pizza delivered! Delivery packs are alive and kickin’ in Auckland and they’re…

Hair & Beauty
Who Is The Best Beauty Therapist In Auckland?

While a fortunate few can roll out of bed looking like a dewy-skinned Miranda, for the rest of us, looking fabulous can be a full-time…

Gifts
The Cool Mum’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Look, we all know that you’re—probably—the favourite child, but to reeeeally cement your #1 kid status, you’ll need…

Travel
The Local’s Guide To Bondi Beach

If someone had told me a few years ago that I’d be living in Bondi, I’d have told them to get right out of my face. But since…

Fashion
Auckland’s Best Stylists

Everyone enjoys a good old-fashioned makeover. Especially when you can sit back and watch drab-to-fab transformations unfold on a screen.…

Travel
How To Impress Your Out-Of-Town Mates

When your out-of-town mates rock up for a weekend and request to ‘do all the things’, it’s easy to feel the pressure.…

What's On
50 Things To Do In Auckland Before The End Of Summer

It's sad but true—we're officially half way through summer. Don't despair that much of it has been soaked in rain, because…

Gifts
47 Secret Santa Presents For Less Than $20

‘Tis the season to be jolly…and Santa. Whether it’s at the office, Uni or just a group of friends, chances are that…

What's On
Your Ultimate Auckland Bucket List

While the year might be coming to a close, there are still plenty of things to do in Auckland before its officially over. Enjoy a vino on a…

Gifts
New Opening: Flora Rose Studio Pop Up

Herne Bay has a new pop up on Jervois Road that’s simple, stylish and, well…pretty darn gorgeous.  The Urban List team…