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Take A Walk With Kiwi Chef Kia Kanuta And Uncover His Favourite Places To Eat In Auckland

Need a hand navigating your local eats? We’ve teamed up with BNZ to ask local chef Kia Kanuta about his holy grail…

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From Firefighting AR Glasses To An AI Buddy For Seniors, This Design Award Is Changing The World

VR tech to restore the feeling of lost limbs and exercise therapy that employs AI—we’re living in the future, baby—and…

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How Paris And Henry Mitchell-Temple Fuel Their Creativity Every Day

How do the pair find time to inject subtle luxury into their jam-packed schedules as parents and sustainably conscious empire-starters?

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The Importance Of Keeping Māori Culture Alive Through Social Media

In this video, Tūranga Morgan-Edmonds speaks to the importance of cultural preservation through Māori content creators such…

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How Artist Liam Hindley Uses Self-Expression To Redefine Graffiti

We sat down with him to talk about his creative process, maintaining his artistry and his bold new project with Doritos designing…

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Sonny Ngatai: From Simpsons To Super Saiyan: My Family’s Adventure Reclaiming Te Reo Māori

Our journey isn't just about learning; it's about reclaiming a piece of our whakapapa that was nearly lost. It's about bridging…

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Why We Need To Preserve Queer Stories For The Next Generation

Shaneel Lal, a Fijian-New Zealand writer, LGBT rights activist, and New Zealand's first-ever trans person to win Young New Zealander Of…

Things To Do

8 Reasons To Care About Digital Equity And How It Impacts Your Community

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re a) on a device, b) connected to the internet, and c) know your way around the…

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Why Matariki Is For All Of Us

For me, Matariki represents a time of celebration, reflection, and connection to people and land across New Zealand. 

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Why We All Need To Stand By Our Trans Community In New Zealand

Irrespective of how you feel about trans people, no one deserves to be excluded because of who they are.

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Here’s How 10 Inspirational Kiwi Women Are Embracing Equity This International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, an important day for all those who identify and women and allies. To celebrate, we reached out to…

Podcasts & Books

18 Feminist Books You Need To Read This Year

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

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Auckland And North Island Floods | Where To Get Help And Offer Your Support

Well, whānau, what a time. As we finally come up for air following the unprecedented floods in Tāmaki Makaurau and with…

How Ethique’s Founder Brianne West Is Revolutionising The Beauty Industry

Not many people can say they started a beauty brand in their own kitchen, but Brianne West did just that when launching Ethique.

Food & Drink

How The Duo Behind Jo Bro’s Burgers Is Slinging Fast Food Sustainably

Chef's Josh Barlow and Brody Jenkins' menu deserves the top spot on your NZ eats list. 

Fashion

Step Up Your Sustainable Style With These 8 Wardrobe Investments

In recent times there’s been a welcome shift in tides to bring style and sustainability together thanks to some clever brands adopting…

Health + Wellness

Say Goodbye To Plastic Bottles With These New Shampoo Bars That Actually Work

Say goodbye to plastic bottles and hello to healthy hair with Ecostore's new shampoo bars. 

Things To Do

Crush The Kilometres And Help Make A Difference This World Ocean Day

You’ve got Azalea Banks’ 212 blasting through your headphones, you’ve just clocked your fastest km to date, and…

3 Boss Creators On How To Fuel Your Inspiration

Aotearoa is home to incredible talent. Music, art, design, hospitality—it's fair to say we have creative inspo in…

Here’s How 9 Inspirational Women Are Breaking The Bias, Part 2

Welcome to part two of our inspirational interview series all about breaking the bias, the theme for International Women's Day 2022. To…

Here’s How 9 Inspirational Women Are Breaking The Bias, Part 1

Today is International Women’s Day, an important day for all those who identify as women and allies. To celebrate, we reached out to…

Podcasts & Books

14 Of The Best LGBTQI+ Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

Bless your ears with these incredible LGBTQI+ podcasts that will make you laugh and cry with their raw, honest and hilarious storytelling.…

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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…

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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…

Podcasts & Books

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

No matter what kind of reader you are, we’ve got your bookworm needs covered with all of the best LGBTQI+ books, from romantic…

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

Realising this gap between food waste and food insecurity, Nick Loosley founded Everybody Eats - a locally-based, not-for-profit…

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Show Your Fave Zero-Waste Brand Some Love By Voting In The Circle Awards Now

Here at Urban List, we're passionate about putting our best foot forward, dedicated to being as conscious as possible when it comes to…

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Meet EveryHuman, The Adaptive Clothing Store Making Fashion More Inclusive

EveryHuman is the only marketplace in Australia and New Zealand bringing together the best adaptive fashion brands from around the globe,…

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…

How These Kiwi Urban Warriors Are Safeguarding Bees For Our Future

To feed our obsession with bees we caught up with the founder of Bees Up Top, Jessie Baker to ask her all our burning bee-related questions…

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Get To Know The Legend Behind It All, Greta Thunberg Just Dropped Her Own Doco

The film basically culminates with her insane wind-powered voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit in New…

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Take Note, XES Is The New Sex Toy Line Changing The Game For People With Disabilities

It caters for anyone with physical limitations or the likes of vaginismus and endometriosis.

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Take Note, Dictionary.com Just Added A Whole New Suite Of LGBQTI+ Definitions

Asexual, deadname and biromantic are just some of the new additions.

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Take Action, Here’s How You Can Help End Racial Injustice In New Zealand

The death of African American man George Floyd, while being arrested by Minneapolis police, has sent shockwaves around the world. The…

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Get Around History And Watch Pixar’s First Film Starring An LGBQTI+ Main Character

It’s a big breakthrough for LGBQTI+ representation and has already been dubbed a Pixar legacy.

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Have A Positive Impact On The World With Us As We Take On Sustainability

Let us introduce Urban List Sustainability, a commitment we are launching in partnership with Bank Australia to take our platform and our…

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Here’s How You Can Support The Charities Helping People Struggling Right Now

As we saw during the devastating bushfires that hit rural Victoria earlier this year, Melbournians are willing to find all sorts of ways to…

How This Young Designer Is Leading The Charge Of Sustainable Fashion

We caught up with Natalie Procter ahead of her show at NZFW '19 to talk setting up your own business, teleportation and her…

How Vincent Tolefe Founded His Own Record Label At 23

As far as dream jobs go, they don’t get much greater than owning your own record label. Top that off with the fact that you’re…