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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…

Christchurch
The Best Workouts In Christchurch To Pit Yourself Against

There’s nothing better than that post-workout glow, especially from a workout that’s really kicked ass. Keep your sessions fresh…

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Banff Mountain Film Festival Is Coming To A Screen Near You So Get Ready For The Adrenalin Rush

Banff Mountain Film Festival is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. The NZ tour, proudly hosted…

What's On
Van Gogh Alive Is Packing Up This Sunday 23 May

We’re guessing you’ve seen snippets of Van Gogh Alive on your Insta feed. An immersive exhibition where Gogh’s seminal…

Christchurch
The Best Escape Rooms In Christchurch

We all love a challenge, especially when it's mixed with a bit of adrenaline. Escape rooms tap deep into your intellect and curiosity to…

Sustainability
Recycle Boutique Has Gone Online So You Can Now Scout That Coveted Piece From Home

Time to let op-shop fever set in. Whether you could easily lose a day browsing pre-loved goodies, or you’ve come across some of the…

News
Scoop Up Large On Ben And Jerry’s Pokemon Go-Like Virtual Easter Egg Hunt

Ben & Jerry's have launched what could potentially be the world's largest-ever virtual Easter egg hunt—with 10,000…

New Zealand
Grab Your Carabiners, Here’s Where To Find New Zealand’s Best Canyoning Spots

If you’re on constant lookout for new adventure and enjoy a healthy dose of adrenaline in your bloodstream, then canyoning is a…

News
Let Your Creative Juices Flow, Boozy Painting In The Park Is Back This Summer

Get ready to get the drinks and your creative juices flowing at this boozy painting in the park. Paintvine is giving you the opportunity to…

New Zealand
8 Stunning New Zealand Lakes You Need To Visit At Least Once

When we think lakes, we think campfires, still waters and a sense a serenity. Sometimes it’s nice to have a reminder of the beautiful…

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…

News
Dig Out That Gym Gear And Train For Free All This Week Across NZ

Round up your exercise crew because our friends over at Snap fitness are throwing open their doors this week to let you work up a sweat for…

News
Cookie Crusher Collins VS Jacinda Fever, Cast Your Vote At This Epic Christchurch Gelato Store

One of Christchurch’s most well-loved (and epic) gelato stores is letting you cast your vote for the upcoming elections in the most…

News
Find Out The Latest News On COVID Restrictions In Auckland And The Rest Of NZ

Stay up to date with our live list of the latest updates of restrictions around Auckland and New Zealand. Information is via…

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7 Ways To Show Your Support For Breast Cancer Awareness This Month

ICYMI, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You might already be acutely aware of breast cancer, because chances are you know someone…

Things To Do
Take A Seat, This Mind-Bending Audio Experience Will Make You Question Reality

If you’re keen for a good spook and don’t want any spoilers, just head for Darkfield Radio, grab a partner and book your…

Local Escapes
Explore Your Own Backyard With The South Island’s Best Tourist Attractions

COVID-19 may have meant goodbye to this year's Euro trip, but now is the perfect time for us to explore our own beautiful…

News
Get In Quick, There Are Still Flights Available Around NZ for Just $21

Our PM Jacinda Ardern encouraged us to check out our backyard when we moved into alert level three, and with many people taking advantage of…

Fitness
Grab Your Gear, Here Are 9 Of The Best Running Tracks In Christchurch

Staying active during self-isolation is pretty important for our mental and physical well-being. There’s nothing quite like a run to…

News
Learn What The New Alert Levels Mean For New Zealand This Week

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that the country is being moved up to alert level 4 as of midnight on the 25 March 2020 as…

Christchurch
10 Next-Level Events To Get Excited For In Christchurch This March

Summer might be coming to an end, but things are heating up in the Garden City this month. March brings an exciting array of food and wine…

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…

Christchurch
What Not To Miss At This Year’s World Buskers Festival In Christchurch

February has shaped up to be quite the crazy, magical and entertaining month here in the Chur because the circus has come to town. The…

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.…

Christchurch
Work Up A Sweat On The 6 Best Walks In Christchurch

Everyone who’s anyone knows New Zealand will deliver when it comes to walking tracks and the heart of Canterbury is certainly no…

Christchurch
8 Of The Best Camping Spots In Christchurch For You To Sleep Under The Stars

With bright blue skies, scorching temperatures and sultry nights there’s no better way to enjoy the summer than escaping the…

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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…

Christchurch
Relax, The Largest Health And Wellbeing Complex In NZ Has Just Opened In Christchurch

Whether you fancy a bit of yoga, desire the comfort of some baked goods or are seeking to be a little healthier—look no further than…

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
Sink Your Teeth In, Krispy Kreme Is Popping Up in Christchurch

It’s been a long wait, but those shiny, deep-fried delights Krispy Kreme is famous for will finally be touching down in the South with…

Fashion
Get Your Rummage On At One Of Christchurch’s Best Vintage and Op Shops

We’ll take any excuse for a shopping spree, but especially when it involves revamping our wardrobes with thrift shop threads. Believe…

Hair & Beauty
South Islanders, Get Your Beauty Fix At MECCA’s New Christchurch Concept Store

Clear out your makeup bag Christchurch, MECCA is opening a new store and you won’t want to miss this one. Calling all beauty addicts…

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…

Christchurch
9 Best Date Night Ideas In Christchurch So You Can Turn Up The Heat

Whoever said romance was dead has obviously never visited Christchurch. Not only does the Garden City live up to its name with splendid…

Things To Do
9 Epic Things To Do In Christchurch When The Sun Goes Down

While Christchurch isn’t exactly a 24-hour city like say, Tokyo or London, we still have plenty of options for evening entertainment.…

Travel
Hype Up, Here’s How You Can Score A Free Holiday

Dreaming of making your mark as a travel influencer but lack the sweet sponsorships deals to make it happen? Looking to spice up your feed…

Hair & Beauty
Get On Board—Sephora’s Beauty Bus Tour Has Just Been Announced

Aucklanders went crazy when it was announced that Sephora is finally opening a store in Queen Street. And, like the gift that keeps on…

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10 Of The Best Free Things To Do In Christchurch

Geographically-blessed, our city has easy access to the beach and the Port Hills, which means there’s a whole host of free activities…

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45 Things That Are So Christchurch It Hurts

We love you, Christchurch. We constantly complain about your lack of public transport while parked in a bike lane, but being so close to the…

Cafes
Here’s Where To Find The Best Cafés In Christchurch

When it comes to cafés in Christchurch, we’re a lucky bunch. Because let's face it—a life with smashed avo or bacon…