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14 Ways To Show Your Support For Breast Cancer Awareness This October

It’s not too late to rally the troops, or just yourself, to raise a bit of cashola for this totally worthy and far-too-close-to-home…

Things To Do

6 Fun Ways To Embrace Rugby World Cup When You’re Not A Fanatic

So if you don’t know your drop kick from your dropout, don’t worry, you can still get some skin in the game.

Local Escapes

14 Of The Best Luxury Hotels In New Zealand

We’ve got the buzz on the best luxury hotels around the country, so you can be drinking champagne in a spa pool as soon as physically…

Things To Do

50 Of The Best Things To Do In Christchurch At Least Once In Your Life

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

Things To Do With Pets

10 Of The Best Dog-Friendly Walks In New Zealand

Taking your pup for a walk is all very well until you realise you’re in a park that’s a no-go for pooches. Talk about barking up…

Markets & Food Events

Sweet Outdoor Events Because Summer’s Far From Over

Together with Lipton Ice Tea, we're serving up seven of the best outdoor events, festivals and things to do in New Zealand over March…

Features

Cyclone Gabrielle Relief | How To Offer Your Support

Here we are again, whānau. Cyclone Gabrielle, hot on the tail of the recent floods, has put further strain on our…

Things To Do

Level Up Your Next NZ Escape With These Stunning Hotel Deals

If you’re longing for a summer break but are short on time and funds, why not check out some gems on our very own doorstep? A summer…

Things To Do

The Best Escape Rooms In Christchurch To Break Out Of

If you reckon yourself pretty logical, or maybe you’re the team’s creative, or even you’re the one who’ll touch…

Entertainment

Bless Your Ears With This Kiwi Music Playlist, As Nominated By You

We might be biased, but one thing is for sure; Aotearoa punches above its weight with our homegrown music talent. 

Things To Do

The Best Halloween Costume Ideas For 2022 That Are Actually Good

Double double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble. The most frightful night of the year approaches—it’s time to get…

Features

Find Out The Latest News On The COVID Traffic Light System In NZ

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

Things To Do

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

Whoever said romance was dead has obviously never visited Christchurch. From delightful pastries and gelato to share to gorgeous…

Local Escapes

6 Of The 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…

Fitness

9 Of The Best Running Tracks In Christchurch

For a completely free workout, lace up your running shoes, put in your ear buds and head outside to explore the absolute best running tracks…

Things To Do

Roll Up, Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq And Holey Moley Are Hitting Christchurch This October

After taking Auckland by storm, entertainment masters Funlab have announced they’re opening an Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq AND a…

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Inside Dali: The Epic Multi-Sensory Digital Exhibition Has Just Extended Its Auckland Run

A next-level digital exhibition about the godfather of surrealism Salvador Dali is coming to New Zealand this May, direct from electrifying…

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Doc Edge | 8 Of The Best Documentaries You Need To Watch At The 2022 Festival

If you’re looking for something to watch as it gets colder to cosy up in a cinema or at home, the full Doc Edge…

Things To Do

Scope Out These Neon Art Installations Popping Up Around The Country And Win

There's nothing we love more than scoping out the latest creative displays. Plus, when it's paired with the chance to pick up epic…

Things To Do

The Best Things To Do In New Zealand This December

We're counting down the days till when can get out and make the most of summer. Because after the year that was,…

Fitness

11 At Home Workouts From Top Local Personal Trainers To Try This Lockdown

From live yoga and pilates-inspired workouts, to world-renowned Les Mills classes, getting fit at home has never been easier (or more…

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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

We’ve rounded up the best workouts in the Garden City for you to try out and get hooked on. Why not push yourself to a whole new level…

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

Adventure enthusiasts, unite! Banff Mountain Film Festival is just around the corner and it’s packed with enough jaw-dropping moments…

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Van Gogh Alive Is Packing Up This Sunday 23 May

Now you'll be able to have your own Emily In Paris moment as the full-scale, indoor exhibition will be touring…

Features

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…

Features

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

Ben & Jerry's have launched what's potentially the world's largest-ever Easter egg hunt—with 10,000 scoops of free ice…

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…

Features

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.

New Zealand

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

Whether it’s the reflection lakes of Wanaka or the emerald green waters that crater the Tongariro Crossing, Aotearoa is home to some…

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…

Features

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…

Features

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…

Features

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

After 102 days clear of community transmission and a sudden lockdown, it's been announced that Auckland will join the rest of New…

Things To Do

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

Darkfield, famous for their FLIGHT multi-sensory shipping container experience, have crafted a new experience specifically…

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 it's now the perfect time for us to explore our beautiful…

Features

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

Check out of work and on to the next available flight with Jetstar’s epic Hello NZ sale. 

Features

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 we…

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.

Features

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

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…

Features

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…

Fashion

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

Finding quality second hand clothes that won’t break the bank involves a bit of effort, so we’re here to help you discover the…

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.

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

Whether you’re looking for that one-off piece or the trendiest, must-have item of the season, we’ve scoured the racks to bring…

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

Smartphone brand Oppo have just launched an amazing deal which could score you a free stay in a jaw-dropping glass eco-cabin in the heart of…

Beauty

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

The bus will be a truly interactive experience that showcases an exclusive selection of products that will be available to swatch, try…

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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. We have an excellent assortment scattered throughout the city from…