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. It's safe to say…

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The Best New Year’s Eve Parties In New Zealand To See Out 2022

2022 is almost done and dusted. Only one question remains—where will you be when the new year dawns? You’ll be stoked to know…

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The Best Music Festivals In NZ You Need To Experience In 2022 & 2023

We don't know about you but we are long overdue for a good festival after the heartbreaking cancellations and C-related…

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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…

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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…

Food & Drink
14 Of The Best Cafes In Wellington For The Ultimate Brunch Feast

Wellington prides itself on its cafe culture and we’ll be the first to say it’s justified. This city truly runs on good coffee…

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

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

Local Escapes
10 Of The Best Hotels In Wellington To Stay At In 2022

Our fine capital is home to some fantastic hotels for all kinds of visitors looking for all kinds of getaways. Whether you’re…

News
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. Information is via…

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The Best Bowling Alleys In Wellington For A Next-Level Night Out

Whether you’re planning the ultimate staff do, a creative mates' night out, or a birthday bash to remember, bowling is a…

Style & Design
6 Of The Best Florists In Wellington For Finding The Perfect Bouquet

Whether you’re saying congratulations, happy birthday, or just a simple I love you, a beautiful bouquet is always a good idea. Lucky…

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…

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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 Festival programme is…

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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…

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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…

Local Escapes
The Coolest Airbnbs In Wellington For An Unforgettable Capital Vacay In 2022

Brimming with vibrance, creativity, and some of the best coffee you'll find in the country, you'll never have a dull…

Things To Do
50 Epic Free Things To Do In Wellington That Won’t Cost You A Cent In 2022

They say the best things in life are free and we couldn’t agree more. And while it may be hard to find a free lunch, having a good day…

Local Escapes
Epic North Island Experiences You Need To Tick Off

With summer in full-swing, there's never been a better time for us to explore our beautiful country. You can make up for lost…

Local Escapes
14 Of The Best Luxury Hotels In New Zealand

Our very own backyard is chock-full of stunning scenery, culinary delights, and fabulous hotels, and there’s never been a better time…

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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,…

Food & Drink
Wellington’s 7 Best Ice Cream And Gelato Stores You Need To Treat Yourself To

Summer is here which means one thing…ice cream, and lots of it. While plenty of the sweet stuff can be found in the Capital’s…

Local Escapes
7 Of The Most Stunning Scenic Drives Around Wellington

Jumping in your car, blasting the tunes and taking in some epic scenery can be soothing for the soul. From craggy coastlines to lush forests…

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

As we settle into the new normal of snap lockdowns, more than a handful of us will be missing our trips to the gym and may also be…

Bakeries & Delis
9 Of The Best Bakeries In Wellington That Will Deliver Baked Goods To Your Door

Turns out, even another lockdown couldn’t stop Wellington from keeping its residents well fed with delicious treats. With the…

Fitness
12 of The Best Running Tracks In Wellington

Keeping moving and getting outdoors are essential parts of staying healthy both in and out of the Covid-19 lockdown. With so…

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Max Out The Chilly Season With 8 Unmissable Winter Events

Throw on your puffer jacket and lace up those boots—winter is well and truly here and we’re ready to make it the best one yet.…

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…

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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,…

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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…

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Is Coming To New Zealand For A Fabulous Live Tour

Not since Priscilla has New Zealand and Australia seen something as bloody fabulous as RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under. Coming…

Local Escapes
9 Of The Best Hotels In Wellington

Our fine capital is home to some fantastic hotels for all kinds of visitors looking for all kinds of getaways. Whether you’re…

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Eat, Drink, Play Is The Brand New Festival Coming To Wellington This May

From 6-16 May, the capital’s fave eateries and bars will be putting food and entertainment at centre stage as part of a brand new…

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This Boujee Wellington Restaurant Has Just Reopened With An Epic Line Up Of High Teas

After taking some time out in 2020, the luxurious, two-hatted Hippopotamus Restaurant and Cocktail Bar is back in full swing and ready to…

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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…

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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…

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.…

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…

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Get Nostalgic, An Adults-Only Ice Cream Truck Is Making The Rounds After Dark

Ready your spoons and don your stretchy pants because an adults-only ice cream truck is going on tour—and it could be stopping at your…

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5 Epic Acts You Need To See At Wellington’s Hottest New Arts Festival

Summer is cranking in the capital with festivals and events galore, and now there’s another reason to get out and about in the…

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…

News
Forget The Fancy Dinner And Paint Your Mate This Valentine’s Day

Nothing says you’re my best bud like drawing on your mate’s face. While you might have already tried painting aided by a…

Wellington
8 Of The Best Walks And Hikes In Wellington To Challenge Your Fitness

Wellington is a notoriously hilly city. Many daily commuters and students tackle steep inclines along their route to work and university.…

News
Calling All Dr. Martens Fans, The Iconic Shoe Brand Opens Its First Store In Wellington Tomorrow

From 10am on Saturday 19 December, Wellingtonians will be able to get their hands on the famous yellow-stitched boots at the brand new Dr…

Wellington
8 Best Camp Sites Around Wellington For You To Connect With Nature

Summer is in full swing and what better time to break out of the confines of the city for a few days. Score a refreshing hit of nature and…

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Sip Your Way Around Wellington, An Epic Wine Crawl Is Hitting The Capital Next Weekend

Everyone’s favourite booze-filled journey, the classic pub crawl, has had a grape new transformation and with only 50 tickets left,…

Wellington
Snap Up Super Limited Tickets For This Epic Food And Wine Weekend In Wellington

Our windy capital makes for the perfect weekend getaway. Whether you've never been before or you're desperate to return, next…

Wellington
Calling All Ice Cream Fans, Here’s The Scoop On Wellington’s Brand New Duck Island Store

It’s not often that Wellingtonians go crazy over something out of Hamilton, but when it comes to Duck Island Ice Cream, locals are…

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…

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
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…

Wellington
Hit The Road With These 5 Experiences For A Truly Sustainable Day Out In Wellington

One of the better things to come out COVID-19 was the collective push towards supporting local Kiwi-owned businesses. Of course we then also…

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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…

Wellington
Book Your Tickets, This Multi-Sensory Van Gogh Exhibition On In Wellington

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

Wellington
The Best Escape Rooms In Wellington For You To Freak Out At

Escape rooms: We’ve all seen them advertised, but unless you’ve participated in one, you’re probably a little curious as…

Wellington
Look Up At The 8 Best Places To Stargaze In Wellington

For many of us city-slickers, the night skies are slightly under-whelming thanks to light pollution. But if you get the chance to head out…

News
Get Booking, NZ’s First Post-Lockdown Winter Festival Is Just Around The Corner

If you’ve spent lockdown mourning the loss of live music and having a damn good boogie fear not. The Good Vibes winter tour is locked…

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…

Local Escapes
Buckle Up For Level Two With This Super Cute Wellington Road Trip

Level two is just around the corner and after being cooped up for so long, we’re just about ready for our bubbles to burst. Under any…

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…

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…

Wellington
The 8 Best Eateries In Press Hall Wellington That You’ll Need To Loosen Your Belt For

Gone are the days of shopping mall food courts that have the acoustics of an indoor swimming pool. We’re into the era of stylish…

News
Get Excited Wellington, GoodFor Is Finally Coming To The Capital

Calling all Welly eco-warriors, sustainable living just got a whole lot easier! The darling of Auckland GoodFor has finally opened a store…

Wellington
8 Epic Things To Do In Wellington This Christmastime

It's all getting very festive in Wellington. There are so many wonderfully celebratory events happening in the run up to Christmas, you…

News
Get Sipping, Edible Coffee Cups Are Set To Become Your New Obsession

Forget your keep cup (yes, trust us), cause there’s a new sustainable cup in town, and it’s ridiculously delicious. Get excited…

News
Get Ready To Stuff Yourself Silly, A Deliciously Festive High Tea Is Coming To Wellington

It may only be November, but there’s no denying that Christmas is nigh. Whether you’re already feeling it, or you need a festive…

Wellington
Start Drooling, A New Hole In The Wall Waffle Spot La Belle Waffle Has Just Opened In Wellington

A waffle is something we just can’t say no to and here in Wellington, we’re no stranger to great waffles. We’re sorry to…

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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…

News
Freak Out, A Massive Day Of The Dead Street Party Is Hitting Wellington

Round up the crew to celebrate life and loved ones at this year’s annual Day of the Dead Street Fiesta. Whether you celebrate every…

Fitness
Smash Your Fitness Goals With The 11 Best Workouts in Wellington

When it comes to working out, lucky Wellingtonians have it good—there are so many options to get the body moving in the capital.…

Wellington
Be Blown Away By 9 Of The Best Things To Do In Wellington This September

Spring is in the air and the coolest little capital is blooming with great things to see and do. From an internationally renowned design…

Food & Drink
Bite Club | Foodie News You Need To Know

Alright food lovers, it is that time of the week again where we bring you everything you need to know about the latest foodie products,…

Fashion
Empty Your Wallet At 6 Of Wellington’s Best Vintage Stores

There’s plenty of cool and quirky things to do and places to explore in Wellington. So it’s only fair it’s city dwellers…

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…

Wellington
14 Of The Best Free Things To Do In Wellington

Wellington, we love you, but let’s face it—you’re not exactly cheap. Don’t get us wrong, we love splashing out on a…

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45 Things That Are So Wellington It Hurts

For a good coffee, an abundance of hipsters, and wind that can sometimes literally blow you off your feet, Wellington is the place to be.…

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Here’s Where To Find The Best Markets In Wellington

We love a market, and lucky for us, Wellington is pretty damn good at them. From street food, to produce, to handmade goods, we’re…

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Clear Your Calendars, Here’s Your Guide To NZ’s Most Epic Summer Festivals

Looking for a little inspiration to get you through the last of these cold, dark, wintery days? Well, it’s time to get yourself amped…

New Zealand
The Best 15 Things To Do Wellington

Home to the Beehive, Peter Jackson, and a fountain made of buckets, Wellington is the perfect mix of modern innovation and eclectic spaces,…