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13 Epic Things To Do In Auckland This Weekend

It may be April Fool’s this Friday but the weekend lineup is no joke (we had to).

TV & Movies
50 Of The Best Movies On Netflix NZ To Stream In March 2022

Buttering up the popcorn and firing up Netflix has got to be our favourite thing ever. If you’re anything like us we know you…

Food & Drink
Get Your Lips Around The Latest Food News

Calling all foodies! Sink your teeth into these tasty tidbits from around the country.

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Where To Get Respirator Face Masks And Why You Need Them

Given the threat of an omicron Covid 19 outbreak in the wider community in New Zealand, medical professionals suggest upgrading your…


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TV & Movies
50 Of The Best Movies On Netflix NZ To Stream In March 2022

Buttering up the popcorn and firing up a good Netflix movie has got to be our favourite thing ever. But how often do you find yourself…

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

Food & Drink
Support Local With A Delivery From One Of New Zealand’s Best Food Stores

If you consider yourself an Auckland foodie, you've heard of Farro. This gourmet grocer is our go-to for luxury eats and elusive…

What's On
13 Epic Things To Do In Auckland This Weekend

It may be April Fool’s this Friday but the weekend lineup is no joke (we had to). Fun fact: it’s tradition in France on the…

Local Escapes
10 Last-Minute Escapes From Auckland To Book This Long Easter Weekend 2022

The ultimate long weekend of all long weekends is coming up, and it is thanks to our very favourite chocolate-centred…

Food & Drink
10 Of The Best Banoffee Pies In Auckland, As Chosen By You

It’s a love story that’s stood the test of time: banana and impossibly moreish caramel. Taking all shapes, forms and textures…

Things To Do
Upper Village Queenstown | Everything You Need To Know About QT’s Rad New Entertainment Precinct

Sitting at the base of Bob’s Peak Mountain and the iconic Skyline Gondola, Queenstown’s rad new dining and entertainment…

Food & Drink
Auckland’s Most Epic Easter Treats For You To Hunt Down In 2022

Easter is on the horizon and for the sweet tooths amongst us, this is seriously egg-citing news. After all, what other holiday is celebrated…

Food & Drink
Wrap Your Hands Around BurgerFuel’s Latest Crowd-Sourced Creation

Truth bomb: it doesn’t get more competitive than an epic burger competition. Lucky for Kiwi tastebuds, the legends over at…

Local Escapes
The Best Pet-Friendly Camping In New Zealand For That Last-Minute Getaway

Our beloved pets are part of the family, so it goes without saying that we don’t want to leave them behind when we go on holiday.…

Entertainment
13 Of The Best Books To Read Right Now

Whether you’re a life-long bookworm or you’ve never quite gotten into reading, now is the perfect time to fall in love with…

Things To Do
18 Best Tours In Auckland To Take In 2022

With so much to be discovered in Tāmaki Makaurau and so little time, it can be a wee bit overwhelming to know where to start. From…

What's On
What’s On In Auckland This Week, This Month And Beyond

We may be in red but let's look at the bright side—we can still see and spend time with loved ones, eat at our fave…

Bakeries & Delis
Auckland’s 10 Best Hot Cross Buns, As Chosen By You

Chocolate may get most of the attention come Easter, but it isn't the only treat we're coveting once the season for bunnies, eggs…

TV & Movies
38 Of The Best Shows On Netflix NZ Right Now

We all know the hunt for the next Netflix binge never ends. To make your search a little easier, we've rounded up a…

Planet
16 Awesome Things To Do During Earth Hour 2022

Each year, countries all around the world unite together for Earth Hour, one of the largest global movements where millions of people pledge…

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

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

Restaurants
Auckland’s Best New Restaurant Openings In 2022 You Need To Know About

We live for new openings (especially the kind that involve food) and know you do, too. Fortunately, Auckland is the city that just keeps on…

Local Escapes
Auckland’s Best Beaches To Explore In 2022

One of the best things about Auckland is the fact that writing a list of the best beaches within a region is absolutely possible. We tend to…

Food & Drink
The Feed | The NZ Food News You Need To Know

Let's face it, there's nothing better than discovering (and tasting) everything that's new in the world of food so we've…

TV & Movies
TVNZ Guide | 15 Of The Best Shows To Watch On TVNZ On Demand

TVNZ on Demand is home to some of the best series around and the clincher is it's absolutely free. Get your comfies on, curl up on…

Health & Beauty
Everything You Need To Know About Relationship Anxiety

Put simply, relationship anxiety is relationship-based anxiety. It’s when one person, or even both people involved, have…

Gifts
The Best Gift Deliveries In New Zealand To Show Someone You Care In 2022

Receiving gifts never gets old, but when you're the one trying to come up with something new and exciting to give—it kinda can.…

Health & Beauty
7 Epic Online Yoga Classes To Get Bendy At Home With

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner student—or the mere thought of the lotus position has got you scratching your…

Podcasts & Books
Chill Out With 9 Of The Best Podcasts For Mindfulness And Meditation

There’s no denying it, times are tough and confusing as hell right now. Physical distancing and the general daily news headlines can…

Sustainability
Here’s What The Circular Economy Is All About, According To 5 Sustainability Experts

If you’re someone who has a reusable coffee cup (and remembers to use it), has a compost at home and regularly engages in meat-free…

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…

Wellness
How To Meditate If You’re A Total Beginner

You’ve probably been thinking about starting meditation for a while—after all, we’re always telling you how good it is,…

Career
10 Great Questions To Ask In An Interview

We’re yet to find another being who genuinely loves a job interview, but if you want to land the dream job they’re a…

Food & Drink
Where To Load Up On Auckland’s 10 Best Schnitzels, According To You

There's something about the humble schnitzel that never fails to satisfy. Perhaps it's the crispy golden crumb on the outside or the…

Wellness
The Best Meditation Apps To Download In 2022

Unless you’re one of those people who can close their eyes, clear their mind and find some zen without instantly…

Fashion
5 Epic New Sneaker Releases To Shop In March 2022

Another month, another round of fresh new kicks to add to your wishlist. This month, check out the very sleek new drop from Reebok and…

Activities & Itineraries
5 Things To Do In New Zealand To Curb Your Japan Travel Cravings

As borders slowly reopen, the taste of travel is finally within reach again. What's at the top of our list when we jet off? Japan, of…

Recipes
Move Over Banana Bread, Caramilk Banana Cake Exists And Here’s How To Make It

In case you missed it, everyone is apparently a baker now thanks COVID and carby treats like banana bread, sourdough and foccacia…

Career
How To Write An Epic Resume

Ok, so it’s not always easy to sell yourself. But it’s time to put that humbleness aside and show the working world what…

Bars & Pubs
The Best Bars In Christchurch To Try In 2022

From unconventional bars in buses to dimly lit speakeasies and local craft breweries, Ōtautahi Christchurch's nightlife is anything…

Wellness
Sweet Dreams, Here’s How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Tonight

While we might all be going to bed earlier (like A LOT earlier) and sleeping in longer since going into lockdown, our sleeping patterns seem…

Local Escapes
8 Airbnbs With Breathtaking Swimming Pools To Book In Auckland

Summer was an absolute scorcher and brought a level of humidity so epic it had us running (let's be honest—making a lethargic…

U:L By You
10 Of The Best True Crime Podcasts As Chosen By You

It’s official, we’re straight up obsessed with true crime. And for the real super sleuths among us, there never is enough true…

Local Escapes
The Best Parks In Auckland You Need To Explore In 2022, According To Local Rangers

If the pandemic years have taught us anything it’s that wide, open spaces are to be prized and cherished above all else and here in…

Sustainability
The Sustainability News You Need To Know About Cult Kiwi Skincare Brand Emma Lewisham

While the rest of us are settling into the new norm of an already strange 2022, luxe skincare brand Emma Lewisham has been busy…

Local Escapes
8 Unforgettable New Zealand Road Trips To Take This Summer

 As everyone knows it's about the journey, not the destination, so a 2021 road trip is definitely a great way to support…

TV & Movies
9 Of The Best Feel-Good Movies On Netflix NZ

When your faith in humanity is yet to be restored, it means it’s time to throw your feet up and hit the best feel-good movies on…

Wellington
50 Of The Best Restaurants In Wellington To Dine At In 2022

New Zealand's cool capital is known for its huge food scene. We may be a teeeeny bit biased, but we reckon it's got some of the best…

Career
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…

Career
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…

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50 Of The Best Things To Do With Kids In Auckland

Being in charge of young ones can be tough, but it can also be a hell of a lot of fun. Especially when you throw an exciting…

Things To Do
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…

Travel
Hit Cruise Control On 10 Of The Most Beautiful Road Trips To Take In Tasmania

Every route is a scenic route when road-tripping through Tasmania. Think country roads winding through mountain ranges, ancient forests,…

What's On
Break The Bias: Celebrate International Women’s Day With 9 Rad Events Happening Around Auckland

International Women’s Day (IWD) is tomorrow and, despite Omicron prompting a wave of event cancellation, there are still a whole lot…

Food & Drink
The Best High Teas In Auckland To Tick Off In 2022

What better way to treat yourself than enjoying one of Auckland’s best high teas? Let’s face it, it’s nice to feel that…

Entertainment
Neon NZ’s 40 Best Shows To Binge In 2022

We guarantee you’ve seamlessly worked your way through nearly every TVNZ, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ show by now, but…

Fashion
The Best Summer Dresses In NZ To Add To Cart Before The Season Ends

After two-ish years of sweatpants (mostly) all day every day, the ‘home couture’ game is strong but sweats and sand don’t…

Food & Drink
12 Of The Best BYO Restaurants In Auckland To Try In 2022

A good meal becomes a great meal when it’s paired with a glass of your favourite vino. You bring the booze and they’ll take care…

Podcasts & Books
Feel Inspired With 8 Of The Very Best Podcasts For Women, By Women

With International Women’s Day before us, what better way to get yourself prepared than listening to some podcasts that are hosted by…

Local Escapes
17 Stunning Walks In Auckland To Take At Least Once

Walking is one of the best ways to make the most of the City of Sails. It gets you moving, raises your heart rate, and there are some…

Local Escapes
Mount Taranaki | Everything You Need To Know Before Tackling The Summit

A freestanding and almost symmetrical mountain standing at 2518 metres above sea level, Mount Taranaki is awe-inspiring. The dormant…

Cafes
The Best Breakfasts In Auckland And Where To Find Them In 2022

Some things in life make for the perfect union. Like toast and avocado, and pancakes and fairy floss (it’s a thing), Aucklanders and…

Local Escapes
11 Of The Best Beach House Airbnbs In NZ For Your Next Seaside Escape In 2022

There's a reason we all long for a beachside vacation when the day-to-day gets too stressful. It's pretty much the…

Podcasts & Books
16 Female-Written Books To Read In 2022

While the pool of epic female-written books is deeper than ever, we could write about Margaret Atwood, Toni Morrison and Harper Lee all-day…

From Mountainous Vistas To Fine Wine, Why Cloudy Bay Is Well Worth The Short Trip

Truth bomb; there's only one drop that comes to mind when we think of the perfect Savvy B. And that's the original experts in all…

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…

News
Where To Get Respirator Face Masks (N95, KN95 & P2) In NZ And Why You Need Them

Given the outbreak of omicron Covid 19 in the wider community in New Zealand, medical professionals suggest upgrading your…

Style & Design
25 Rad Things Under $25 To Get You Through Home Isolation

Oh, home isolation. So much free time, so little motivation. As the country faces the Omicron peak, the task of spending ten days at home…

Homewares & Interiors
The Best Bed Linen In NZ To Keep You Cool In Summer And All Year Round In 2022

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

Wellness
How To Manage COVID At Home, According To A Registered Nurse

If you’re one of the unicorns that has not yet copped Coronavirus, this read is for you. The pandemic is far from over and one…

Local Escapes
9 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…

Food & Drink
Christchurch’s 50 Best Restaurants You Need To Try In 2022

So you're looking for somewhere to eat in Ōtautahi? Christchurch is enough lucky to have so many choice restaurants popping up…

Career
How To Write A Cover Letter In 5 Easy Steps

Writing cover letters is up there with train delays, your barista giving you full cream milk when you asked for oat, and pairing up socks in…

Things To Do
50 Of The Best Things To Do In Christchurch In 2022

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

Bars & Pubs
Where To Sip On Auckland’s Very Best Margaritas

Ah, the margarita—one of Mexico's finest exports. There really is nothing better on a sultry summer's evening (or, at any time…

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.…

Local Escapes
Great Barrier Island | The Ultimate First Timer’s Guide

If you're looking to escape the big city and rid yourself of life's stresses then we know just the place. Pack your bags and head to…

Local Escapes
Where To Recharge And Relax This Summer

With long balmy days finally here, this is your official sign to step up the self-care and treat yourself to a luxurious summer escape.…

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Stranger Things 4 Is About To Drop On Netflix In Two Volumes So Get Ready

It’s been a while since the world bawled its eyes out and was left at the edge of its seat with the third season of Stranger Things…

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23 Of The Best Documentaries On Netflix NZ That Will Blow Your Mind

Ready for a Netflix binge session? We’ve done the hard yards for you and rounded up the best Netflix documentaries you need to watch…

Food & Drink
10 Of The Absolute Best Cookies In Auckland, According To You

As far as baked treats go, cookies are king. And we don't discriminate, with room in our hearts (and tummies!) for cookies of all shapes…

Local Escapes
10 Of The Best Camping Grounds In Northland

Camping is as much a part of Kiwi culture as remembering to blow on the pie. So when it comes to camping in Northland—one of…

Recipes
Refresh Your Next Feed With Bun Leng’s KFC Hacks

Just when you thought finger-lickin’ fried chicken couldn’t get any better, we’ve gone and turned it up a notch. …

Restaurants
12 Of The Best Restaurants In Tauranga And Mount Maunganui

In the past, The Bay Of Plenty's Tauranga and the Mount may have been overlooked as a food destination in their own right. Fortunately,…

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The Bridgerton Season 2 Trailer Is Here So Brace Yourself For Lady Whistledown

We’ve been (not so) patiently waiting for Bridgerton season two to hit our screens since it first premiered (and was casually streamed…

Fitness
The Best Pilates Studios In Auckland And Where To Find Them

There is a misconception that Pilates is an easy-going style of workout that doesn't require the same strength and effort as traditional…

Things To Do
50 Epic Things To Do In Auckland In 2022

While Aucklanders may be the brunt of jokes for those south of the Bombay Hills, we think living in the City of Sails is pretty damn rad.…

Restaurants
Auckland’s 50 Best Restaurants You Need To Try In 2022

When it comes to restaurants, us Aucklanders really are spoilt for choice. Whether you have a taste for the finer things in life and…

Things To Do
20 Of The Best Museums In Auckland To Visit In 2022

If you’re curious about, well, everything, get yourself along to one of Auckland’s incredible museums, stat. From impressive…

Money
How To Split Bills Fairly When One Partner Earns More Than The Other

‘What’s mine is yours and what’s yours is mine’ – it’s a classic adage but when it comes to modern day…

Nightlife
The Best Late Night Eats In Auckland According to 10 Top Bartenders

It’s no secret that we’re fans of the occasional night out in the big smoke here at Urban List, after all, what’s better…

Art & Design
The Best Art Galleries In Auckland To Check Out In 2022

Whether you'd love to spend your weekend gazing at art-adorned walls with a quizzical look on your face thinking ‘what the heck is…

Wellness
Why You Might Need A Digital Detox This Valentine’s Day, A Psychologist Explains

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate, it seems there’s no escaping it sometimes. Whether you’re loved up or not, the…

TV & Movies
11 Of The Best Romantic Movies On Netflix NZ

If you’re after all the warm and fuzzies that you get from a good romance flick, then we’ve got you covered and then some. From…

Entertainment
27 Of The Best Shows To Watch On Amazon Prime NZ In 2022

We're just going to come right out and say it. Amazon Prime Video is a mammoth vault of epic TV series you won't be able to stop…

Local Escapes
The Coromandel’s 8 Best Camping Grounds So You Can Get Back To Basics

Walking barefoot, listening to the sounds of nature, running around outside, reading a good book, cooking on a BBQ, playing a game of cards…

Local Escapes
Auckland’s 22 Best Airbnbs In 2022, Whatever Your Budget

Auckland has some of the best Airbnbs around and we’re semi-obsessed (let’s be real, head-over-heels in love) with…

Local Escapes
The Best Hotels In Auckland You Need To Check Into In 2022

Let’s face it, when you’re taking a break, where you stay can make or break your holiday. And, when it comes to the City of…

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…

Hair & Beauty
The Best Hairdressers In Auckland For All Types Of Hair In 2022

Finding the hair salon of your dreams is much like falling in love: finding “the one” takes patience, trust and just a touch of…