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The Best Spots To See Autumn Leaves In And Around Auckland

Non-deciduous? Uh-uh! We don’t need that kind of negativity in our lives. Give us falling leaves any day. After all, is there…

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20 Of The Best Movies On Netflix NZ Right Now

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…

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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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10 Of The Most Weird And Wonderful Places To Stay In NZ

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but New Zealand is a stunning specimen of a country. It’s an adventure haven, a…


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11 Events You Need To Hit Up In Auckland This Long Anzac Weekend

For those of you who aren't heading away this Anzac weekend, there are heaps of fun-fuelled events happening to keep…

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Where To Eat Out In Auckland On Anzac Monday 2021

This year Anzac Day falls on a Sunday, meaning that Monday 26 April is a public holiday (which we'll hereby refer to as 'Anzac…

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Markets & Food Events
Yotam Ottolenghi Has Just Served Up New Dates For His Australian And New Zealand Live Tour

Yotam Ottolenghi, author, chef, restaurateur and the friendly father of the global culinary scene, has announced new dates for his live…

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From Bottomless Beers And Cocktails To Crispy Schnitzels, Get Around This Epic Feast With Your Crew

If you and your mates like to keep your plates full and drinks flowing, then we’ve found the ultimate feast perfect for your next…

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Snowboxx NZ Have Just Announced A Stacked Line Up For Their Massive Alpine Party This September

We’ve got an epic announcement that will be music to your ears—literally! Europe's largest winter festival, Snowboxx, is…

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Celebrate Earth Day With These 10 Green Activities

More than one billion people in 192 countries participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in…

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Hair & Beauty
Cult Curl-Care Brand Bread Has Finally Launched In New Zealand

If the words co-wash, diffuser and curl pattern mean nada to you—step aside. Bread is the cult curl-care gamechanger for anyone with…

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Recipe: A Simple, Boozy Vodka Pasta That’ll Steal The Show At Your Next Dinner Party

Cooking with booze can sometimes seem like a technique reserved for the pro's, though depending on the dish it can be far easier…

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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…

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Things To Do
6 Stunning Spots To Watch The Sunset In Auckland

Let’s be honest, Mother Nature is one amazing lady. She’s the mastermind behind some of life’s finest things: beaches,…

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10 Of The Best Float Tanks In New Zealand

With constant noise and distraction creeping into our daily lives, disconnecting is a pretty big ask. For those who can’t bear the…

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Keep Our Planet In Mind With These Epic NZ Made, Eco Friendly And Sustainable Products

Shopping sustainably is becoming easier and easier, with more local NZ brands being launched all the time specifically developed to be way…

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A ‘Gram-Worthy Bottomless Frosé Bar Has Just Popped Up In Auckland

We may be finally waving goodbye to our endless summer now we’re hard into autumn (and winter if this week’s anything to go by…

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Ginny & Georgia Season 2 Is On Its Way

If, like us, you demolished Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia in a single weekend then you’re going to want to hear this. The…

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A Sensational Whisky Masterclass Is Coming To Auckland For 5 Nights Only

Call us old-fashioned but nothing tops the chart like a glass of whisky to start or wind up an evening. And when it comes to fine whisky,…

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HAPPY PLACE, LA’s Immersive Exhibition Opens In Auckland This Friday

It’s been dubbed the world’s most Instagrammable exhibition—selling out stints in Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Boston,…

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5 Awesome Things To Do In Auckland This Week

Kick-start your week with glow in the dark wine & paint night, stretch away your troubles with a spot of yoga, be amazed by…

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Treat Mum With These Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is just around the corner (9th of May if you're wondering) and boy, does she deserve something a little bit special…

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A Three-Day Wine And Food Festival Is Coming To Waiheke This May

Aucklanders… it’s time to unleash your inner wine connoisseur because The Waiheke Wine and Food Festival is back for 2021.…

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Hakuna Matata, Tickets For The Multi Award-Winning Lion King Musical Are Now On Sale

Travel may be off limits for now but with Disney’s The Lion King coming to our shores, spending an evening in Africa just became…

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Whittaker’s Are Unleashing Two Incredible New Choccy Blocks In Time For Mother’s Day

They've given us Jelly Tip chocolate, Hundreds & Thousands chocolate, even K Bar chocolate (remember that?). Now the legends at…

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Rupaul’s Highly-Anticipated Drag Race Down Under Is Dropping Next Month

Calling on all queens, RuPaul’s Drag Race is finally headed down under! That’s right, the uber popular reality show, which…

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Spice Up Your Life At Auckland’s Fiery Hot Sauce Festival

Aucklanders, forget being sad that summer is over because there's still a get a chance to catch some heat. The Hot Sauce…

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20 Of The Best Movies On Netflix NZ Right Now

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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Cut The Waste, Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Circle Awards

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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Wrap Up Warm, Queenstown Is Hosting An Epic Four-Day Light Festival This Winter

Forget what you know about the Southern Lights. Aurora Australis? Please… we have something much more exciting for you. Kicking…

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Due To Overwhelming Demand, Van Gogh Alive Has Extended Its Auckland Run

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Get Ready To Gorge, Xuxu Is Dropping All You Can Eat Dumplings For $30

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Bridgerton Fans Rejoice, Netflix Has Confirmed Two More Salacious Seasons

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The Best Spots To See Autumn Leaves In And Around Auckland

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Fill Your Basket With Nature’s Bounty At These Epic Foraging Events In Auckland

Foraging for food isn't a new concept but it's certainly had a resurgence in recent years and personally, we love the idea of…

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Local Escapes
10 Of The Best Tiny Homes On Airbnb New Zealand So You Can Downsize Your Getaway

With big, extravagant holidays out of the question, the word on the street is this—the future of holidays are tiny. The Tiny Home…

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11 Of The Best Urban Bars In Hawke’s Bay

When it comes to whipping up mouth-watering kai and creating world-class wine, Hawke’s Bay definitely deserves a standing ovation.…

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Shake Up Your Taste Buds With A Visit To Gochu’s Epic Once-A-Month Test Kitchen

Auckland, we've just discovered an epic new dining experience you need to know about, and it happens to involve one of our favourite…

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Money
Here’s How Your Level Of Self Love Can Impact Your Money Mindset

Almost all of us struggle with our self-confidence at some point or another. From imposter syndrome to body hang ups, there’s always…

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Auckland’s Best Boutique Cinemas To Elevate Your Big Screen Experience

Nothing warms the soul like a night at the cinema. Nestling in for a couple of hours of uninterupped cosiness, stuffing snacks in your…

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Fashion
6 Of The Freshest New Sneakers Dropping This Month

There's a lot happening in the world of sneakers these days. Like, Lil Nas X's "Satan Shoes" containing real human blood, and a…

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Netflix’s New Thriller, The Woman In The Window Will Keep You Up At Night

There are few things we love more than an excellent book to big screen adaptation, and honestly, we reckon we’ve uncovered the best…

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Planet
10 Epic Vegan Documentaries You Need To Watch This Year

We’ve put together a list of the best vegan documentaries that will have even the most committed carnivore a little shook. Take the…

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20 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…

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A Week Long Festival Dedicated Entirely To Beer Is Coming To Auckland

Hosted by the uptown bottle shop and bar The Fridge & Flagon, this eight-day beer festival is going to be a treat for all the hopheads…

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Where To Eat In Auckland On A Monday Night

Monday, a.k.a. the most hated day of the week. Statistically speaking, more people are in a crap mood on a Monday than on any other day (OK,…

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Krispy Kreme Have Just Dropped Four New Doughnuts, And You’re Going To Want To Devour Them All

Krispy Kreme, you are offically the maker of dreams. Because hot off the back of your Easter doughnuts (which were just heavenly, thank you)…

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Podcasts & Books
5 Of The Best New Podcasts Worth Plugging Into This Month

Our love affair with podcasts runs deep, and this month is no different. Whether you’re keen for a new listen to get you through your…

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Local Escapes
Plan Your Perfect Escape With These 8 Unforgettable New Zealand Road Trips

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

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TV & Movies
20 Feminist TV Series That Put Women To The Front

We’re all about celebrating and amplifying women’s voices here at Urban List—and that’s certainly the case when it…

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Wellington
50 Of The Best Restaurants In Wellington In 2021

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…

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A 10 Week Schnitzel Festival Has Just Kicked Off In Auckland

Fact: Schnitzel is a staple part of our diet and life without this iconic, golden, crispy pub meal would be truly ordinary. Here to remind…

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Food & Drink
Get Excited, Two Epic Foodie Brands Just Dropped A Fiery New Collab

Start salivating. Two of your favourite foodie brands have teamed up to turn up the heat and bring us the ultimate fiery burger…

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Sustainability
This Striking New Jewellery Collab Celebrates The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Community

If you haven’t heard of Chella Man, you’re about to be enlightened in a big way.  The trans model, activist, actor and…

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Travel
This Is When The Australia And New Zealand Travel Bubble Will Open

If you, like us, have been waiting with bated breath for news of when overseas travel restrictions would lift, then grab the tissues for all…

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Get Excited, Themed Food Truck Fridays Are Coming To Britomart All April Long

Covid may have put the brakes on Food Truck Fridays one too many times recently, but worry not because Britomart's fave weekly food…

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Auckland
12 Of The Best Events Happening In Auckland This April

As we welcome in a new month and new season, we also welcome in heaps more thrilling events to get stuck into.  Shake your thang at a…

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Career
Here’s How To Glow Up Your Linkedin Profile

If you thought LinkedIn was just Instagram for corporate white blokes, think again. LinkedIn usage is on the rise, and so are all kinds of…

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Pimp My Hot Cross Buns | How To Take Your Easter Treat Next Level

It’s that time of year again! Yep, we're talking the time when we have a perfectly good excuse to go all out on the carbs. But not…

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Bridgerton Babe Regé-Jean Page Will Not Appear In Season 2

In news that will devastate Bridgeton fans, the show has just confirmed that the Duke of Hasting, played by mega babe Regé-jean Page…

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Auckland
8 Epic Auckland Waterfalls You Can Actually Visit

While TLC told us not to, sometimes it’s good to venture away from the rivers and lakes that you’re used to. Lucky for us, there…

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Restaurants
Bars, Cafes And Restaurants Open This Long Easter Weekend In Auckland

Easter is upon us and a long weekend of resting and feasting awaits. Take this holiday as a chance to go out to get your wine and dine on…

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The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Trailer Is Serving Pure Horror Movie Vibes

Hold on tight people, the emotional rollercoaster that is The Handmaid’s Tale is heading back to our screens—and it’s a…

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20 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…

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11 Things To Do On Anzac Day 2021 In Auckland

For those of you who aren't heading away this Anzac weekend, there are heaps of fun-fuelled events happening to keep…

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How To Make Exquisite Hot Cross Buns Using A Pan

Bunny kisses, Easter Wishes. Whip out your cast iron pan as we dive into a delicious hot cross bun recipe. This Ironclad Pan…

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50 Of The Best Bars In Auckland In 2021

When it comes to finding somewhere decent to drink, us Aucklanders have it pretty damn good. From sunny rooftop terraces to moody basement…

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Slurp Decadent Easter Egg Chocolate Margs All Weekend Long At This Rad Waterfront Bar

For anyone who thinks dreams don't come true, you clearly haven't been introduced to the amazing Easter-themed cocktail from our…

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Monthly Horoscopes | Your April Horoscope Is Here

If February felt like Black Mirror and March was as un-real as The Bachelor, then the first few weeks of April feel like the deliciously…

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Hit The Road, Here’s Why Waikato Is The Ultimate Getaway Destination For Aucklanders

Located a stone’s throw from Auckland, the Mighty Waikato is a vibrant region brimming with countless experiences to uncover. From…

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Calling All Green Thumbs, A Massive Botanical Market Is Coming To Auckland

If one thing’s for sure, indoor plants sit in a very special place in our hearts these days. You know, those cute, spiky little cacti…

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Soak Up A Change Of Scenery With A Well-Deserved Auckland Weekend Escape

Got the itch for a getaway? Auckland is a thrilling region that offers the opportunity for endless adventures. From serene nature and…

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Get Inked At 12 Of Auckland’s Best Tattoo Studios

Tattoos are a universal art form used as a form of self-expression and tribute and as the world’s most tattooed nation, it's no…

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Here’s Exactly What Order You Should Apply Your Skincare Products In

Does anyone else out there stare at all their skincare products at night, confused about which one should go on first? We all know to…

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One Of Our Favourite True Crime Podcasts Is Turning Into A TV Show

We consider ourselves connoisseurs of true crime entertainment here at Urban List. A new eerie podcast—we’ve listened to it…

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10 Upcoming Book To Screen Adaptations You Need To Know About

As long as movies and TV shows have existed, books have been used as source material. That’s essentially why the Academy Awards has a…

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Say Chur To Fresh Brews At This New Craft Beer Pop-Up Bar In The CBD

SkyCity has recently launched Fortune on Fed, a craft beer pop-up bar serving divine craft brews. Coming to you with the flavours of…

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15 Of The Best Shows On Apple TV+ To Work Your Way Through

In our humble opinion, there is no such thing as having too many streaming services, so if you’re tossing up whether you need Apple…

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6 Simple Steps To Use Credit Cards Responsibly

There’s no denying that credit cards can lead to overspending. Research has shown that when you use a credit card for purchases, you…

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Cross Street Music Festival Is The Autumn Bloc Party You Don’t Want To Miss

Cross St. Music Festival is back, baby. After the March lockdown rained on its parade, a new date has been released, and it’s…

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Hunt Down Auckland’s Most Epic Easter Treats

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…

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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…

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Make Easter Magic With This Eggspresso Martini Recipe

As if Easter wasn’t already the best time of the year (there’s nothing not to love about four day long weekends coupled with…

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12 Of Auckland’s Best Waffle Dishes

Waffles are one of those magical foods that can be eaten any time, anywhere (just ask Eleven, right Stranger Things fans?). Whether…

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Eat Your Way Around The World At This Sunday’s Epic CultureFest

Auckland’s vibrant cultures are being celebrated this month with Auckland Council’s inaugral World of Cultures festival. The…

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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…

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Best Of Guides
The Best Places To Honeymoon In New Zealand

Your wedding day is quite possibly the most special and exciting day of your life. You get to lock in forever with your loved one, eat all…

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Introducing Our Land Is Alive—The Gorgeous New Bar Celebrating All Things NZ

There's a lot to love about New Zealand right now (just ask anyone living overseas!), so the timing really couldn't be more perfect…

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