• News

    Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Is Returning in 2024 to Give Away One Million Scoops Worldwide

    Mark Tuesday, April 16 in your diary — that's when the ice cream brand is scooping up freebies this year.

  • News

    Nine Grown-Up Easter Treats to Hunt Down Across Aotearoa

    You're never too old for this Easter hunt.

  • News

    Coming Soon: 269 Is a Vibrant Latin American and European Market That's Not Just Open on Weekends

    269 is a permanent market bringing food and fun to Auckland's Parnell Village.

  • News

    Now Open: A New Cocktail Bar and Restaurant Duo Has Landed at the Grand Millennium Hotel

    The dining duo are just a hop, skip and a jump away from Auckland's best theatres.

  • News

    Chocstock Is Back For 2024 — and the Founders Want You to Know That Chocolate Isn't Just For Kids

    After a sweet success in 2021, 30 craft chocolate makers will be showing off their skills on Wellington's waterfront this June.

  • News

    The Votes Are In: These Are the Top 50 Gastropubs in New Zealand According to Pint-Loving Kiwis

    From classic 100-year-old pubs to unique local joints, there's a gastropub to fit everyone on this list.

Latest Openings
  • Restaurant

    Advieh Restaurant and Bar

    1 Queen Street, Auckland

    This Middle Eastern casual restaurant is set to be a hotspot in Auckland's dining scene.

  • Restaurant

    Anise

    210 Symonds Street, Auckland

    Power couple Sid and Chand Sahrawat have added another restaurant to their culinary bow.

  • Restaurant

    GILT Brasserie

    2 Chancery Street, Auckland

    This European-inspired bistro is the perfect spot for a summer long lunch with a glass of wine in hand.

  • Restaurant

    Soul Bar and Bistro

    Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland

    Located in the heart of Auckland's Viaduct, with arguably one of the city's most enviable terraces.

  • Restaurant

    Manis Bakery and Cafe

    38 Ponsonby Road, Auckland

    Hit up Ponsonby's newest patisserie for your morning coffee and croissant combo.

  • Restaurant

    Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ | Piha

    23 Marine Parade South, Piha

    Pair low-and-slow barbecue and ice-cold brews with salty sea air — that's summer sorted.

  • Bar

    Sunset

    63-67 Nelson Street, Auckland

    Cocktails. Dancing. Sunsets. What more do you need?

  • Bar

    The Cellar Bar

    204 Quay Street, Auckland

    With in-house DJs and cocktail specialties, keep the party going at the Viaduct's new late-night cocktail bar.

  • Bar

    Bar Albert

    13 Wyndham Street, Auckland

    Sip your cocktail with sky-high city views — a jaw-dropping 38 floors up.

  • Bar

    Palmer

    1 Albert Street, Auckland

    This rooftop cocktail bar and restaurant is the jewel in the crown of the newly revamped Albert Street precinct.

  • Bar

    Atelier

    292 Karangahape Road, Auckland

    This airy and open recent addition to Karangahape is perfect for an after work brew or a romantic first date.

  • Bar

    Nanny's Eatery

    492 New North Road, Auckland

    With one of the largest rum selections in the city and only 400 metres from Eden Park, this dog-friendly spot is bringing a little spice to Kingsland.

  • News

    Navigating the Wasteland to Bring a Gaming Smash to TV: Walton Goggins, Ella Purnell and Aaron Moten Chat 'Fallout'

    Prime Video's long-awaited take on the hit post-apocalyptic game is finally here — and its three leads told us all about it.

  • News

    Godzilla Alert: A Second Season of 'Monarch: Legacy of Monsters' Is on the Way — and So Are Multiple Spinoffs

    Because there's no such thing as too many Godzilla TV shows, the 'Monsterverse' is beefing up its small-screen output.

  • News

    Coachella's 2024 Set Times Are Here So You Can Livestream Lana Del Rey, Doja Cat and No Doubt

    Without leaving the house, let alone travelling to California, you can catch Tyler, The Creator, Blur, J Balvin, Ice Spice, Reneé Rapp, Dom Dolla and more.

  • News

    Winter Feast, the Nude Solstice Swim, Genesis Owusu, Marlon Williams: Dark Mofo's 2024 Gap Year Has Them All

    The Mona Gala, a new exhibition, a multi-storey nightclub and late-night tunes are all happening in Hobart this winter, too.

  • News

    What the World Needs Now Is the First Teaser Trailer for 'Joker' Musical Sequel 'Folie à Deux'

    Joaquin Phoenix reprises his Oscar-winning role in the latest Clown Prince of Crime flick, this time joined by Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn.

  • News

    HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Sequel Series About Jon Snow Is No Longer Coming to Your Streaming Queue

    You'll be stuck knowing nothing about Jon Snow's future, with Kit Harington announcing that the series isn't going ahead.

Featured Events
  • Event

    Aotearoa High Tea in The Libraries at The Hotel Britomart

    Saturday, March 16, 2024, Saturday, April 13, 2024 and Sunday, May 12, 2024 

    The Hotel Britomart, Auckland

     Enjoy some of Aotearoa's best food in the elegant, heritage spaces of The Libraries.

  • Event

    Britomart Saturday Farmer's Market

    Saturday, April 13, 2024

    Takutai Square, Britomart., Auckland

    This weekly inner-city farmer's market sells everything from fresh produce and flowers to coffee, vegan foods, pastries, sweet buns, crepes, juices and savoury snacks.

  • Event

    Straight to Churly's

    Saturday, April 13, 2024

    Churly's Brewpub & Eatery, Auckland

    Start your adventure in Auckland with some craft beer and a nose-to-tail feast.

  • Event

    Fat Daddy's Bottomless

    Saturday, April 13, 2024

    The Elephant Wrestler, Takapuna

    How many burgers and beers can you down in 90 minutes? Find out at The Elephant Wrestler.

  • Event

    The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2023

    Saturday, December 9, 2023 - Sunday, April 28, 2024

    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Parnell

    For the 58th year, London's Natural History Museum has picked the best nature photographs — and you can view them at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

  • Event

    Pasta and Peroni Nights at The Grounds

    Sunday, April 14, 2024

    The Grounds at Whoa! Studios, Auckland

    See out the last sunny evenings of autumn with fresh pasta handmade by an ex-Baduzzi chef and ice-cold beers on tap.

  • Event

    Lovers and Castaways

    Wednesday, March 6 - Sunday, June 9, 2024

    The Pah Homestead, Auckland

    This exhibition allows visitors to experience 1980s Aotearoa through the eyes of some of New Zealand's most treasured artists.

  • Event

    Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

    Thursday, March 28 - Wednesday, April 17, 2024

    Various cinemas in Auckland, Auckland

    The fifth film in the 'Monsterverse' franchise gets Godzilla and King Kong on the same team — and sees returning filmmaker Adam Wingard again embrace fun chaos.

  • Event

    Monkey Man

    Thursday, April 4 - Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Auckland, Auckland

    Both in front of the camera and behind it, Dev Patel is a force to be reckoned with in his frenetic and thrilling feature filmmaking debut.

  • Event

    Smales Farmers Market

    Thursday, May 9, 2024

    Smales Farm, North Shore

    Auckland's newest farmers market arrives across the harbour.

  • Event

    Casa Bacardi in Auckland Viaduct

    Thursday, April 18, 2024

    Viaduct Harbour, Auckland

    Casa Bacardi has popped up on Auckland's Viaduct, but a warning to rum-lovers: its here for a good time, not a long time.

  • Event

    Yoga in the Sky

    Wednesday, March 2, 2022, Thursday, March 3, 2022, Sunday, March 6, 2022 and Wednesday, March 9, 2022 

    SkyCity Auckland, Auckland

    Take your yoga practice to a whole new level — level 51, that is.

  • Event

    Twilight Tuesdays

    Tuesday, April 16, 2024

    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Parnell

    Wander through Auckland Museum's beautifully-lit galleries after dark.

  • News

    Save the Date: Auckland Design Week Has Announced Its 2024 Lineup of Creative Talent for Its March Festival

    Come see what some of Auckland's most talented designers have to offer at this new annual event.

  • News

    Now Open: Kayu Studio Launches Furniture Showroom and Airbnb Decked Out in Its Designs

    At Kayu Casa, you can spend a weekend relaxing on one of the brand's comfy sofas before taking it home with you.

  • News

    Anew Is Selling 1500 Artist-Designed Drink Bottles to Mark the Start of Pride Month

    This is not just a drink bottle — it is a piece of art, too.

  • News

    Auckland's Harbour Bridge Will Be Lit Up with Two New Light Shows for the City's Public Holidays

    The Auckland Harbour Bridge will look a little different throughout February with new light shows for special occasions.

  • News

    Peach Fuzz Is Pantone's "Compassionate and Nurturing" Colour of the Year for 2024

    "Peach Fuzz brings belonging, inspires recalibration, and an opportunity for nurturing, conjuring up an air of calm."

Latest Guides
  • News

    Sun, Sea and Sand Adventures: Three Must-Do Adventures in Beautiful Los Cabos

    Make your trip to Mexico truly memorable and swap the Cancun craziness for the slower, more luxurious destination on the sparkling Pacific.

  • News

    Acclaimed Spanish Restaurant-Turned-Museum El Bulli Is Becoming an Airbnb for One Night Only

    Famous chef Ferran Adrià is opening up the unique spot with Mediterranean sea views for two people, and for free — but you do have to make your own way there.

  • News

    Palm Cove in North Queensland Has Been Named the Best Beach in the World by Condé Nast 'Traveller'

    Five other Australian beaches and one coastal New Zealand spot also made the cut on the full list of 34 spots, with half of the top ten hailing from Down Under.

  • News

    Sydney's Manly Beach Has Been Named the Seventh Best Beach in the World for 2024

    Tripadvisor's yearly picks also include seven Australian locations and one from NZ on its list of the South Pacific's best beaches.

  • News

    Now Open: Abstract Is the Karangahape Road Hotel Bringing a Slice of Brooklyn to Auckland

    With sleek, chic but comfortable designs, Abstract is the hotel for the younger generation of guests.

  • News

    JW Marriott Auckland Has Revealed 40 New Renovated Luxury Rooms — and You Can Be One of the First Guests

    The CBD hotel is getting a multimillion-dollar makeover and you could be one of the first guests to experience it.

Trending Bars and Restaurants
  • Restaurant

    Ada

    454 Great North Road, Auckland

    Walk through a former convent to find this Italian-inspired gem and be transported straight to Tuscany.

  • Restaurant

    Origine

    172 Quay Street, Auckland

    The magnifique French jewel in Commercial Bay's crown is the brainchild of two of the country's hospitality powerhouses Ben Bayly and Chris Martin, along with their wives.

  • Restaurant

    Soul Bar and Bistro

    Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland

    Located in the heart of Auckland's Viaduct, with arguably one of the city's most enviable terraces.

  • Restaurant

    GILT Brasserie

    2 Chancery Street, Auckland

    This European-inspired bistro is the perfect spot for a summer long lunch with a glass of wine in hand.

  • Restaurant

    Hello Beasty

    95-97 Customs Street West

    This Asian-inspired newcomer is the debut solo effort from award-winning chef Stuart Rogan.

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