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  • Eight of the Best Ramen Spots Around Auckland for When You Need to Warm Your Bones

    Because you can't beat a giant bowl of piping-hot bowl of noodles and broth when the weather gets cold.

  • Elemental Nights

    Friday 15th July - Friday 29th July
    @ Auckland Town Hall

  • Five Ways You Can Commemorate ANZAC Day in Auckland

    Tip your hat by rising early to conquer a volcano, catch a light show on the Harbour Bridge or explore a free exhibition dedicated to our rich ANZAC history.

  • Seven Hotels in Sydney's CBD for When You Want to Treat Yourself to an Australian City Break

    Looking for a hotel that'll make you feel good about hitting snooze? We've found it.

  • Assembly Label's Online Warehouse Sale

    Monday 7th March - Wednesday 9th March
    @ Online

  • Five Stunning Locally Made Jigsaw Puzzles for When Boredom Strikes (Again)

    Got too much time to kill? Instead of flicking on the TV, give these beautiful, brain-tickling gems a go.

  • The Impressive Geminids Meteor Shower Will Be Visible in New Zealand This Month

    The spectacular starry event only happens once a year — and it'll be at its peak overnight between December 14 and 15.

  • Six Simple Whisky Serves for Every Type of Event You'll Be Hosting This Summer

    These easy-to-make tipples will impress no matter the occasion.

  • MOTAT Drive-In Christmas Movies

    Friday 24th December
    @ MOTAT

  • The Historic Leonids Meteor Shower Is Soaring Through the Sky This Month

    Head outside and look up.

  • Six of the Most Entertaining Podcasts to Listen to Now According to Our Writers

    Chuck on your favourite pair of headphones and give your brain a treat.

  • A Letter From Concrete Playground's Editors

    This is your spot for feel-good stories, COVID-safe recommendations and informative news — without the doomsday spin.

  • The Best Books to Keep You Entertained According to Our Writers

    Treat yourself to a literary feast with our writers' favourite books, novels and non-fiction.

  • Six Spots to Enjoy Bottomless Boozy Brunch in Auckland

    Start your weekend with unlimited bubbly, beer, vino and cocktails (and ruin all regular brunches forever).

  • Banff Mountain Film Festival 2021 Tour

    Thursday 24th June
    @ SkyCity Theatre

  • Everything You Need to Know About 2021's Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower

    This spectacular starry event only happens once a year — here's how you can get a glimpse.

  • Taco Bell Is Handing Out Free Crunchy Tacos at Every NZ Store This Week

    For one day only.

  • We're Giving Away a Set Menu Experience for Four at East

    The Asian-inspired vegetarian restaurant has expanded its offerings to include both express lunch and set menus.

  • We're Giving Away a $200 Voucher to Try Mexico's New Menu

    The restaurant has refreshed its lineup of Mexican street snacks, sides and tacos for the colder months.

  • Everything You Need to Know About 2021's Lyrids Meteor Shower

    Head away from the city lights — or even out to your backyard or balcony — and look up.

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