• News

    Where to Find Vegetarian Food in Auckland

    From a vegan bakery to a plant-based burger joint — here are eight spots where meat isn't missed.

  • News

    Concrete Playground's 2018 Autumn Reading List

    Seven books to binge without the call of summer.

  • Event


    Friday, December 1 - Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Aotea Centre

    Ideas worth spreading from a blade runner, a Microsoft problem solver and a recently-stabbed eco-warrior.

  • News

    The Best Places for Melbourne Cup Festivities in Auckland

    If you can't quite make it to the real thing.

  • News

    The Best Things to Do in Auckland Before Payday

    There's no reason to stay cooped up at home when the cash isn't flowing.

  • Event

    Cinema Italiano

    Thursday, August 31 - Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Bridgeway cinema, Northcote

    Pizza, espresso and warm Italian nights in the comfort of the CBD.

  • Event

    Red Bull Sound Select: LE1f, Dbldbl and Meer

    Friday, August 25, 2017

    Galatos, Newton

    Maximum bangers for minimum buck.

  • Event

    A French Affair

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Scarecrow, Auckland

    A night of le vin, fromage and escargot.

  • News

    A Guide to Sustainable Restaurants in Auckland

    Whet your appetite and save the planet at these eco-friendly eateries.

  • Event

    Fancy New Band

    Friday, May 26, 2017

    The Kings Arms, Newton

    95bFM's annual music showcase turns ten.

  • Event

    The APO: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    Sunday, July 2, 2017

    Spark Arena, Auckland

    The sound of magic.

  • News

    Concrete Playground's Picks for the 2017 Auckland Writers Festival

    Not strictly for the bookish and writing obsessed.

  • Event

    Best Comedy Show on Earth

    Sunday, May 7 and Sunday, May 14, 2017 

    SkyCity Theatre, Auckland

    A laugh-studded lineup to send you into stitches.

  • Bar

    The Barnacle

    228 Orakei Road, Orakei/Remuera

    The folks at Brothers Beer make their foray into the world of fine dining.

  • News

    The Ten Best Special Occasion Restaurants in Auckland

    For those with an anniversary, birthday, graduation or 'because you're awesome' day coming up.

  • Event

    Bowie. Starman

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Aotea Centre

    The APO's star-dusted tribute to 'the man who fell to earth'.

  • Event

    The Pixies

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Spark Arena, Auckland

    Expect a hit-filled performance from the jarring rock band.

  • Event


    Saturday, February 18, 2017

    The Trusts Arena, Auckland

    Your last chance to get irie.

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