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    Lego's New 'Mona Lisa' Kit Will Let You Display Leonardo da Vinci's Masterpiece on Your Own Wall

    After turning 'The Starry Night' and 'The Great Wave' into plastic bricks, Lego is now giving another iconic painting the same treatment.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Hot chicken and even hotter jewellery have come together to celebrate the return of a KFC fan favourite.

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    New Zealand Fashion Week 2023: Kahuria Celebrated Kiwi Culture, Kiwi Bodies and Kiwi Threads

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    Maori-Owned Businesses to Try For a Traditional Wellness Experience in Tamaki Makaurau

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    Kmart's Latest Homewares Range Is Big on Coastal and Desert Oasis Vibes (Including for Pets)

    The department store's latest affordable collection heroes contrasting textures, seashell and palm silhouettes, and even includes a cactus-shaped cat scratcher.

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    IKEA Will Finally Open Its First-Ever New Zealand Store in Auckland in Late 2025

    In great news for fans of flat-pack furniture, construction has just begun on the Swedish retailer's debut site in Aotearoa.

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    Odette's Eatery

    Shed 5, City Works Depot, 90 Wellesley Street

    Between the lively chat, the excellent dishes and plotting how to run away with all the tableware, we had a wonderful time.

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    Hommey Has Launched Its First-Ever Pet Bed, Pillow and Blanket Collection — and It's Barking Adorable

    Treat your furry friends to soft memory-foam mattresses, bone-shaped pillows and cosy faux-fur blankets.

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    Kmart Has Just Unveiled All the Colourful and Cosy New Homewares You'll Want to Nab Before They Go Viral

    The department store's latest drop goes heavy on colourful hues, natural materials and vintage vibes.

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    This New Zealand Clothing Line Has Just Released a Range Dedicated to Pizza Hut's Hawaiian Pizza

    Strongly believe that pineapple belongs on pizza? Express your stance through your 'fit.

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    This Ponsonby Gym Has Extended to Become a Giant Wellness Centre with Classes, Workspaces and Massage

    In addition to three freshly fitted-out fitness studios, the new space boasts a community working area, lounge and fully-stocked kitchen.

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    Lego's New Gorgeous Floral Kits Will Let You Fill Your Home with Wildflowers That'll Never Wilt

    These colourful floral arrangements don't have a scent, but the build-your-own Lego flowers will never die.

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    Viva Magenta Is Pantone's "Powerful and Empowering" Colour of the Year for 2023

    "Viva Magenta is brave and fearless, and a pulsating colour whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative."

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    The Watchers

    Thursday, June 6 - Wednesday, June 26, 2024

    Various cinemas in Auckland, Auckland

    With this intriguing gothic-tinged horror film, Ishana Night Shyamalan makes her feature directorial debut and lives up to her surname.

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    Lego's Stunning New 'Great Wave' Set Will Let You Recreate Hokusai's Masterpiece at Home

    Hang an iconic Japanese artwork on your wall — made out of plastic bricks.

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    Golden Goose Is the New Fashion Store in Newmarket That Will Have an Artist Draw on Your Clothes

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    Standard Issue Has Just Opened a Chic New Wellington Store in the Old Bank Arcade

    The famously eco-friendly and sustainable New Zealand brand has set up shop in the capital's iconic heritage building .

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    These Matakana Sisters Have Launched a Luxe Personalised Gifting Service Championing Local Brands

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    Now Trending: Regencycore

    One of the hottest trends of the year takes its inspiration from the past — about 200 years, to be exact.

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    Now Trending: Think Pink

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    General Collective's Giant Christmas Market Returns This Month to a Brand-New Waterfront Venue

    Get a jump on your Christmas shopping and browse more than 100 stalls from local designers and creatives.

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    The Newness: Explore the Hottest Trends of Right Now

    Looking to nail the hottest trends of the moment? You're in the right place.

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    Now Trending: Coastal Grandma

    Emulate that fresh-from-the-garden carefree existence that is refreshingly far from 'trendy'.

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    Now Trending: The Grunge Revival

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    Spirit Specialist Kurtis Bosley Shares Three Unexpectedly Brilliant Whisky Cocktail Pairings

    We got all the intel on the best bites to accompany three standout whiskey concoctions (and nabbed the recipes for the drinks too).

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    Luxe Threads and Smooth Sips: Eight Outstanding Gifts for a Dad That Enjoys the Finer Things in Life

    Whether it's your dad, father figure, leading legend or simply someone you'd like to spoil, here's a roundup of premium gifts to give this September.

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    A New High-Rise Apartment Building With a Ground Floor Food Market Is Coming to Auckland

    Due for completion in 2027, the new 55-level residential tower will offer health and wellness facilities, a sprawling gourmet food market and of course, a prime inner-city Federal Street location.

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    Now Trending: Shoot For the Stars

    The Black Eyed Peas said it best: you're so 2008, I'm so 3000 and late.

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    We spent two years sitting on the couch in our PJs. Now we're back out in the world, it's time to bring the noise baby.

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    KFC Has Launched a Range of Ugly Mid-Winter Jumpers So You Can Stay Cosy While Eating Your Chicken

    For those of us who consider a bucket of chicken the perfect mid-winter warmer.

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    The Guest Edit: Sheet Society Founder Hayley Worley Talks the Biggest Colour and Pattern Trends of 2022

    Owner of Sheet Society and design extraordinaire Hayley Worley chatted to Concrete Playground about all colour trends you need to be across this year.

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    Kmart Has Unveiled All the New Boho and Beachy Homewares You'll Want to Fill Your House With ASAP

    The department store's affordable August Living range goes heavy on pastel hues, natural materials and coloured glass.

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