• News

    Smoky Success: Smoking Meats, Roasting Treats and Other Eats with One Machine

    Making a delicious meal just got easier (and quicker).

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    Taste Test: The Weirdest (and Best) Homemade Ice Cream Flavours for Your Next Shindig

    Raid your pantry to create some of the kookiest sweet treats ever.

  • News

    Eleven Australian Eateries Have Been Named on the World's 101 Best Steak Restaurants List for 2024

    Sydney and Melbourne are officially home to Australia's best steak restaurants — with the Harbour City's Margaret coming in third.

  • 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.

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

    Rosella

    18 Majoribanks Street, Wellington

    This stylish and casual addition to the Mount Victoria neighbourhood delivers bold flavours and great wine.

  • Restaurant

    The Little Cookie Shop - CLOSED

    45 Tory Street, Wellington

    This WOAP pop-up is sticking around and slinging the fudgiest cookies in the game.

  • Restaurant

    Chaat Street

    99 Victoria Street, Wellington

    This former pop-up is now slinging delicious South Asian street food out of a permanent location.

  • Restaurant

    Liberty Restaurant

    227 Cuba Street, Wellington

    Enjoy a leisurely brunch with friends or pop in for a light bite at the bar — this elegant and contemporary new addition to Cuba Street has it all.

  • Bar

    Kisa

    195 Cuba Street, Wellington

    Starting as a pop-up last year, Kisa is now a permanent fixture on Cuba Street, offering mezze plates of delicious smoky flavours.

  • Bar

    The Champagneria

    8 Courtenay Place, Wellington

    In the famous words of Mark Twain, "too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right."

  • Bar

    Auntie Social Lounge

    4 Rintoul Street, Wellington

    A funky fresh new spot has arrived in Newton, with red velvet booths, lava lamps and retro furniture.

  • Bar

    Graze Wine Bar

    95 Upland Road, Wellington

    With only 22 seats and a menu showcasing locally sourced and sustainable eats, this neighbourhood wine bar is the place to bring a date, a friend or good book.

  • Bar

    Boneface Tavern

    13 Pirie Street, Wellington

    The Upper Hutt brewers now have an inner-city location, with fresh Boneface beers on tap, delicious bites and, of course, killer tunes all night long.

  • Bar

    Kisa

    195 Cuba Street, Wellington

    Starting as a pop-up last year, Kisa is now a permanent fixture on Cuba Street, offering mezze plates of delicious smoky flavours.

  • Bar

    Waitoa Victoria Street

    175 Victoria Street, Wellington

    Hataitai's nano brewery has opened a second bar in the heart of the city.

  • News

    HBO Has Renewed 'House of the Dragon' for a Third Season of Targaryen Feuds Ahead of Season Two's Arrival

    More of this hugely popular 'Game of Thrones' prequel is coming — and not just when the second season hits.

  • News

    Break Out the Marmalade Sandwiches: Everyone's Favourite Bear Is Back in the First 'Paddington in Peru' Trailer

    The Amazon rainforest awaits in the third film in this page-to-screen franchise, with Olivia Colman and Antonio Banderas joining the cast.

  • News

    Say Goodbye to 'The Boys': Prime Video's Superhero Satire Is Ending After Its Fifth Season

    The streaming series was renewed before season four even arrives — and now showrunner Eric Kripke has announced that the following season will be its last.

  • News

    When Splashing Horror Across the Screen Is in Your Genes: Ishana Night Shyamalan Chats 'The Watchers'

    After first making an imprint as a director and writer on 'Servant', Ishana Night Shyamalan carries on the family tradition with her debut horror movie.

  • News

    Apple TV+ Has Just Dropped Your First Look at the Second Seasons of 'Severance' and 'Silo'

    They don't have release dates yet, but new episodes of the two sci-fi hits are finally on the way — and this calls for a waffle party.

  • News

    Dolly Parton Has Announced a Broadway Musical Based on Her Life So Start Begging for It to Please Come Down Under

    Set to debut in New York in 2026, this new stage show will step through the icon's story and career — and Parton has written new songs for it.

Featured Events
  • Event

    Zealandia Day Tours

    Friday, June 21, 2024

    Zealandia, Wellington

    Get out of the house and into a much-needed dose of nature, accompanied by birdsong from native creatures like takahē, kākā and little spotted kiwi.

  • Event

    The Watchers

    Thursday, June 6 - Wednesday, June 26, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

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

  • Event

    Gnocchi Gnights

    Thursday, June 27, 2024

    1154 Pastaria, Wellington

    Because what better way to celebrate Thursday than with a big, cheesy bowl of pillowy potato goodness?

  • Event

    Paintvine: After Dark

    Wednesday, June 26, 2024

    LeRoy's Bar, Wellington

    Stay hydrated between brush strokes.

  • Event

    Koha Yoga

    Sunday, June 23, 2024

    Awhi Yoga & Wellbeing, Wellington

    Exercise your mind, body and soul (and support the local community) for pocket change.

  • Event

    Eva Beva's $1 Chicken Wings

    Tuesday, June 25, 2024

    Eva Beva, Wellington

    Dig out your loose change for this weekly chicken happy hour.

  • Event

    Musical Punch Over Lunch

    Thursday, June 27, 2024

    Old St Paul, Pipitea

    Take your lunch away from the office — instead scoff it while enjoying a lineup of musical acts.

  • News

    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.

  • 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

    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."

  • News

    KFC and NZ Jewellery Designer Nick Von K Have Joined Forces on a Range of Luxe Chicken-Inspired Necklaces

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

Latest Guides
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    Find Out Why California Is the Ultimate Playground, No Matter How You Like To Travel

    Whatever kind of traveller you are, California is the playground for you.

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    Cruising the Coast: Six Stunning Seaside Stops For a California Roadtrip

    Few coastlines are as iconic as that of the Golden State.

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    From Towering Redwoods to Vast Salt Plains, Here Are the Must-See Natural Wonders on a California Road Trip

    The Golden State specialises in all things natural beauty with record-setting, jaw-dropping wonders everywhere you look.

  • News

    Coming Soon: QT Is Opening the Chain's First Hotel Outside of Australia and New Zealand in Singapore

    From September 2024, you can check in at this 134-room Singapore hotel with a rooftop bar and pool right next to the Lau Pa Sat hawker centre.

  • News

    From the 'Up' House to Prince's 'Purple Rain' Mansion, Airbnb's New Icons Listings Go Big on Pop Culture-Themed Stays

    Thanks to the first 11 listings, you can also step inside 'X-Men ’97', sleep in the 'Inside Out 2' headquarters and be hosted by Doja Cat.

  • Feature

    A Beginner's Guide to the Greek Islands

    Salty swims in turquoise waters, halloumi cooked to perfection (no squeaks here, thanks) and seemingly eternal sunshine? Welcome to your next Greek Island holiday.

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