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    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.

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    Nine Grown-Up Easter Treats to Hunt Down Across Aotearoa

    You're never too old for this Easter hunt.

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    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.

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    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

    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

    Nicolas Cage Wants His Surfboard Back in the Tense First Clip From Australian Thriller 'The Surfer'

    The inimitable actor plays an Aussie expat returning home after years in the US, only to find himself in a battle with group of local surfers.

  • News

    Here's Your First Look at 'The Last of Us' Season Two If You're Not Already Hanging Out for the HBO Hit's 2025 Return

    Joel and Ellie are back in these debut images from the game-to-TV smash's upcoming second season.

  • News

    'Dune' Prequel TV Series 'Prophecy' Will Hit Your Streaming Queue This Spring — and It Has a Trailer

    This six-episode series is set amid the Bene Gesserit 10,000 years before the birth of Paul Atreides.

  • News

    You're Off to See the Witches: The Full Gravity-Defying Trailer for the First 'Wicked' Movie Is Here

    Bringing the Broadway sensation to cinemas, Ariana Grande plays Glinda and Cynthia Erivo sports Elphaba's shades of green.

  • News

    Prime Video Has Renewed 'The Boys' for a Fifth Season Before Season Four Even Starts Streaming

    This superhero satire isn't done telling its tale of "politics, capitalism, family and exploding genitalia" just yet.

  • News

    'WandaVision' Spinoff 'Agatha All Along' Will Get Witchy in Your Streaming Queue From September

    If you loved Agatha Harkness in 'WandaVision' — and Kathryn Hahn in the part — Marvel and Disney+ understand.

Featured Events
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    Zealandia Day Tours

    Saturday, May 18, 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.

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    Ahsin Ahsin: Turbo Croc 2.0

    Saturday, February 3 - Sunday, May 19, 2024

    City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

    Prepare to step into an alternative world at this mind-bending exhibition.

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    Back to Black

    Thursday, May 2 - Wednesday, May 22, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Amy Winehouse was anything but formulaic, but the same can't be said about this by-the-numbers biopic about the British singer.

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    Boy Kills World

    Thursday, May 2 - Wednesday, May 22, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Bill Skarsgård makes a mesmerising action star in this cartoonishly OTT revenge flick that's produced by iconic 'Evil Dead' filmmaker Sam Raimi.

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    Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

    Thursday, May 9 - Wednesday, May 29, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    More than half a century after the first film, Hollywood's paws are still on this sci-fi franchise — and this is a thoughtful and engaging new instalment.

  • Event

    Koha Yoga

    Sunday, May 19, 2024

    Awhi Yoga & Wellbeing, Wellington

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

  • Event

    Gnocchi Gnights

    Thursday, May 23, 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, May 22, 2024

    LeRoy's Bar, Wellington

    Stay hydrated between brush strokes.

  • Event

    Eva Beva's $1 Chicken Wings

    Tuesday, May 21, 2024

    Eva Beva, Wellington

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

  • Event

    Musical Punch Over Lunch

    Thursday, May 23, 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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    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.

  • 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.

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