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  • Negroni Week at QT

    Thursday 1st September - Friday 30th September
    @ Various locations around New Zealand

  • Hitchcock's 'North by Northwest' Is Coming to the Auckland Stage and Starring a Bevvy of Local Celebs

    'Westside's' Antonia Prebble and 'Shortland Street's' Ryan O'Kane are taking the titular roles in the new production — with the cast list reading like a who's who of local talent.

  • The Last Supermoon of 2022 Will Be Visible in the Skies Down Under Tonight (and Tomorrow Morning)

    Take a gander at August's 'sturgeon' full moon, which'll peak at 11.35 am AEST on Friday, August 12.

  • Israeli Chef Yotam Ottolenghi Is Finally Bringing His Latest Speaking Tour Down Under in 2023

    The trailblazing chef, author and restaurateur's chef will head to Australia and New Zealand in January.

  • The Cosiest Wellington Bars to Warm Up in During Winter

    Get out of the winter windchill and warm up with a bold red or spiced cocktail at one of these local haunts.

  • 2022's Biggest Supermoon Has Hit the Skies Down Under — and It'll Be Visible Until Friday Morning

    Spend tonight looking up.

  • Wellington's First Movenpick Hotel Has Just Opened with a Signature Daily Chocolate Hour

    With chocolate treats galore and ice cream sundaes available 24/7, this new hotel offering in the heart of Wellington is offering sweet-toothed travellers the stay of dreams.

  • Creative Powerhouses the Katayanagi Twins on Their Favourite Spots in Auckland

    From brews to views, the powerhouse creative duo share their favourite spots in the city.

  • Eight New Zealand Hair Salons to Hit Up When You're Prepping for a Big Event

    Here's where you need to go when you want to look good (as hell).

  • Krispy Kreme Is Giving Away a Massive 10,000 Free Doughnuts This Friday

    What's better than sweet glazed doughnuts? Free sweet glazed doughnuts.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Room

    Friday 4th June
    @ The Roxy Cinema

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