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Sarah Templeton

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Sarah Templeton

  • Summer Session at the Basin 2023

    Saturday 4th March
    @ Basin Reserve

  • New Zealand Pop-Punk Band Goodnight Nurse Are Reuniting to Open for My Chemical Romance Next Month

    Start practising your scream-singing — Joel Little, Jaden Parkes and Rowan Crowe are heading back to the stage.

  • 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.

  • The Iconic Chateau Tongariro Is Shutting Its Doors This Week After Almost 100 Years

    The hotel's last day of operation will be Sunday, February 5.

  • Rainbow Celebration Big Gay Out Is Returning as Part of Auckland Pride Festival This Month

    The city's harbourside celebration of rainbow diversity is back, baby.

  • The Auckland Lantern Festival Has Been Cancelled (Again) Amid Weather Warnings Across the City

    The city's biggest cultural event hasn't been held since 2019 — and now we'll be waiting another year.

  • 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.

  • Shapeshifter-Headlined Festival Whangamata Beach Break Just Got Canned Due to the Crap Weather

    "We're gutted, frustrated and in disbelief."

  • A Weekender's Guide to Rotorua in New Zealand's North Island

    This famously sulphur-scented town offers far more than just zorbing — visitors can expect rich cultural experiences, delicious dining, and more than a little bit of mud.

  • Duck Island Has Teamed Up With Micro-Bakery Mor to Create a Delicious Almond Croissant Ice Cream

    Thought nothing could beat your morning almond croissant and coffee combo? Think again.

  • CubaDupa's First Lineup of Performers, Artists and Ensembles in March Has Been Unveiled

    Expect modern soul magicians, genre-bending storytellers, giant orchestras, art installations and more.

  • Drum and Bass Star Wilkinson Is Returning to New Zealand for a Nationwide Tour This Autumn

    The golden boy of drum and bass is coming back to his "second home" and playing five shows across the country.

  • Supreme Is Releasing a Range of Canned Iced Coffee So You Can Stay Caffeinated on the Run

    The three new flavours are ready to be packed into gym bags, picnic baskets and chilly bins this summer.

  • Suburban Bakery Little French Cafe Just Got a Shout Out in 'The New York Times' for its Pastries

    With two spots, one in Mount Albert and one in Point Chevalier, Little French Cafe was praised for having pastries that "rival Paris' best".

  • Nostalgia Alert: You Can See Suzy Cato Perform at Auckland Folk Fest This Weekend

    The four-day festival is returning for its 50th year — with a very special headliner.

  • It's Easy Being Green: How to Have the Ultimate Eco-Friendly Day Out in Auckland This Summer

    It's time to play (clean, green) tourist in your own city.

  • Auckland Pride Festival Returns for 2023 in February with a Stacked (and Colourful) Lineup

    The four-week festival is loaded with over 100 events — showcasing music, theatre, visual arts, drag, comedy and literature.

  • Zealandia Twilight Tours

    Saturday 1st October - Friday 31st March
    @ Zealandia

  • Matakana Festival Summer Haze Has Been Canned Thanks to Heavy Weather Warnings

    Heavy rain warnings and strong winds mean festival organisers have had to pull the plug.

  • It Looks Like Some of Our Favourite Auckland Bars Are Being Sold — So Their Future Is Uncertain

    Come February, you might be forced to pour one out for Danny Doolan's.

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