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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.

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    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.

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    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 Guides
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    Save the Date: US Favourite Popeyes Fried Chicken Is Touching Down in Auckland This April

    Calling all fried chicken lovers: It's been a long time coming, but Popeyes is finally moving in to Aotearoa.

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    Now Open: Sip Elemental Distillers' Award-Winning Spirits at Its New Tasting Room, The Gin Shack

    Just outside of Blenheim's main drag, you'll find the Gin Shack — serving up the World's Best London Dry Gin for 2023.

  • News

    Voting for New Zealand's Top 50 Gastropubs Is Now Open — Here's How to Vote for Your Favourite

    The list will be determined by the people who know gastropubs best: all us pub-going New Zealanders.

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    Krispy Kreme Is Giving Swifties (and Everyone) a Free Doughnut Today If You Head in Wearing Friendship Bracelets

    Whether you're lucky enough to be seeing the 'Eras' tour or not, you'll find some happiness in the form of free doughnuts.

  • News

    New Zealand's Coromandel Distilling Co Has Taken Out Five Gold Medals at the 2024 World Gin Awards

    The microdistillery took home the gold medal in all five categories that its award-winning gin was entered in.

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    Now Open: Advieh Is Auckland's New Go-To Eatery for Middle Eastern Food with a Twist

    Located in downtown Auckland with stunning views of Waitematā Harbour, Advieh is sure to become a dining hotspot.

Latest Places
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    Calling All Vino Lovers: Hawke's Bay Food and Wine Classic Has Announced Its 2024 Program

    The recently appointed Great Wine Capital is eager to show why it is considered the best of the best.

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    Now Open: Rosella Is Mount Victoria's Newest Neighbourhood Wine Bar

    The windy suburb has a brand new neighbourhood eatery serving up a bold fusion of flavours and European tipples.

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    Whittaker's Is Releasing a Limited-Edition Easter Chocolate Inspired by the Humble Hot Cross Bun

    You've heard of a chocolate hot cross bun, but what about a hot cross bun in chocolate form?

  • Guide

    The Ten Best Restaurants in Auckland

    From a famously fabulous modern Indian eatery to an Italian-inspired nook on K' Road — these are the Auckland restaurants we'd recommend to a friend (you, dear reader).

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    Fish 'n' Chips and Cheese Platters: Rush Munro's Four New Flavours Turn Kiwi Summer Staples Into Ice Creams

    Have you ever wanted to eat an ice cream that tastes like a cheese platter? Here's your chance.

  • News

    Here's What's Open in Wellington for Christmas Day Eats and Drinks in 2023

    Spend Christmas enjoying delicious food with friends and family, and leave the clean-up to someone else.

Latest Events
  • Event

    Late Night with the Devil

    Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, May 1, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Led by a hypnotic David Dastmalchian as a talk-show host, this found-footage standout set in the 70s is an Aussie horror delight.

  • Event

    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.

  • Event

    Monkey Man

    Thursday, April 4 - Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Both in front of the camera and behind it, Dev Patel is a force to be reckoned with in his frenetic and thrilling feature filmmaking debut.

  • Event

    Civil War

    Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, May 1, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Author-turned-filmmaker Alex Garland adds another unforgettable movie to his directorial resume, diving into a divided America with Kirsten Dunst playing a war photojournalist.

  • Event

    Flora and Fizz at QT Wellington

    Saturday, February 10 - Sunday, May 5, 2024

    QT Wellington, Wellington

    Indulge in Perrier-Jouët's best drops at QT Wellington's Gallery Lounge.

  • Event

    Challengers

    Thursday, April 18 - Wednesday, May 8, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    For 'Call Me By Your Name' director Luca Guadagnino, Zendaya, Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist star in a smash of a tennis- and love triangle-fuelled drama.

  • Event

    The First Omen

    Thursday, April 4 - Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    The 70s-started horror franchise gets one of its best films yet in this prequel, which boasts a wealth of unnerving imagery and a committed lead performance.

  • Event

    Love Lies Bleeding

    Thursday, April 4 - Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Kristen Stewart plunges into a wild 80s-set tale of love, lust, blood and violence in the latest standout from 'Saint Maud' filmmaker Rose Glass.

  • Event

    Abigail

    Thursday, April 18 - Wednesday, May 8, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    The directors of 'Ready or Not' turn their attention to monster movies in this deliciously entertaining heist-meets-vampire flick.

  • News

    The First-Ever Top 50 New Zealand Gastropub Awards Will Reward Aotearoa's Best Places for a Bite with a Pint

    The list will be determined by the people who know gastropubs best: New Zealanders.

  • News

    Now Open: Ayrburn Is Arrowtown's New Food and Wine Paradise That's Five Venues in One (Plus More to Come)

    The once-successful sheep farm has been restored and turned into a new venue, ready for locals and tourists to enjoy all summer.

  • News

    Coming Soon: Aryeh Is Piha's New 89-Seater Beachside Eatery From Chef Lucas Parkinson

    This restaurant is a welcome addition to the seaside town, opening its doors on Saturday, December 2 just in time for summer.

  • News

    Heineken Has Launched a New Beer — and It's Using Science to Decide If You Like It More Than the Original

    Heineken is taking away the tricky decision of which beer to drink, and using science to determine the answer.

  • News

    Whittaker's Is Releasing a Super-Festive Limited-Edition Candy Cane Block for Christmas

    Warning: this Christmas-themed, crunchy chocolate may cause you to drool.

  • News

    Cheers: Pals Is Adding Two Types of Margarita and a Gin Citrus Twist to Its Canned Cocktail Range

    Surprise! Three new drinks have been added to the Pals' family — and this time, they involve tequila.

  • News

    Important Dessert Alert: Krispy Kreme Is Finally Slinging Its Vegan-Friendly Doughnuts Down Under

    The new apple custard crumble flavour is here to stay — and you can tuck into a limited-edition fudge brownie variety until early December.

  • News

    McDonald's Is Giving Away One Million Chicken Nuggets Across New Zealand for One Day Only

    If you like your fast food cheap, a different deal will land every day throughout November.

  • News

    Proper Crisps Has Made a Big Change to One Key Ingredient Thanks to Our Mates Across the Ditch

    Following widespread damage to kūmara crops across Aotearoa, Proper Crisps is temporarily switching to sweet potato.

  • News

    Krispy Kreme Will Give You a Free Doughnut If You Head to One of Its Stores in Costume on Halloween

    What's better than sweet glazed doughnuts? Free sweet glazed doughnuts for getting spooky.

  • News

    Now Open: Gallery Lounge Is QT Wellington's New Gin Bar with Art, Build-Your-Own Drinks and Live Music

    This opulent space brings together art and gin on the hotel's ground floor — and it does a daily martini hour.

  • News

    There's Another Pal in Town: The Beige One Is the NZ Beverage Brand's Summery New Guava and Lime Sip

    No longer an April Fool's gag, this new RTD tones down the packaging but doesn't skimp on flavour.

  • News

    DoorDash Is Teaming Up with Local Restaurants to Deliver Top-Secret Eats Across New Zealand

    The food delivery app is collaborating with eateries from all over Aotearoa to bring cheap but exclusive eats to New Zealanders.

  • News

    Coming Soon: TALA Is New Zealand's First-Ever Restaurant Dedicated to Modern Samoan Cuisine

    This newcomer is set to fill a gaping hole in Auckland's food offerings, serving up traditional dishes with a modern twist.

  • News

    Help the Ocean by Drinking Vino: Eco-Conscious Wine Label The Hidden Sea Has Launched in New Zealand

    Here's how you can help save the environment by drinking one bottle of wine at a time.

  • News

    One80's Goan Chicken Ros Pao Has Taken Out Wellington On a Plate's Best Burger for 2023

    Spicy chicken curry and chickpea gravy might not grace your traditional cheese burger — but the Goan Chicken Ros Pao is here to convince you that it should.

  • News

    The Best Ways to Celebrate Your Dad This Father's Day (or Any Day)

    Let's be real — your dad doesn't want another pair of socks.

  • News

    Krispy Kreme Has Brought Back Its Doughnut-Inspired Dog Biscuits for Very Good Boys and Girls

    Available in six flavours, the chain's doggie doughnuts have returned to celebrate International Dog Day.

  • News

    The Wait Is Over: Nelson Street Restaurant East Is Launching Auckland's First All-Vegan Yum Cha

    For the first time ever, vegans won't have to miss out on the yum cha fun, with three-hour sittings running every Sunday from September.

  • News

    The Five Best Spots for Yum Cha in Wellington

    From trays of classic dim sum to roast duck and egg tarts — here's where to experience the city's best Cantonese brunches.

  • News

    Ex-'My Kitchen Rules' Host Gareth Stewart Is InterContinental Auckland's Offical Partner Chef

    The luxury hotel, due for completion in late 2023, is partnering with the renowned chef to create its new signature restaurant.

  • News

    Intercontinental Wellington's GPO Restaurant Is Giving NZ Fresh Produce a European and Mediterranean Spin

    Executive chef Carl Maunder brings high-end hotel dining to the capital.

  • News

    Duck Island and The Avo Tree Are Teaming Up on a Limited-Edition Avocado Rice Bubble Ice Cream

    Forget avocado on toast — it's avocado ice cream's time to shine.

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