Articles for Nightlife

Friday Photo: New Zealand wine

Friday Photo: New Zealand wine April 8, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
New Zealand Wine by Marie Szamborski   It’s Friday. What are you going to drink? There are some awesome alehouses and brewpubs in town. Maybe you’ve already overdone it on Thursday night and just want some coffee. But, if you are looking for something to warm your cockles with in New...

St. Patrick’s Day in Auckland

St. Patrick’s Day in Auckland March 15, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Come the 17th of March you may see a few lost Irish expats ambling round looking for something, anything to do to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Sadly for them, St. Patrick’s is not a very big event here in New Zealand. There will be no parades and none of the rivers will be dyed green. Having...

Zoo Music

Zoo Music January 11, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Every year during the summer months, Auckland Zoo hosts a series of music concerts. The fun is in being able to sit amongst the animals and listen to some great local music. Tickets cost in the range of $32- $45  and you can buy them from Ticketek or at the venue itself. The shows are a nice way to...

Coca Cola Christmas in the Park

Coca Cola Christmas in the Park December 10, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Grab your blanket and favourite picnic foods because Saturday night is New Zealand’s largest outdoor Christmas concert. The event is very popular and fun for families, groups of backpacker mates, or couples wanting to smootch in the dark (although privacy is another issue). The usual procedure...

Earth From Above: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Photography

Earth From Above: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Photography December 4, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There a wonderful exhibition going on in Aotea Square at the moment. Taking advantage of the good weather, you can walk around the 100 amazing shots by Yann Arthus-Bertrand entitled “Earth From Above”. The exhibition has a green message which becomes apparent as soon as you start looking...

Friday Photo: Rangitoto

Friday Photo: Rangitoto November 19, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
Rangitoto as viewed from Mudbrick Vineyard, Waiheke Island There are many wonderful vineyards on Waiheke Island, but a romantic dinner at Mudbrick allows you this beautiful view of Rangitoto, a dormant volcano, at sunset. Book a table in the morning (or even the day before in the busy summer season)...

New Zealand Music: Gin Wigmore

New Zealand Music: Gin Wigmore October 6, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Since the release of her debut album, Holy Smoke, in 2009 Gin Wigmore’s music has been slowly popping up everywhere in New Zealand, Australia and beyond. She has a distinctive voice the likes of which you can check out on her website or MySpace page. Once you pick up on it, you will start to recognise...