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We’ve Found 8 Of The Best Chinese Restaurants In Hamilton

Bowl of dumplings in broth from Chinese restaurant in Hamilton.
Consider Friday night feasts for the next eight weeks sorted.

Dial-Up Summer With 10 Of The Best Things To Do In Hamilton

Surrealist gardens at Hamilton Gardens.
Hamilton

If there’s one way to make our favourite season even better, this is it.

Spend Consciously At Hamilton’s Best Sustainable Stores

Colourful items and a rack of vintage clothing from FOUND store in Hamilton.
Hamilton

This is the definition of feel-good shopping.

Fill Your Cup With Hamilton's Best Creative Boutiques and Galleries

Inside Soul Gallery in Hamilton.
Hamilton

This is one sure-fire way to soak up the city's artistic energy.

Get Your Foodie Fix At Hamilton’s Best Healthy Eateries

Person holding healthy bowl of muesli from Frank, Hamilton.
Hamilton

Sink a superfood smoothie or smash back a vegan feast as you eat your way around the ‘Tron’s wholesome food scene.

We celebrate the neat restaurants, cafes, shops, and galleries around New Zealand. Whether you're a local or visiting you'll find something on Neat Places to tickle your fancy.

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Dine Around the World At Palmerston North’s Best Eateries

Interior view of Libre, Palmerston North.
No passport needed, just a big appetite.

Get to Know the Culinary Curiosities of South Canterbury

Gin being poured into a shot glass at Humdinger Gin Distillery.
South Canterbury

While famous for its sheep runs and hardy shepherds, South Canterbury has far more to offer than farming and vast plains. The picturesque landscape of the region is filled with fertile soil and fittingly home to a huge number of innovative producers and makers of consumable goodness.

Taranaki for the Summer

Choose to run, rave or rev around Taranaki this summer.

Score The Inside Scoop On New Zealand’s Best Ice Cream And Gelato Spots

Two ice creams in holder at Utopia Ice, Christchurch.
Auckland

Because ice cream is categorically the best thing about summer.

CHC Institutions We Love

Lots of people sitting outside at Smash Palace, Christchurch.
Christchurch & Canterbury

Still going strong after 10 plus years, and there's a whole multitude of reasons why.

New and Notable

Paddy McNaughton's

Exterior of Paddy McNaughton's, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A pint-sized pub has been created in honour of Paddy McNaughton. In the early 1800s, he was shipped halfway around the world for stealing an orange. Paddy would feel right at home here in the 21st-century rendition of an old Irish alehouse, and not just because it’s his namesake.

Mr T's Baked Goods & Eatery

Close up of baguettes for sale at Mr T's Baked Goods and Eatery, Auckland.
Place Auckland

A trip to

DEVàl Boutique

Woman placing garment back on the rack at DEVàl Boutique, Wānaka.
Place Wānaka

DEVàL’s story is one of family, tragedy and triumph.

La Voute

Vintage chair with retro painting of clown's face behind it at La Voute, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

La Voute, French for "The Vault" certainly lives up to its name. While the showroom for this vintage furniture and homewares shop may be a little off the beaten path, it only makes the underground space feel even more transportive.

Mr Mod

Pair of white armchairs at Mr Mod, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Heading out of the city centre and into the suburbs, you’ll pass by many a corner store, visible from multiple approaches and stocked with essential items.

Smith's Bookshop

Woman looking at books at Smith's Bookshop, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Tucked away in the elegant corridors of The Tannery, you’ll...

Eliza's Manor

Bedroom at Eliza's Manor, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Eliza's Manor is a luxury lodge hidden in the heart of Christchurch. Providing outstanding accommodation and dining from the restaurateurs behind Miro.

The Yellow Door Café

The Yellow Door exterior in Timaru.
Place South Canterbury

One of the latest additions to Timaru’s café scene, The Yellow Door at the high end of Stafford Street is hard to miss.

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