Looking for something to do? Whether you’re a local, new in town or just passing through, we’ve rounded up the best things happening across New Zealand – from neighbourhood parties to restaurant pop-ups, boutique festivals and more.

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Hayes Common x Peregrine Wines

Thursday 18 April
6:00pm

Hamilton
$130pp

Celebrate the best of Central Otago as Peregrine Wines heads to Hayes Common in Hamilton for a shared plate dinner, matched with five wines from this prestigious vineyard.

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Experience Vintage at The Boneline

Friday 19 April
Starts 11:00am

Christchurch & Canterbury
$120 ($50 for Wine Club Members)

The second-ever Experience Vintage at The Boneline day is going down in North Canterbury. Hosted by Jack, enjoy an in-depth adventure around the site as well as a harvest lunch and wine tasting.

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Fresh Hop at Canyon Brewing

Saturday 20 April
From 1:00pm

Queenstown

To celebrate Fresh Hop Season, Canyon Brewing will be hosting a line-up of NZ craft breweries from far and wide, including Beer Baroness, Parrotdog, Searchlight, Canyon (obviously) and many more. Head to their spot in Arthurs Point for an afternoon of beer tasting and live music.

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Zwanze Day at Garage Project

Saturday 20 April
11:30am – 1:30pm

Wellington
$80

Calling all lambic beer enthusiasts! Garage Project is hosting a private tasting session, showcasing the world of Cantillon's spontaneously fermented beers. Missed out on a ticket? Not to worry – Garage Project will open their doors to the public from 2pm so everyone can enjoy a taste of these unique brews.

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Monday Night Canteen at Tokki

Every Monday (15 April – 3 June)
From 5:30pm

Auckland

Tokki, a modern Korean restaurant in Auckland, will be hosting a special Canteen event every Monday, showcasing a different menu each week. Starts 15 April until 3 June.

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Mr. Pickles x Artigiano Imports

Wednesday 24 April
6:30pm

Hamilton
Wine Only $65 // Wine & Food $130

Fly off to Italy for the night as Mr Pickles and Artigiano Imports get together for an Italian-inspired feast. Sip wine in the laneway, or add on a five-course menu courtesy of head chef JK Baek.

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Songwriter Society

Thursday 25 April
8:00pm – 10:00pm

Queenstown

A free open mic night for writers of original songs and poetry, made possible by Altitude Brewing. Held in Sherwood's workshop space, and hosted by local folktronica duo, Choice.

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Weekly Ocean Dip

Every Friday
7:00am

Wellington

A weekly 7am dip at Freyberg Beach, hosted by Coffee Outdoors and ME vs ME. Warm up afterwards with hot filter coffee provided by the legends at Coffee Supreme.

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Yoga at Auckland Art Gallery

Every Saturday and Sunday
(Starting 6 April)

Auckland
General Admission $20 // Members $18

Every Saturday and Sunday, get the gallery all to yourselves and enjoy an hour of Hatha yoga class surrounded by beautiful artwork. Open to all levels, ages 14 and over. Bookings essential.

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Preloved Charlies Pop Up

Monday 15 April – Sunday 28 April
10:00am – 4:00pm

Auckland

All the way from Welly, Preloved Charlies is popping up in Ponsonby Central in Auckland for two weeks of secondhand gems inspired by the 90s and noughties.