bon vivant

the candy & liquor club

Inevitably your children will return from the annual cavity-creating celebration with a haul of treats to rival that of your local dairy. But, once...

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culture

6 books to read prior to the movie

You'll inevitably hear "the book was better" no matter how great the movie, so be your own judge and add these titles to your...

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gastronomy

the lunch bar revival

A tendency towards all that is old school has seen an emergence of a bevy of luncheonettes that hark back to the eateries of yesteryear,...

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etiquette

10 types of shoes no man should ever wear

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: footwear is easily the most definitive sartorial statement a person can make. So for...

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culture

exhibition: nz sculpture onshore

Set to see its highly anticipated 10th biennial return to Auckland’s picturesque North Shore, is the beloved outdoor sculpture exhibition - NZ Sculpture OnShore. With the striking...

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gastronomy

new opening: biskit

In further relief to Parnell's relatively-bereft coffee scene, newcomer Biskit café and kitchen has been unveiled as the perfect example of what local residents have...

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wellbeing

the journey to wellness

As far as our local discernment goes, there’s only one address that embodies the peace and serenity of Bali itself – luxury spa destination...

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gastronomy

californication at citizen park

Since its arrival in the Kingsland neighbourhood, Citizen Park has been providing patrons with the hospitality requisite of becoming a go-to destination, favoured for after work drinks and evenings...

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culture

15 halloween costumes you already own

Dressing up for Halloween needn't necessitate a time-consuming venture to the Look Sharp store. We offer some ideas using what's already residing in...

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coveted

the k-way forward

Hot off the streets of Paris Fashion Week, the K-Way has emerged as the favoured wardrobe item you'll find vastly donned by the more casually...

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coveted

dry humour

Who knew tea towels could make such an appropriate gift for so many vastly different people in your life? Like everything born from...

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coveted

floor appeal

In recollection of her childhood spent growing up in the Swedish countryside, designer Anna Carin McNamara’s latest collection of rugs depict elements of...

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culture

win: tickets to halloween at 46 & york

Initiating the hocus pocus of the all hallowed eve, Parnell's well-loved watering hole, 46 & York, is seeing to your predilection for all that...

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culture

short and sweet

Commandeering cinemas all over the country from the 6th - 23rd of November, the 9th annual Show Me Shorts Film Festival is set...

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gastronomy

new opening: greedy guts

Further to the proliferation of cafés in the CBD offering quality, on-the-go food and coffee, newcomer Greedy Guts' reputation has preceded it. As...

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coveted

sole mate

Four creative years in the making, brother-sister design duo, Camilla & Marc have finally launched their carefully curated line of footwear. Their endeavour...

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gastronomy

new opening: misters

Strategically located under the increasingly popular inner city tapas haunt The Black Hoof, newcomer Misters is a coffee shop with a twist. Appearing every bit...

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gastronomy

new opening: panscape

Passionately educating us that there's a lot more to Turkish cuisine than the omnipresent doner kebab, recently opened bakery and café, Panscape, is...

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coveted

the perfect machine for you

With the rise of trendy coffee brewing apparatuses available, it would seem you don’t have to be an expert, hipster or nerd to...

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gastronomy

win: the spqr cookbook

For well over twenty years now, celebrated Ponsonby establishment SPQR has set the precedent for Auckland hospitality as the purveyors of stand out Italian food and...

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This Month On Denizen | October 2014