Christchurch’s new rooftop bar is giving us an opportunity to escape life’s street-level madness and feel the wind in our hair. On the roof of The Muse Hotel, and named for the hotel’s pink sunset glow, The Pink Lady Rooftop is an intimate space that’s all about the views.
Food & Drink
New Zealand’s first fruit wine seltzer is on its way
The world’s fastest growing alcoholic beverage is making its way to Aotearoa with the launch of TINK – New Zealand’s first natural fruit wine seltzer.
Tom Riley and Chris Kappely are at the helm of Green Dinner Table, a plant-based subscription box that brings local produce direct to your door. They tell What’s Hot New Zealand about...
Sampling New Zealand Cuisine
Grab great New Zealand produce and classic Kiwi specialties at local food stores, sample Kiwi dishes at a restaurant, then browse markets, visit food festivals and take a cooking class!
A brief history of brewing in Christchurch
Meet the local: Tom Newfield
Tom Newfield is the brains behind some of Christchurch's best hospo haunts: Welles Street pub, Earl bistro, Welder Events and Bottle + Stone. He's recently opened a views-for-days new rooftop bar...
New Zealand Cuisine
If you’ve got a passion for fine food and wine then you’re in for a treat! New Zealand cuisine is guaranteed to satisfy. In the last few decades New Zealand cuisine has undergone a major renaissance.
New Zealand Wine
Wine has been produced in New Zealand since the arrival of the first European settlers, but in recent years the industry has rapidly evolved to take centre stage internationally.
Food & Drink
Home to some of the best produce in the world, it’s little wonder New Zealand is establishing a reputation for great food. The nation’s cuisine draws on many different cultural influences to offer a wide variety. Get into fresh New Zealand seafood, browse a farmers’ market or sample a traditional Māori hangi. If you’re thirsty, seek out New Zealand’s award-winning wines and craft beers, or crack open a bottle of the iconic Kiwi soft drink, L&P.
Book a table at a local restaurant, grab a drink at a new bar or try a tasty treat at a unique café. Whatever you’re in the mood for, support local businesses and tell them you saw them on What's Hot New Zealand.