Category: Featured

Review | Boxer Is An Experimental Bar Unlike Anything Else In Auckland

The intimate dining experience is a challenging, exhilarating addition to the world’s food scene. There is nothing like Boxer in Auckland and might not be anything like it on Earth (it’s hard to say for sure as we haven’t been able to check the rest …

Auckland Museum presents – Stories of Love, Loss, and Letters

Love & Loss brings some of the most emotive objects in the museum’s Documentary Heritage collections to life. Letters, diaries, emails, and messages can be much more than just transactions of information. They have the power to capture and retain emotion, documenting love and loss …

Exhibition | The Fantail House – Nine Muriwai Artists

Muriwai Soaring 5 August – 30 September 2021 Muriwai Beach comes to Parnell with a new contemporary art exhibition titled “Muriwai Soaring”. Known for its sweeping black sand beach, excellent surf, and spectacular cliff-top gannet colony, this spot is also home to a group of …

Atelier Shu – Parnell’s enticing new patisserie

A beautiful, gallery-like patisserie has just opened in Parnell, and we’re already predicting many-a regular for its exquisite pastries and serene ambiance. Named Atelier Shu, it is located at 1 Faraday Street, a cool and contemporary area that’s only increasing in popularity and visitation. Denizen …

Exhibition | Artis Gallery – Nicky Foreman

Shadow Passes – Light Remains: 3 – 22 August 2021 “Over my career I have been fortunate enough to travel each year and every time I gravitate back to Italy and France.  It is in these two countries that I always found the space and stillness …

Review | Neil Driver: A Painter of Light

Ahead of his first exhibition at Parnell Gallery in four years, Verve review the works of celebrated South Island painter, Neil Driver. From breathtaking landscapes spied through meticulously detailed interiors to captivating still life works featuring vessels, blooms and fruit, his works evoke serenity, calm, …

Exhibition | Black Door Gallery – Body Language

Body Language: 5 – 25 August Body Language is a group exhibition that presents figurative works by a talented group of New Zealand artists. Figurative art holds a mirror up to the viewer, reflecting back unique visions of our world and the people in it. …

It’s a monster of an exhibition Sea Monsters

This incredible exhibition brought to you by Auckland Museum brings together more than 70 displays that will introduce you to the prehistoric ocean predators that ruled the seas millions of years ago. You’ll see fossils, and gigantic life-sized casts, including a 13-metre long Elasmosaurus and …

Parnell has some of the best pizza joints in town

As a bastion of Italian cuisine, the humble pizza’s hearty constitution never fails to delight both the eyes and the stomach. While there are many establishments serving up laudable renditions of arguably the greatest gift Italy ever gave the world, Denizen recently selected some of …

Heard Park Parnell gets 24-hour defibrillator

A joint community mission between Parnell Rotary and The Parnell Business Association has seen the successful installation of a 24-hour defibrillator installed at Heard Park in Parnell. The fundraising of this much needed facility in Parnell has been in the pipeline for over two years …

Parnell’s Oh Calcutta named one of the best Indian eateries in town

Who could resist the rich and varied flavours of India — from curries to dosa, street food snacks, biryanis, delicious bread-based dishes and so much more, when we feel like deeply comforting food that leaves a long-lasting feeling of satisfaction, it’s to the food of …

Take a Seat in Parnell | Hercules Noble and Ed Verner

Hercules Noble, Parnell resident and owner of Hercules Noble Food interviews Ed Verner, head chef and owner of award-winning Pasture and Boxer. ALSO published in Viva, 15 June 2021. ABOUT HERCULES Parnell is home for me. I lived on Great Barrier until I was seven, …