12-foot hyper-realistic noodle sculptures by Seung Yul

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 6 January 2014

Wow that ramen’s going to take a lot of slurping to finish! Seoul-born, Auckland-based artist Seung Yul Oh created noodles that look yummy and filling. But don’t be fooled, these bowls of noodles aren’t edible. The 12-foot noodle sculptures are made of resin and are meticulously shaped to trick you into believing it’s real. From […]

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Experience Auckland’s Big Little City

Darwin Cosico Contributor

By Darwin Cosico in Video on Tuesday 20 November 2012

The city of Auckland has just released a new video showcasing its colourful people, vibrant art scene, sweet sights and culinary offerings. As an ex-Aucklander, I’m very proud to share this video. The clip is spot on and it really captures what you would experience through a day in the life of the big little […]

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Air New Zealand presents: Bali Girl goes shopping

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in Cool Travel on Friday 23 March 2012

So, in order to get Bali Girl across the Tasman, she had to be lured with the promise of a quick stop over with a spot of retail therapy. With high standards, it would take a lot to impress Bec, but she left the city blown away by what the city had to offer saying the ‘city chic was world-class’. Areas like Britomart, High Street and Vulcan Lane come highly recommended to pick up all the latest fashion items.With high standards, it would take a lot to impress Bec, but she left the city blown away by what the city had to offer, saying the ‘city chic was world-class’. Advertisement

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Dr Grordbort Presents: The Deadliest Game

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Design on Friday 16 March 2012

Check out this awesome short film from the Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand, which is based on the sci-fi world of Dr Grordbort, created by writer and artist Greg Broadmore from Weta Workshop.

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Café Hanoi in Auckland

Lang Leav Reader Find

By Lang Leav in Cool Travel on Monday 16 January 2012

I went to a charity dinner at Café Hanoi, a modern Vietnamese restaurant, hidden behind a bright red door away from the bustling streets of downtown Auckland. Growing up in a predominantly Vietnamese community, I am quite familiar with the flavours that make up this delicate cuisine. I fell in love with their Pho, presented […]

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Night Lights

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Video on Thursday 21 January 2010

This fun installation — a collaboration between YesYesNo, The Church, and Inside Out Productions — allowed passersby to manipulate an amplified image of their body movements projected in psychedelic patterns onto the Auckland Ferry Building.

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