Shopping Tips: Popular Promise Rings

Since long time, men have used these rings as a ritual and fashion. Many rings are available with extreme designs, but people still think to buy ring with unique features and styles. Getting a unique ring for your partner makes him feel like a superstar and shows the deepness of your love to your partners. Many designs and styles are available in men’s rings, but finding a unique one is still a challenge for many of us. You need to know what type of ring you want to buy. There are different types of rings like wedding rings, engagement rings or post-wedding rings. You have to be sure about the ring type to proceed further, in the process of purchasing rings.

To find unique rings for men, you have to determine the purpose of your purchase. Are you buying it for your life partner or for personal use? To buy a men’s ring, it must be cleared that what type of personality and tastes a person has. Just talk to a person about his likes and dislikes to get some information about his tastes. Men usually like simple and plain rings in gold blended with gems or stones. The majority of people face difficulty to buy unique mens rings with limited information and knowledge. It requires a little planning to buy rings, after taking full knowledge of karats, measurements and color of the ring.

Unique mens rings are getting popular day to day, as many people like to wear these rings in daily life and for special occasions. Traditional rings were only used by men and women for weddings, but trends have changed now. People don’t wait for months and years to wear rings; especially men. There is a gradual increase among teenagers who wear unique men’s rings in their everyday life. Modern technology has blessed us a lot and we are now able to design a customized ring, even with a low budget. If you still think that you do not have sufficient knowledge and experience to buy a ring for your life partner, you can take help from a jeweler. A jeweler is a specialized person to guide you about everything you need to know about buying a ring. They have lots of variety to offer to their customers.

Today, specialized software and applications are available to help you in designing a ring for yourself. For men, rings are a true depiction of their love and sincerity, so it all depends on you to make unique rings. There are rings for everyone, all you have to do is to identify your ring type, choose your color and give it a final shape. To make a remarkable gift to your loved ones, you can buy diamond unique men’s rings. The perception of unique rings may be different for different people. You can take opinion of others on your purchase, to find out uniqueness of a ring. People around you in your family can help you in this matter.

Shopping Around Wellington Waterfront

The Wellington Waerfront is a stone’s throw away from the Golden Mile- one of the coolest shopping blocks in New Zealand. From high street brands to department stores and cafes, bakeries and eateries you will find everything across the waterfront.

The Lambton End

Amongst the different options you will find Banks, Cafes, Department Stores like Kirkcaldie or the chain stores like Farmers- this is the place for high fashion and boutique and designer stores.

The Cuba Street Side

Eclectic Fashion, and Style, Music, Vinyl stores, independent artist, plenty of cheap eateries, Cuba street is a must visit to see the quirky arty side of Wellington

Willis Street/Manners Mall

The Civic Square and also renowned for the new and second hand books and magazine stores around, theres also a popular foot court around the Old Bank Acrcade, next to Starbucks.


If you want to venture out of town and into the suburbs for shopping, popular shopping suburban destinations include,

Online Shopping- There are plenty of stores Wellington and nationwide that you can shop online and at the comfort of your home get everything delivered to you mostly overnight and often faster than what you may find in the shops. Shop online for anything from places like the Warehouse, Dicksmith for electronics or for a wide range of products like fashion wear or mens wedding rings or the likes of quality brand designer stuff.

Thorndon which has antique consignment stores, boutiques and florists.

Petone- Jackson Street Shopping strip is worth the visit with plenty of cheap eateries, boutique second hand and furniture stores.

Newtown- One of stores, multi cultural mix- this is a mix of different groups and multi cultural ethnic shopping. There is plenty of cheap eateries in all cuisines that you can imagine.


Day Out In Wellington

Named the coolest little capital in the world by Lonely Planet, Wellington definitely has a lot of things to offer. From the culture to the beautiful scenery, the city located at the southern end of the North Island is obviously a top tourist destination. There are a host of places to visit and many fun activities to take part in when one visits the beautiful capital of New Zealand. So what would a typical day out in Wellington be like?



The city is a shopping haven with lots of top stores and shopping malls. From designer fashion to original art and film memorabilia, shoppers have many items to choose from. The Golden Mile has many great stores that stock high end fashion pieces that would appeal to the exotic shoppers. Old Bank Arcade which is home to some of the topmost Kiwi fashion designers and Kirkcaldie & Stain, the Harrods of New Zealand, are some of the places to visit for the fashion lovers. Other shopping places include Cuba Street which has several cafes and bars that blend with the retail stores and make for a fun shopping experience, Wellington Markets where you can buy New Zealand arts and crafts pieces at affordable prices and Weta Cave that sells costumes from your favorite films. On a day out in Wellington, the avid shopper has lots of places to visit and discover.


Nature and wildlife

How can a day out in this great city be complete without basking in the breathtaking beauty that is the wildlife and natural scenery. Wellington has numerous wildlife and nature experiences such as Kiwi spotting to Eco-sanctuaries. A lot of these are located pretty close to the city center and thus it shouldn’t be very difficult to access them. Zealandia Eco-sanctuary is home to tuatara and a variety of native birds. It also has a great exhibition center that tells New Zealand’s history. The Wellington zoo is also an ideal place to spend time with the family as you see some of the endangered animals. About twenty kilometers from the city center, there is a fur seal colony that many people would find fascinating.

Wellington attractions

There are a lot of bars and restaurants that you can visit to sample great traditional cuisine as you mingle with people. Travelling to the summit of the famous Mount Victoria would give you a 360 degrees panoramic view of Wellington. Te Papa Museum is another wonderful place to visit and learn the art, culture and history of New Zealand. You can as well stroll around the amazing waterfront and read some of the wonderful quotes from New Zealand’s writers captured in large stone sculptures. The best way to do it is with coffee or ice cream in hand as you while the day away. Ride the historic cable car from down-town Wellington to the beautiful Botanic Garden where you can have a sweeping view of the harbor and city. A tour of Parliament buildings is also a nice activity when on a day out in Wellington. For stunning beaches and the chance to experience gourmet lifestyle, a visit to the Kapiti Coast would be an excellent addition to your day’s itinerary.

Day out at Adrenalin Forest Porirua

Located in Aotea,next to Porirua, the popular Adrenalin Forest Course is a great day trip for the entire family. I would recommend this very much a summer trip than a winter one so you can be stunned the amazing scenery. In the back drop you see the natural surroundings and the sea. Of all their sites in Canterbury, Wellington and the Bay of Plenty, the Wellington one is our favourite.


The courses start at 1.5 metre above sea level and there something for everyone of all ages and fitness. Completing the whole task is not something everyone can do however if you have done it you would have climbed, jumped and swung around atleast 20m up in the air.


The challenge is a nice mix of brain and brawn as there are multiple ways of completing the challenge. Popular challenges include the Indiana jump and Wrecking Balls. With a state of the art safety clip system you can be assured you are always connected to the safety line at all times even when you are up leaping metres above sea level.

The facility also offer go pro hires so you can capture your moments to boast to friends and family later.  Anyone with a basic level of fitness should go try out the place and the average time  s to complete the whole course is about 3 hours. Kids need to be a minimum height of 1.30metres to try the obstacles.


For more information visit their website below.


Phonenix Gaining Record Popularity

Membership has reached an all-time high for the Phoenix with numbers rocketing past last season’s record total to go to over 4,400 yesterday.

“Our highest number of memberships ever really shows the support we have for the Wellington Phoenix here in the city and around the world,” Mr Dome says. “We are humbled by how many individuals and organisations have come on board to Save the Nix.”

The club has been really utilising social media campaings quite well with the campaigns  #SavetheNix and #scarfwellington and with promiment residents like the deputy mayor getting behind to propel support for the Phoenix.

The yellow fever group has been succesfull in scarf bombing the city yellow to get more people to join in and the campain has seen traction at landmarks like the railway station, basin reserve, bucket fountain and the motorway overbridge in town.

“The Wellington Phoenix is such an important part of our city” says Mr Lester. “Wellington has such a strong sporting heritage and football is a key part of that. If ever there was a time to rally together as a city to fight for a team, it’s now.”



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Business Review: Wagamama

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Our Rating 4.5/5

There isn’t really a cheap and cheerful eatery at the waterfront- solely because businesses here have amongst the highest commercial rent for space in the capital. This has led to the creation of exclusive, and higher priced eateries. The wagamama is surely easy on your wallet. Very reasonably priced, the service is fast and takes about 12 to 15 minutes from your order on average.They feature an open kitchen so you can see the food being cooked right in front of you.

The menu would be what we can call Asian Fusion or Pan Asian. The flavours are fresh and very tasty and we quite appreciated the fact they had free Wifi as I was over my data limit and had 2 days to go for the new data cycle so was an added bonu. The Dumplings, Chicken Udon Noodles and Miso Katsu are a must try.

Business details

Meridian Building,, 33 Customhouse Quay, Wellington 6011
04-473 7999


New Johnsonville Bridge to be opened from November

The undertaking by the NZ Transport Agency as well as Wellington Council has created moving in and about the city’s most busy sub urban center safer and simpler. Additionally it is paving the way for potential residential and industrial increase in the region.

The bridge will be open officially 10am Nov,2015. Locals are expected to assemble in the Richards bike Services car parking next to the bridge in front of the service and are welcome to attend.

Through the closure, traffic will likely be redirected via Moorefield and Johnsonville streets. It’ll continue to be possible to get to companies and all retail stores in Broderick street and use each of the mall entries.

Mayor Celia Wade Brown claims this job continues to be about making things simpler for individuals regardless of how they decide to avoid and the Johnsonville neighborhood and economic system has always depended on transportation links linking the suburb using the broader area.

We also ensured the brand new bridge was constructed in ways which will allow to get an additional train line-in the future.”

Mayor Wade Brown claims the co-operation shown by nearby residentsand companies has actually helped throughout the yearlong job and she’ll thank them because of their patience that has been ongoing.

“This is a bright transportation job which will allow it to be simpler for everyone to avoid, whether you stroll, cycle, take the bus, or drive.”

Councillor Andy Foster, the transportation and Urban Development Portfolio Leader of the Council, states the suburb currently has got the largest shopping centre outside the central-city and certainly will get more active as the population and market of the region grows.

“We have labored together with the community to deal with longstanding congestion problems, make the active Fraser Avenue junction safer, and set the suburb up for potential growth and progression.

“Another 2500 to 3000 individuals are expected to be residing in the region in 1-5 years’ time, and we are looking forward to the re-development of the shopping center.

“The roading update supports this increase, and it is also why we’re investing so much in infrastructural and recreational developments such as the brand new man-made sportsfield at Alex Moore Park, enhanced Keith Spry Pool services as well as the planned new library and community heart.”