4th & Mayor - Fantastic foursquare application that is better than the official 4sq app and it's free to download. Recommended!
Adobe Reader - Free to download and a must have if you recieve PDF attachments in emails.
Air NZ mpass - Free to download and a great app if you travel with AIR NZ a bit. No more printing boarding passes.
bubblegum - Free to download and prob the best camera capturing app out in the market which lets you add filters, crop, move, scale. Recommended!
Facebook - This is free and it's the full fledged app made by MS themselves. You can view pesonal messsages, check in to places, view albums, friends, wall posts etc. Recommended.
Fim - Free app which lets you chat with your facebook friends
IMDB - Free and a great app. Movie reviews, showtimes etc for the nearest cinema hall.
Live cricket - free app and it's really good. pulls data off cricinfo and displays it in a nice mobile format.
PODCASTS! - free app. You can view or hear all the latest audio and video podcasts from around the world. Recommended!
Poqet Directory - Paid app but trial is available. Local directory search in NZ. really really good. Recommded!
Project emporia - free app created by MSFT Research. You can create your own personal news view. Recommended!
Subway - Free and prob the app I use the most. Lets you order your sub. Find the nearest subway near you automatically. Shows your subcard balance. Has saved me waiting in long subway queues plenty of times now.
TradeMObile and Goseeberry - Paid apps but trial is available. Both are great trademe apps. Pick which one you like the most and buy it.
Twitter - free and the official twitter client fr wp7. really good and has plenty of features. Recommended!
YellowNZ - free and a local directory search app just like poqet directory. Even has bing maps support like poqet directory.
Lazyworm youtube - unless you have an HTC WP7 device, there is no good and free youtube app like one in the HTC wp7 marketplace. There is free and paid version available. Free is ad supported and a must have app if you watch a lot on youtube.
Flight central - $4.99 xbox live enabled. pretty cool game. land planes on the airport without crashing into another aircraft.
fruit ninja - $4.99 xbox live enabled. addictive game and very nicely done. Recommended!
ilomilo - $8.49 xbox live enabled. another addictive game. ilo must meet milo somehow. great 3D effects.
need for speed undercover - $8.49 xbox live enabled. another addictive game. race cars and win.
rocket riot - $8.49 xbox live enabled. great game. controls are good and story is well done. kill the boss.
Alphajax - $4.99. scrabble but play online with others turn by turn. has notifications and leaderboards etc. Recommended!
Birdybounce - $1.79 i think. Very addictive. Recommended!
Bubblejump - Free. Very addivtive. Recommended!
Swipy man plus - $1.79 i think. addictive. Recommended!
Trine's hangman - $3.49 i think. addictive. Recommended.
Wordament - free and highly recommended. make as many words as you can in the time limit. you are playing vs other on the internet in every game. Very nice and addictive game.