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Inside: Auckland's Best Schools

How to choose the right school Priorities to keep in mind when deciding where to educate your children — and why learning to dance is as important as mastering maths.

50 under $50 Metro’s favourite places to dine out in the central city and still receive change from a $50 note.

Kissing the serpent What happens when a 77-year-old knight tries the powerful drug ayahuasca.

Lost in translation As interest in te reo Māori is rising, schools are struggling to find enough teachers, writes Alice Neville.

Now & then The NZ International Film Festival is 50. David Larsen talks to three directors and gives you his top picks. 

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92698 2018-06-23 00:00:00Z World

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