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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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A NZ director goes inside the mind of groundbreaking Chinese designer Guo Pei
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A NZ director goes inside the mind of groundbreaki…

by David Larsen

NZ director Pietra Brettkelly goes into the opulent world of Chinese designer Guo Pei in the beautifully shot documentary, Yellow is Forbidden.

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Is fake meat really a threat to New Zealand's economy?
93623 2018-07-22 00:00:00Z Economy

Is fake meat really a threat to New Zealand's econ…

by Rosie Bosworth

Rosie Bosworth looks at the risk to New Zealand's economy in a post-animal world of plant-based meat and dairy products.

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What is fake meat made out of?
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What is fake meat made out of?

by The Listener

Meatless meat is yet to get a clean bill of health. This is what Joanna Blythman found when she studied the ingredients of an Impossible Burger patty.

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Has the world gone mad over distressed jeans?
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Has the world gone mad over distressed jeans?

by Margo White

Ironically, designers work hard to create distressed jeans for people who don't want to look like they're trying too hard.

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Father figure: Jordan Watson on his 'How to Dad' series
93157 2018-07-21 00:00:00Z Social issues

Father figure: Jordan Watson on his 'How to Dad' s…

by North & South

The breakout Youtube star talks about 'How to Dad', paternity leave, and his own dad.

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With friends like Donald Trump, who needs enemies?
93834 2018-07-21 00:00:00Z World

With friends like Donald Trump, who needs enemies?…

by Paul Thomas

The US President treats his Western allies to a tongue-lashing while cosying up to Vladimir Putin, causing alarm at home and around the world.

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Who Is America? is predictably alarming – and scarily relevant
93831 2018-07-21 00:00:00Z Television

Who Is America? is predictably alarming – and scar…

by Diana Wichtel

Only Bernie Sanders comes out unscathed in Sacha Baron Cohen’s absurdist new series Who Is America?

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Organic wine is getting bigger in New Zealand. These are our top picks
93885 2018-07-21 00:00:00Z Wine

Organic wine is getting bigger in New Zealand. The…

by Michael Cooper

Quality rather than quantity drives New Zealand's organic wine producers.

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