The possibility of Kiwis voting on three contentious issues – euthanasia, cannabis and an MMP shakeup – is like crowdsourcing political decisions.Read more
The November - December issue of Metro
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Best of Auckland 2018
Want to discover the city’s choicest (and latest) delights, from shopping to fitness, fun stuff and food? Let our cheeky and comprehensive guide be your passport to pleasure.
Best of Wellington
With hot new restaurants, bars and shops, plus outdoor festivals and the famous terracotta warriors at Te Papa, you'd be mad not to visit Wellington this summer. Here's everything you need to know for a great break in the capital.
John da Silva travelled the world as a wrestler, but a remote corner of Great Barrier Island had captured his imagination many years before. After good times and bad, it still draws him to return.
Top 50 cafes
In Auckland’s ever-evolving cafe scene, Metro’s panel of judges salutes the places that rise above the competition. Plus our pick of cabinet offerings and old-school cafe favourites.
Rocket on a tricycle
The fight for rights and power in the US, through the eyes of historian Jill Lepore.
In a world where cities are humungous all-terrain vehicles, Peter Jackson’s protégé gets bogged down.Read more
re-stART, an Auckland art therapy programme, is thought to be the first in the world targeting stroke survivors.Read more
A new cafe and roastery on the North Shore is doing good with its business model.Read more
Auckland's latest Asian fusion restaurant takes cues from street food eateries.Read more
Holidaymakers at a remote campground north of Westport awoke to find wads of cash had been left for them yesterday morning.Read more
What we don’t need is sloppy statistics kindling an intergenerational stoush that does no one any good.Read more
Could an ancient form of meditation change the lives of prisoners for better? Sally Lewis says it can.Read more