Jami-Lee Ross has announced he'll resign from National Party and stand in any by-election for his Botany seat.Read more
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A year of dangerous thinking
After the recent uproar over free speech, Metro investigates how a handful of extremists and “public intellectuals” are making money from manufactured moral outrage and how the arrival here of two far-right Canadians galvanised a growing activist movement.
Could it be new greenfield projects aren’t the answer to Auckland’s housing shortfall and are actually part of the problem? Chris Burton tours residential developments with an advocate of high-density living who is calling bullshit on the well-worn claims about the need for more land.
Plus, fashion designer Natasha Ovely, inventor Suranga Nanayakkara and opera singer Marlena Devoe, and much more.
Despite its many stumbles so far, the Ardern Government’s inter-partner differences aren’t necessarily a weakness.Read more
Freshly reclaimed from radio, John Campbell is back to classic Campbell with an energetic, empathetic report on the reality of the housing crisis.Read more
It doesn’t say much, but there is something hypnotic in Dustin Feneley’s crowdfunded debut feature Stray.Read more
A National Party insider has told RNZ that Simon Bridges amended his personal electoral donation return to remove two donations totalling $24,000.Read more
The MP is denying he was responsible.Read more
In a reality-television landscape riven with cruelty, the popular Bake Off competition is actually nice to people.Read more