Copies of former minister Clare Curran's personal emails to tech entrepreneur Derek Handley are expected to be released to Parliament this afternoon.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.
It's 125 years since women got the vote, but full equality eludes us. The motherhood penalty curtails careers and the gender pay gap remains.Read more
Mary Barkas' significant achievements in psychiatry in the early 20th century made little difference to her career prospects.Read more
Famous Kiwi women read the powerful words of Kate Sheppard, who fought for the right for women to vote.Read more
Mary Ann Müller was fighting for women’s rights before Kate Sheppard even arrived here, but her pioneering contribution to the cause is little known.Read more
Joe Stephenson’s tender documentary Playing the Part looks at McKellen's life as an actor, activist and perpetual wizard.Read more