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Cheap eats

Metro's Top 50 Cheap Eats: The best meals in Auckland for $20 or less.

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.

Property 2018

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.

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