The opposition’s internal wrangling — and its fractious former MP Jami-Lee Ross — is a gift to the government that keeps on giving.Read more
The January - February issue of Metro
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Death of the gods
Kauri dieback disease is one of the great natural tragedies confronting our region. Why has the official response been so weak and disorganised?
Dubious Achievements 2018
Our annual round-up of the dropkicks and doofuses whose gobsmacking feats deserve formal recognition.
On the move
Metro’s year-long photographic project using a drone to capture bird’s-eye views of Aucklanders in motion.
In 2018, the planned closure of three Auckland University specialist libraries sparked an outcry. How did it come to this, and what’s next for tertiary education?
Top 50 Bars
An up-to-the-minute guide to the best places in Auckland to sink a drink or two, no matter what the occasion.
The new morality of a strident and vocal “Generation Z” minority who demand protection from words and ideas they do not like is spreading quickly.Read more
A New York mother who let her nine-year-old ride the subway alone became a hated villain and a national heroine – both at the same time.Read more
The lawyer of a woman ordered to pay $28,000 to her likely abuser has urged the justice minister to intervene.Read more
Instead of striving to be disciplined, dedicated and presidential, Trump is flitting between seven characters that have no place in the White House.Read more