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.

Ghost story

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.

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