New opening Forestry Cafe brings a city vibe to Flat Bush.Read more
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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.
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.
When Acer Ah Chee-Wilson was 14, he wanted to be in a gang.Read more
Helen Clark and even Meghan Markle have quoted Kate Sheppard – what did she say that was so powerful?Read more
After a year of stadium comedy and Muppet shows, Bret McKenzie talks about returning to his music roots in a band whose songs are no laughing matter.Read more
As dieting is exposed as the lie that it is, the weight-loss industry is unravelling.Read more
Damien Dempsey’s music recounts Ireland’s traumatic history, but it resonates half a world away in New Zealand.Read more