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Metro N°440/Spring 2023 is Out Now!

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Metro N°440/Spring 2023 is Out Now!

Oct 2, 2023 What's On

With progressive councillors starting to score some wins under what was anticipated to be a reactionary mayor, Hayden Donnell asks: Has Wayne Brown gone woke?

Plus: we go out and investigate Auckland’s nightlife (or in some cases, the lack thereof), with best bars (with thanks to Campari); going-out diaries from Chlöe Swarbrick, BBYFACEKILLA.mp3Poppa.Jax & more; a look into Auckland’s drugs by Don Rowe (who’s holding and how much they paid for it); and more!

Plus, plus: we go on the campaign trail with Willie Jackson, talk to gallerist Michael Lett, drink martinis and alternative wines, start seeing a therapist, visit Imogen Taylor’s studio, look into Takutai Tarsh Kemp’s wardrobe. And, again, more.

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Cover illustration by James Stewart.

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Metro N°442 is Out Now.

In the Autumn 2024 issue of Metro we celebrate the best of Tāmaki Makaurau — 100 great things about life in Auckland, including our favourite florist, furniture store, cocktail, basketball court, tree, make-out spot, influencer, and psychic. The issue also includes the Metro Wine Awards, the battle over music technology company Serato, the end of The Pantograph Punch, the Billy Apple archives, a visit to Armenia, viral indie musician Lontalius, the state of fine dining, and the time we bombed West Auckland to kill a moth. Plus restaurants, movies, politics, astrology, and more.

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