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Aucklands Sexiest Named


November 21st

Aucklands Sexiest Named



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Samantha Hayes

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Nightline presenter Samantha Hayes and Outrageous Fortune star Kirk Torrance have been named the sexiest Aucklanders for 2008.

The stars were selected for their all round sex appeal by Metro magazine, as part of its annual Best of Auckland awards.

Likening Hayes to Audrey Hepburn, Metro says “she’s got a way of leaning slightly from the waist towards the camera as if she’s going to blow you a kiss,” while Torrance has “got the winning grin, the eyebrow flick, the attractively careful watching eyes. And the abs, of course.” In all Metro has chosen winners in over 100 different categories covering the range of food, drink, nightlife, fashion, media, arts, culture, retail and more.

Once again the magazine asked Aucklanders to make their own nominations in a range of categories through the MetroLive website (www.metrolive.co.nz). Those responses were fed into a painstaking assessment process that included consultation with acknowledged experts in various fields and weeks of first-hand research by magazine staffers. The resulting list of winners is a comprehensive guide for readers wanting to get out and enjoy the best that Auckland has to offer.

“All these winners have really earned their place on this list,” says Metro’s Editor Bevan Rapson. “We do a lot of research and testing in every category to make sure we can confidently name one contender to be ‘the best’ in their field.”

A preview of some of this year’s winners includes: Aucklander of the Year John Key
Best Pizza Dante’s
Best Fish & Chips Oceanz Seafood Markets
Best Wine Bar Wine Loft
Best Butcher Westmere Butchery
Best Food Market La Cigale
Best Radio Station Newstalk ZB
Best Bookshop Unity
Best Baby-Friendly Café Bang-Bang
Best Picnic Spot Pt Chevalier Beach/Coyle Park
Best Arts Institution Gus Fisher Gallery
Best Movie Theatre Lido
Best Shoe Shop Ashley Ardrey
Best Breakthrough Band Cut Off Your Hands
Best New Store Black Box
Best Sportsman Scott Dixon
Best Sports Team The Warriors

For a full list of winners see Metro December issue, on sale from Monday November 24.

ENDS


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