I wonder, was this the most demoralising election result ever for the New Zealand Left?
OPINION: It takes a fair bit of confidence to walk on stage and talk into a microphone.
OPINION: The simple way for Arthur Taylor to have the right to vote would be to stay out of jail.
OPINION: They used to have debutante balls, and now they have strip-a-thons.
OPINION: I had a kosher breakfast after the Berlin Wall came down, in a former synagogue that was now a bistro.
OPINION: Campaigns like All Right help make talking about mental health more commonplace.
OPINION: Tania Billingsley hasn't been a pleasing complainant.
OPINION: Counting the days to the election seems to be John Key's version of fingering worry beads.
I'm comfortable saying that this season of Orange is the New Black is the best thing I've watched on television this year.
We had parent-teacher interviews last night - for the daycare facility Oscar attends a couple of times a week.
I always like to give things a chance - even if you'll never believe me.
OPINION: Once upon a time gender and sex were anchored firmly to your chromosomes.
How do you find books nowadays? Do you trust the big publishing houses or do you search for self-published newcomers?
It was pretty cool news yesterday - Nick Cave will be playing four New Zealand shows, two in Auckland, two in Wellington.
Are you there with your money waiting when the double-disc version of some old favourite hits the shelf?
I do this thing - every year or so - pick a genre and list out ten important albums.
City still needs the country's help to recover
OPINION: Christchurch is doing all it can but it still needs the country's help.
It's impossible to underestimate just how much of an impact Rik Mayall had on me as a young comedy fan growing up in Scotland.
Anyone dumb enough to pay $500 to see Katy Perry gets what they deserve.
The last time Jack White released a solo album was the first time.