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To remember, not celebrate

ANZAC Every Anzac Day is unique, and every Anzac Day is like all the others. What does not change is our memory of the slaughter of war.

Why did our soldiers die?

wwi OPINION: Age may not weary those dear, best boys, but while we continue to tell ourselves lies about why they died – they will never rest.

Jones a mixed blessing

Shane Jones OPINION: Shane Jones ends his political career with a bang, and Labour is left reeling.

Report shows pedestrian errors

pedestrian crossing OPINION: Wellington's greatest daredevils have finally been noticed.

Letter: We need quieter cars, not louder ones

Electric vehicles (EVs) are quieter than most internal- combustion engined vehicles.

Letter: Concrete solution to growing problem

I applaud Allan Kirk's most innovative, cost-conscious and public-spirited suggestion (Letters, April 21) that we catapult convicted crims into the southern ocean, except that cement shoes of the Al Capone variety would surely be more suitable attire than a leaky swim ring for three-strike missiles.

Letter: Trolley buses belong in the past

Letter: Speed tolerance not the road toll answer

Drone use hits close to home

The death of a New Zealand-born man in a United States drone attack in Yemen raises serious questions.

Will legal highs last?

Somewhat unwittingly, New Zealand has begun a world-leading experiment in drug liberalisation.

Easter laws outdated

NZ winner in royal visit

Easter trading laws a farce

It seems pretty obvious that the Government has lost all enthusiasm for Easter trading laws.

Cannabis no boredom cure

marijuana Bored people are boring people, and vice versa, but especially when stoned. When stoned, people I've known have been as thrilling to hang out with as last year's newspaper.

Herbal fight making ground

I never thought I'd say this but Peter Dunne is right.

Irony in Key Nazi poster

Duchess spared brutal ordeal

Cinema doesn't need liquor

I have often complained about New Zealand's unhealthy binge-drinking culture, so seeing Penthouse Cinema denied an Easter liquor licence gave me great pleasure.

Comments: Why some don't make it

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