OPINION: Rugby needs its own rehabilitation, starting with meaningful suspensions for those who commit violent crimes.
OPINION: Celebrities are the true opiate of the masses.
OPINION: Government of the day has unfettered right to choose a governor-general. That's not right.
It is extraordinary that Wellington City Council's chief executive could give large sums to an airline and leave almost no record about it. Kevin Lavery's decision might mean as much as $8m for Singapore Airlines over ten years, a substantial amount of money. The documentation of the deal is slender, amounting to perhaps two pages, with no sign of any significant analysis or correspondence. This seems a funny way to do business with public money.
The Government is right to toughen the law on dog attacks.
Convicted criminals complaining about unfair treatment don't usually find a sympathetic audience. Convicts who want compensation will find even less understanding.
OPINION: The digital tide can't be held back forever, but consumers who prefer bricks and mortar need a reasonable transition.
OPINION: Bringing the "Peter Jackson experience" to Matiu/Somes Island could be a brilliant idea, if it's done carefully.
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Opinion: Another notch in the cancelling out of the human touch
Opinions: This marriage breakdown of Brad and Angelina threatens love itself, writes Martin van Beynen.
Solving youth crime - and particularly girls turning to violence - demands a new approach. Sending them to jail isn't the answer.