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Did Pam make a case for C17s?

OPINION: The Government needs to spend its military budget wisely, writes NZ First's defence spokesman Ron Mark.

National has botched this by-election

OPINION: Winston Peters' lead, according to the latest poll, is so formidable that he is likely to win. John Key himself thinks so.

Govt stumbles over its housing policy

The Salvation Army's decision not to buy state houses is a serious blow - they're one of the great social agencies of the country.

Peters poised for Northland win

OPINION: The signs, the anecdotes, even the way National is framing its messages are all pointing one way.

Trash Palace a community treasure

How sad to to learn the charity that runs the Trash Palace recycling depot is to be wound up (Recycling charity in liquidation, March 25).

Preserve rare green space

Thanks to David Underwood (Letters, March 24) for reminding Wellington citizens that Jack Ilott Green is once again under threat of becoming a development site.

We'd be better off with cannabis

Trying to kick legal highs out

Online tax needs global unity

Netflix has done everyone a favour by admitting that it won't pay GST on the movies it will sell in New Zealand.

End of the line for aged Hercules

It seems there are some in New Zealand who want an air force on the cheap.

Police failed vulnerable women

Abusive talent judges went too far

Create a tribunal for school stoushes

Nobody would be happy if parents made a habit of challenging school disciplinary decisions in court.

X Factor judges take us to a new low

X Factor judges Natalia Kills and Willy Moon slashing at the harmless Joe Irvine was a new low in our television history.

Key should concentrate on his DIY disaster

The Northland by-election campaign has raised some intriguing questions.

The move to amorality

Death in a council flat

That which binds us needn't rule us

No one needs rules. Rules are the refuge of the narrow mind, especially when it comes to language.

Comments: Why some don't make it

commenters BLOG: Ever wondered why your comment didn't make it on to our website? Here's why.

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