Putin now a menace to peace

OPINION: Vladimir Putin is a blight on his country and the world.

Amalgamation changes tack

OPINION: The Franklin experience of super-city amalgamation provides food for thought.

Peters opens up possibilities

OPINION: Watching Winston Peters, you can't help being reminded of an old lion on his rock surveying the grassland.

Doubt about the justice system

Teina Pora shows why we need a new watchdog in the justice system.

It should be one law for all

I am opposed to capital punishment on both moral and ethical grounds and abhor the pending executions of Australians in Indonesia which have stirred up such a strong reaction in Australia and here.

Lucky time to be choosing new flag

New Zealand is very lucky to be considering a new flag at this time of its modern history.

Could MPs live off the pension?

Mountainbikers have many options

Editorial: Peters in search for grumpy voters

Winston Peters has at least made the Northland by-election interesting.

Stop hollow politicking over MP salaries

It's time for politicians to put their money where their mouths are.

Super-city plan deserves consideration

Let the people solve super problem

Pay shakeup a win-win for Key

So MPs will not get their $8000 pay rises after all. Let's hope they didn't spend it in advance over the weekend.

No good will come from super-city

Wellington super-city logo Wellington has no need to follow Auckland down the super-city route, writes councillor Helene Ritchie.

Our subservience to 'the club'

I guess one can conclude that John Key didn't major in history when he attended Canterbury University.

Agnostic, but open to, amalgamation

Bar set high for earning patches

Pull the plug on this rubbish

Business gibberish pours forth in a limitless torrent, and in this world in thrall to commerce it is rarely condemned.

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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