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Will legal highs last?

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

Scrapping trolley buses foolhardy

Wellington trolley bus Wellington's trolley buses have plenty of advantages over diesel, and it would be short-sighted to axe them.

Cinema doesn't need liquor

penthouse cinema OPINION: 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.

Easter laws are archaic

easter bun OPINION: NZ's shop trading laws are one of the last bastions of religious tradition, union strong-arming and pork-barrel politics.

Letter: Our beating heart

The iconic and historic Basin Reserve roundabout is the beating heart of Wellington's road network. The NZ Transport Agency tells us it is too congested and is ready to rip into open heart surgery. The scar will be a permanent eyesore.

Letter: Show us the facts please, minister

I was astounded and astonished by the simplicity of Environment Minister Amy Adams' article, (Flawed RMA overdue for overhaul, April 14).

Letter: Urgent action needed on legal highs

Letter: Students need to be treated equally

NZ winner in royal visit

Royals depart NZ The royal couple and their young prince farewelled New Zealand yesterday for Australia, but left behind an enchanted audience of fans during their historic 10-day visit.

ACC still hasn't got the message

If any government agency ought to tread carefully around privacy issues, it is ACC.

Kohanga censorship not on

Put funding where it's needed

Easter laws outdated

Don't try ordering a glass of wine at the movie theatre tomorrow.

Herbal fight making ground

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

Irony in Key Nazi poster

For John Key, a poster on Wellington streets cannot be easy for the son of a Jewish refugee from Nazi barbarity to bear.

Duchess spared brutal ordeal

Ukraine: Principles have to be upheld

Cannabis no boredom cure

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.

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