Let's design our cities around people

Basin Reserve flyover OPINION: The Basin flyover plan was the product of a transport agency too focused on roads.

'No' to binding referendums

paperwork OPINION: Binding referendums sound good - "pure democracy", Conservative party leader Colin Craig calls them - but they are actually a worry.

Editorial: Flyover option needed

Basin Reserve flyover OPINION: After years of planning, months of hearings and 8000 pages of transcripts, the Basin Reserve flyover is not a goer.

Winston's serving too thin

Winston Peters OPINION: Winston Peter's has celebrated NZ First's 21st birthday with a round of dubious new policies.

Clean up former army headquarters, too

The drawing of the completed Memorial Park (Governor-general steps in, July 8) leaves out one of the attractive ''bookend'' features of the site.

'Fun' battlefield project a worry

John Dennistoun-Wood of the QEII Army Memorial Museum Trust Board assures us that the ''Sir Peter Jackson-inspired battlefield [at Waiouru] will be funded from money raised by the board and the commercial operations of the museum, not NZDF'' (Letters, July 7).

Chinese influence in Pacific growing

Fluoride no risk to dolphins

New life emerges out of the gloom

elderly Small towns will die as their elderly populations dwindle, says the Royal Society's "Our Futures" report.

Editorial | Botch-up whichever way

The Kim Dotcom fiasco seems to have no end.

Use more 1080 to save the birds

Fangs for the memories

Editorial : Fanaticism to blame for plane carnage

The dirty war in Ukraine has claimed a planeful of innocent victims.

My memory of the river is vivid

Whanganui River The purity and cleanliness of our waterways now possess much, much more than mere aesthetic value.

Teachers, have ye made a match?

When I taught English, no-one wanted to know what I thought about it. Now that I don't, they sometimes do.

Needs must when deals wrought

Patting himself on the back

NZ First an MMP survivor

You could be forgiven for not noticing that NZ First had turned 21.

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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