There is something repellent about paying for information about abuse - but the police have made a reasonable case for it.
OPINION: Trump voters driven by toxic mix of moral indignation and violent desire to punish a US they no longer recognise.
Do I tell my children to move to Levin, or will they still be working in their 80s to pay off their mortgages?
OPINION: Restrictions on New Zealand journalists at the Olympics mocked the spirit of the Games.
Trade Minister Todd McClay has an unfortunate brain fade about a threat to the country's exports.
OPINION: The Olympics are a festival of nationalism - so a national punishment for systemic doping is fair.
New Zealand could be a pawn in a larger dispute between China and the United States.
OPINION: When developers don't show up, it is fair for a public agency to lead the way.
OPINION: With Mick Jagger there seems to be one constant: that Mick comes first.
OPINION: New Zealand is a kind of Norfolk, surely, far away from places where they're currently hunting Pokemons or committing mass murder
OPINION: Never feed a log burner while watching a coup d'état.
OPINION: Wellington has had a significant Chinese community for over a century.