Where our fellow primates once lived, soon we'll grow palm oil, writes Joe Bennett.
The rise in organ donations is good news. There were 61 deceased organ donors last year, a big leap from 36 three years earlier. This means saved lives and a reprieve for desperately sick people who live on a medical version of death row.
A new drop-off station has to be positive development for the controversial issue of recycling in Upper Hutt.
OPINION: If Trump starts a trade war with China, New Zealand will have little choice but to side with Beijing.
OPINION: Bring in a national holiday when we need it most - in winter.
OPINION: Democracy means leaders you might not like, at least some of the time.
OPINION: Out of an international environment of deepening nationalism and insularity, New Zealand might win greater links to some of its biggest trading partners.
OPINION: Further abusing those whose lives have often been long sequences of abuse and addiction is no answer.
OPINION: We've been warned that autonomous vehicles are coming - ready or not - and we'd better embrace the future.
OPINION: How many council employees does it take to change a light bulb? One to change the bulb and 14 to work in the call centre?
Air NZ has cultivated a successful public image, but some have a less positive view, writes Karl du Fresne.
NZ's super rich are not an inspiration to the bottom 30%, who just want a job and a home, writes Rosemary McLeod.