OPINION: I've waited nearly 20 long and painful years to write this.
Despite a wave of online opposition, Parliament has passed a new law against cyber bullying.
OPINION: Last month marked 800 years since King John was forced by a group of barons at Runnymede to accept some constraints on his authority and affix his seal to the document that became known as Magna Carta.
OPINION: Just comparing New Zealand's broadband prices with those overseas is simplistic because costs are higher here.
OPINION: Until a better solution emerges, the government should widen its scalping ban.
OPINION: The council can help lay the conditions for a dynamic city but needs to carefully balance its spending plans against cost to ratepayers.
OPINION: The Government's Australian flirtation only makes the sales of state houses more dubious.
OPINION: Funding for cycleways has been an inconsequential trickle for many years. Now, all of a sudden, it has grown into a gush.
OPINION: I can take or leave other peoples' nudity, but mainly I'd rather leave it. You can have too much of a good thing.
It's one thing to respect Maori heritage, but that doesn't mean deferring to folklore that we know to be absurd.
OPINION: The stroke ward was called Solomon. My mother was on a bed in the corner. I didn't immediately recognise her. She was slumped to one side, asleep.
OPINION: I was having yet another tedious argument along the lines of everything being ‘the media’s fault these days’.