Duncan Garner is wrong in calling my work PC Gone Mad and irrelevant, says Race Relations Commissioner.
Duncan Garner: Susan Devoy's crusade against Christmas suggests her office serves no purpose.
OPINION: American food is a problem. It's not that it's uniformly awful – far from it. There's just far too much of it.
Rosemary McLeod's parents wondered whether it was right to bring a child into this rotten world. That was just after WWII
OPINION: Yes, we are blessed. Much of the world is hungry.
Duncan Garner: It's not that Jonah Lomu was a great rugby player, he was a great human being.
OPINION: Malo e lelei. What a roller-coaster year it has been for Wellington rugby supporters, especially those of Pacific descent.
The great All Black spent four years playing in Wellington for the Hurricanes and Lions, winning the hearts of fans all over the region.
OPINION: For all its faults, Christianity's values are pure benevolence compared to the Isis death cult.
OPINION: Saturday lunchtime and I eat a ham sandwich while watching the news from Paris.
OPINION: Last week's announcement by Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne that government experts may be able to offer advice on recreational drug-taking will probably go down like a cup of cold sick with conservative Kiwis.
OPINION: John Key’s comments did something no Labour leader has done for the past seven years: truly unite the Opposition.
Celia Wade-Brown has proved a flakey mayor and should follow her Auckland counterpart Len Brown's departure.
OPINION: Urgent questions for our times – the latest in an occasional series: So why do bureaucrats and academics now begin every statement with the word “so”?
OPINION: Stuff expands to fill the space allotted to it, especially in a kitchen drawer you never look in.
OPINION: Who's for a bit of poem improving? What? Never done it? Neither have I.
OPINION: There were road works on the street ahead and I slowed down till I came to a stop over a T intersection.
Divorced from his smartphone, Duncan Garner discovers life just gets better and better.
OPINION: Perhaps the best thing the Phoenix owners could do is stop the PR bluster, pull their heads in and immediately secure that four-year licence extension.
OPINION: There are times when you can’t expect to look your best.
OPINION: Like most of the country I set the alarm for five in the morning.
Cringe if you must, but a World Cup final helps define our national identity.
OPINION: When I was a kid, there was no Internet. At dinner time, our family would discuss matters of the day.
OPINION: By now Richard Wagstaff should be settling into his new job as president of the Council of Trade Unions.
OPINION: We've got a serious problem with violence towards children. It's up to everyone to get involved and weigh them.
OPINION: What's more common than the common cold? The answer is lower back pain.
OPINION: Over the weekend rugby fans would have either liquidly celebrated Rugby World Cup victory or drowned their sorrows, depending on what colour jersey they supported.
Have we taught today's teenagers how to be binge drinkers, asks Duncan Garner.
OPINION: Champagne would once have run in the streets, and good feminists would have yodelled delight from the rooftops.
OPINION: Beginning an occasional series, 'Stars in our Solar System.'