OPINION: In America they rejoice this week because Chelsea Clinton has had a baby, which makes Hillary Clinton - amazingly - a grandmother. You'll understand my confusion.
OPINION: Bereft of ideas of her own, the leech was seeking to pick the brains of others on the subject of our much abused friend the English language.
OPINION: It's not the Labour Party it used to be, but, like a stray kitten on a cold day, I felt sorry for it.
RICHARD SHAW - The Dominion Post
OPINION: The dust will be settling post-election for weeks to come.
OPINION: What a campaign. Its most striking feature has been the attempt by agenda-driven activists to influence the outcome.
OPINION: The job seems to have won. I, Barack Obama, have become my office.
OPINION: There has been a sea-change in New Zealand politics during the past week.
While the babies sleep, Haydn Jones opens the pantry door on some dark secrets.
OPINION: They used to have debutante balls, and now they have strip-a-thons.
OPINION: Cars were edging round the scene of the prang. They went slowly, partly for safety, but mainly so as to gawp.
OPINION: Labour's tax policy will lead to higher taxes for the wealthy, though not nearly as high as when those famous Marxists Keith Holyoake and Jack Marshall ruled.
OPINION: Social media's influence is what has made this the ugliest NZ election campaign in memory.
OPINION: So they opened Pandora's box, and creepy-crawly things gushed out.
OPINION: When on a plane coming in to land, I hold my book a little higher so I can be seen by those who've had to switch off their electric books.
OPINION: The first stage of the Island Bay cycle way will proceed, but can it lead to a more cycle-friendly city?
Pam Corkery managed to turn the tide on to herself last weekend and make Crusher Collins look dainty.
OPINION: If the Middle East doesn't watch out we'll give up on them. We really will.
OPINION: Could we dispense with the phrase "I think you'll find most New Zealanders think/believe/know/want"?
OPINION: My employer doesn't reprimand me for Maori greetings, unlike the boss of a woman in Whangarei.
OPINION: Nigel Latta is one of those phenomenons that happen when you're not looking. One day, no one had heard of him; the next, it seemed you couldn't turn on your TV set without seeing him.