OPINION: have long suspected that its jaywalkers are a special class of thrill-seeker, right up with bungy jumpers, mountaineers, and dogs that chase cars for fun, and now there is proof.
OPINION: I have often complained about New Zealand's unhealthy binge-drinking culture, so seeing Penthouse Cinema denied an Easter liquor licence gave me great pleasure.
OPINION: Bored people are boring people, and vice versa, but especially when stoned. When stoned, people I've known have been as thrilling to hang out with as last year's newspaper.
OPINION: I never thought I'd say this but Peter Dunne is right.
For John Key, a poster on Wellington streets cannot be easy for the son of a Jewish refugee from Nazi barbarity to bear.
OPINION: An image of the arrival of Catherine in front of a near-naked Maori man will keep caption contests going for weeks.
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NZ and the rest of the world need to stand behind Ukraine, writes the acting chief of the US Diplomatic Mission to NZ, Marie Damour.
OPINION: Curmudgeonly isn't just a fine word. It's also a fitting way to respond to many things.
OPINION: The Wellington weather has been outrageously stunning, with Saturday's the most outstanding.
OPINION: Gidday Steve, long time, no see. I'm writing to tell you I'm really bored with Super Rugby this year. It's putting me to sleep, mate. Seriously, I've fallen asleep on the couch twice this year watching it live on the telly.
OPINION: A wedding puts the fate of the nation in Craig Cliff's hands.
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OPINION: Attitudes to rape are changing but there is still a long way to go, writes Eleanor Butterworth.
OPINION: The food industry should stop pretending fake food isn't responsible for obesity, write Gareth Morgan and Geoff Simmons.
OPINION: It speaks volumes about David Cunliffe's bad week that on the day John Key delivered his pre-Budget speech, it was the Labour leader who copped it on the street over the Government's failure to make a big dent in unemployment.
OPINION: Featherston makes you shake your head and wonder. How can a small town, population 2325, get to have such rotten people in it?
OPINION: It's time the Government made country of origin labelling mandatory, writes NZPork chief executive Owen Symmans.
OPINION: Centuries ago, William Blake saw eternity in a grain of sand. Today he might see global warming in a heated towel rail.
OPINION: This week I received an email from a 30-year-old glazier – he's a hard worker, all he wants is the chance to train as a builder's apprentice.
OPINION: Is it possible to renew our social contract without a sense of community?
OPINION: An education summit in Wellington will focus on how to achieve excellence and equity, writes Education Minister Hekia Parata.