OPINION: She was full of contradictions, like all of us.
Opinion: It was a dog day afternoon for Jane Bowron.
Opinion: This year, both Tory and Green supporters could be holding their nose as they cast their vote in Ohariu.
OPINION: Who was in control as Christchurch hills and homes were ravaged by fire? No-one very smart is the answer.
Opinion: American visitors get a taste of what makes New Zealand special and distinctive.
OPINION: Let's be honest - they're the heroes of the underwear world.
OPINION: Donald Trump has undercut the belief on which Western democracy is based - that the world can be made better.
Opinion: A day in the life of a car commuter.
Opinion: It's only a matter of time before the resistance movement in the US goes underground as people fear to freely express themselves and gather together.
OPINION: Duncan Garner is on a mission to become a new bloke.
They might be good at making money but rich people aren't good at politics, writes Rosemary McLeod.
There is much to love about pigeons, writes Joe Bennett.
The leader of the 'free' world has made not only his own country unsafe, but also those of his allies, writes Jane Bowron.
It's time to end the lament for the annual sevens fiesta in Wellington and move on, writes Dave Armstrong.
OPINION: The economy's doing okay; hence Labour's attack on Bill English as a ''follower'', not a leader.
Opinion: Do politicians really know how you are going to vote even before you do?
Opinion: The internet makes it easy for a person to hunt out news sites that only confirm their prejudices.
We risk forgetting the ties that bind us into a world fit to live in, writes Rosemary McLeod.
Trump's rise to political power reminds us that there is nothing guaranteed about democratic civilisation, writes Joe Bennett.
Start with the blank gaze that makes it look like she has a dead fireplace for a soul, writes Jane Bowron.
He did what no Labour PM would - slaughtered the TPP dragon, writes Dave Armstrong.
OPINION: The PM has done more to understand Maori than any other I recall.
Where our fellow primates once lived, soon we'll grow palm oil, writes Joe Bennett.
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.
Paul Manafort's fate suggests all's not lost for freedom-loving people in America and the rest of the world, writes Joe Bennett.
The media may have to develop an obsequious relationship with Trump and wait for the right time to pounce, writes Jane Bowron.
OPINION: Teens don't just need good sex education, they need motivated, non-judgmental health professionals to offer advice.