OPINION: There's no point in nostalgia. That's sucker stuff. Time moves on and guys have got to earn gang patches somehow.
OPINION: I made a promise to the dog. "I'll just watch the first five overs," I said. "Then I'll get back to work."
OPINION: The living wage rate needs regular updating for the concept to work.
OPINION: Amalgamation is not a 'them versus us' corporate takeover by an outside entity.
OPINION: Why is our Government wanting to charge people for police services that are in the public good?
OPINION: I'm open to persuasion that amalgamation would be best for Wairarapa, but no one has convinced me yet.
OPINION: I hope Dominique Strauss-Kahn is the last living example of a race of crepuscular toads facing well-deserved extinction.
OPINION: The SkyCity saga playing out extremely untidily. Politicians cannot play roulette with the people of NZ.
OPINION: It was not just the Iraqi flag that went pear-shaped during a press conference with the Iraqi foreign affairs minister.
OPINION: If row of lemons pays out, then the Government has truly struck the jackpot.
OPINION: It's hard to think of a more challenging conundrum than the one posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis).
OPINION: It is important to keep abreast of the modern world and the young who inhabit it.
The worst thing about Waitangi Day is that the calendar event coincides with Bob Marley's birthday.
OPINION: Andrew Little set an ambitious target for the future of New Zealand, which threatens to sink without a trace.
OPINION: It's appalling how a Taranaki columnist was targeted after she mocked a Federated Farmers official.
OPINION: The Civil Aviation Authority is taking a considered approach when it comes to regulating drones, writes CAA manager Steve Moore.
OPINION: One week fish oil is in, then it's out. What do you believe?
OPINION: Another horror holiday road toll, another round of national angst about foreign drivers.
OPINION: I can't help wondering whether Key's irrepressible niceness reveals something significant about his character.
Decisions about people's safety at work should never be based solely on money. There is a moral test that also needs to be satisfied.