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: What are the royals, but celebrities?
OPINION: New Zealand has a proud history of sucking up to the monarchy, and though republicans like myself are ever-hopeful that it will stop, who are we trying to kid?
OPINION: Pacific people are suffering more under this Government, but the Pacific vote is not entirely Labour's for the taking.
OPINION: Maori Television reminds me of Kiwibank - it may not be that big in terms of numbers, but it keeps the others honest.
OPINION: I'm no expert on Olympic diving but I'm sure there must be a move involving a triple somersault double back-flip with an aggressive twist at the end that is called a Hekia Parata.
OPINION: You could be forgiven for forgetting Judith Collins is the minister of justice.
OPINION: Some years ago, a client took me to a restaurant to discuss working together.
OPINION: As fully privatised airline Qantas tanks, Air New Zealand returns about $70m to the Kiwi taxpayer.
OPINION: Public transport presents a dilemma for officials - there are plenty of problems, but few obvious solutions.
OPINION: Revelations about the America's Cup show that when sponsors and taxpayers get into bed, the sponsor usually is on top.
OPINION: With Waitangi Day occurring on a Thursday this year, Kiwis took full advantage of the public holiday.
OPINION: Every time the Opposition pulls slightly ahead in the polls, it quickly shoots itself in the foot and it's back to level pegging.
OPINION: It's something Wellingtonians can all enjoy - the site of an orca pod frolicking just offshore. Let's not ruin that.
OPINION: When I was young, I was taught that charity was a good thing
OPINION: Hamilton rarely makes the national news. However, last week it was in the headlines twice in one day.
OPINION: It's been great staying at home in Wellington this summer.
OPINION: People are eating and reading local, so perhaps they'll want to listen local too - so why have communities been replaced by demographics?
OPINION: Dave Armstrong hands out his annual Basil Awards for the highs, lows and surprising of 2013.
What is it about A Christmas Carol that still makes it relevant 170 years after it was first published?
DAVE ARMSTRONG - © Fairfax NZ News
OPINION: Shock! Horror! Last week New Zealanders learned that part of our education system were plummeting down the world table.