OPINION: The Green Party came up with a really interesting policy this week. One that is plain, old-fashioned sense.
OPINION: Break out the Buzzy Bees – Kate, George and William are on their way.
OPINION: I met an interesting family in Glen Eden on Thursday night.
Do you care about where you shop?
OPINION: OPINION: Until this week, this was pretty much all I thought about supermarkets: big garish places with parking spaces and lots of stuff I need all in one place.
OPINION: Moving house is commonly believed to be one of the most stressful life experiences one can have.
OPINION: To Culture Minister Chris Finlayson, writer of a memo on clear communication, I say "chur".
OPINION: The imminent but aborted birth of the country's newest political party this week has been one of the most bizarre non-events in recent political history.
OPINION: I am not sure whether to laud or loathe Bradley Goudie, who videoed a drunken 9-year-old boy.
OPINION: There is supposed to be a rule about never discussing sex, religion or politics at the dinner table.
OPINION: Christmas came early for Wellington this past week with the announcement that the next three Avatar movies will be made here.
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OPINION: It will be another tough Christmas for the families of the 29 men who died in the Pike River mining disaster.
Tattoo removal would be a better use of money than a court case to reduce a man's sentence due to his ethnicity.
OPINION: I hope this is the best and most influential column I ever write.
It seems fashionable these days to be anti-American and given world events one can understand why.
Sean Plunket writes an open letter to Mayor Celia Wade-Brown.
OPINION: I've never been held in a jail cell but it is, I imagine, not a very pleasant experience. I also imagine Russia would be one of the worst places to find yourself incarcerated, along with North Korea, Myanmar, El Salvador and China.
OPINION: After the America's Cup, the contents of entirely different kinds of cups caused some controversy in our media.
OPINION: I don't know how many Kiwis actually sail but I'm picking there are fewer than the America's Cup watchers.
OPINION: I have never been a fashionista so I was well outside my comfort zone when I accepted a generous invitation from a good friend to attend the Trelise Cooper show at Fashion Week in Auckland on Wednesday night.
OPINION: I, like most of you, have never been to Syria, and if I'm honest would be hard pressed to locate it precisely on a map if asked to do so at short notice.