OPINION: Labour is forecasting tax increases after the next election. Its policy is deliberately vague and non-committal, but it's a useful signal. It contrasts with National's equally vague and non-committal signal about tax cuts.
OPINION: Welcome to the debate over copyright in the digital age, where heat prevails over light – and where both sides claim righteousness.
Opinion: For many people the housing "crisis" is a bonanza.
OPINION: Savings lives comes before aesthetics.
OPINION: Wellington Deputy Mayor Justin Lester's idea is a good one - except for the fact that he can't carry it out.
OPINION: No child should be living in a car.
Opinion: There is a good case for a birthing centre in Wellington.
OPINION: Bill English is right to dip into next year's kitty for the Budget this year.
OPINION: Judith Collins has become an enthusiastic campaigner against corruption. Stimulated by British Prime Minister David Cameron's global jamboree in London on the subject, the Minister of Police wants action.
Editorial: The oddly-named Wellington Economic Initiatives Development fund (WEID) is still too secretive.
OPINION: Necessary inquiries into Wellington's mental health services should be the start of a broader look at a system under strain.
OPINION: The quantity - and the standard - of New Zealand music has grown substantially.
OPINION: Do we really want to be mentioned in the same breath as Luxembourg, Monaco and Switzerland as a haven for wealthy overseas investors' money?
OPINION: The reality TV star's success also provides a warning to democracies everywhere
OPINION: After the flyover saga, Wellingtonians should take the chance to weigh in on transport plans.
OPINION: The Government is right to give Pharmac a funding boost.
Opinion: Peter Hughes is a good choice as the country's new top civil servant.
Editorial: Even oafs have rights. It's important to remember this when thinking about the case of Wicked Campers, the Australian company that puts crass and offensive slogans and pictures on its camper vans.
OPINION: Kiwirail backed the idea of shutting down the railways. The turkey voted for Christmas
OPINION: An email from John Key's lawyer adds to the murk around the Government's inaction on foreign trusts.
Editorial: Sometimes political parties can join together to do good. The Government-funded house insulation scheme is one of these rarities.
OPINION: Many countries regulate housing in favour of locals, with good reason.
Editorial: Porirua's response to the siege in Kokiri Crescent was unique.
OPINION: Not all the Government's changes to the taxi industry are wise, but they are an improvement on the status quo.
OPINION: If anything, Wellington needs more green space, not less.
Editorial: Wellington City Council is in a muddle over plastic bags.
OPINION: Of course New Zealand wants a better trade deal out of China, but an extradition treaty is concerning.
HE Government's climate change policy has been a failure.
Labour wants the auditor-general to investigate any links between a donation to the National Party and a hotel deal in Niue. .
Editorial: New Zealand used to pride itself on being an intimate, property-owning democracy. Well, we own much less property than we used to. Our rulers, on the other hand, own much more.