OPINION: The referendum on Scottish independence was going to cause rage and frustration whichever way it went.
OPINION: The great advantage of the revelations about the Five Eyes is that now at least we know what the Five Eyes really do.
OPINION: Voters have had their moment of truth - and many remain baffled.
OPINION: Tomorrow Fiji has an election for the first time in eight years.
OPINION: Obama is anxious to make his attack on Isis look different to Bush's on Saddam Hussein. He may not succeed.
OPINION: Electioneering law in this country continues to cause mystification.
OPINION: The road to the new Wellington Airport is a long one.
OPINION: Heckling is the revenge of the powerless, and it can be devastating. That is why politicians try to keep it out of campaigns.
OPINION: Wellington is spoiled for restaurants - all the more reason for a system to ensure they are clean and safe.
National's tax cuts were always likely to be a damp squib.
OPINION: Labour leader David Cunliffe is doing a poor job of selling a good policy: his capital gains tax.
OPINION: Te Papa's mission has always been impossible. It wanted to appeal, if not to everybody, then nearly everybody.
OPINION: Western leaders must reach out to Muslim minorities and show them Western freedoms and social democratic rights benefit everyone.
OPINION: The shooting of two employees at Work and Income has caused shock and bewilderment.
OPINION: An election campaign is the worst possible time for a government to launch an inquiry into its own alleged sleaziness.
OPINION: It is only by taming the car that we have made the progress we have in Wellington.
OPINION: Three weeks to go till voting day and weird things have begun to happen.
OPINION: The Independent Police Conduct Authority rightly acknowledges the problems and even dangers that police face when called to a rowdy gathering.
OPINION: There are serious warnings that more mentally ill people will be forced to live on Wellington streets.
OPINION: Schools sometimes go too far persuading parents to pay "voluntary" donations.
OPINION: National plays its housing card and hopes it can get the election back to arguments about policy. Certainly there is an argument to be had.
Tomorrow National "launches" its election campaign.
OPINION: Football's campaign against violence must not change just because one victim supports his attacker.
OPINION: Cycling has health benefits and it takes cars off the road, improving traffic flows and reducing carbon emissions.
Constrained economic forecasts and slow recovery set election themes around personality, not policy.
OPINION: One of the more arresting details in Nicky Hager's book, Dirty Politics, concerns Cabinet Minister Judith Collins.
OPINION: Sometimes American power is a clear force for good. Sometimes reality is more complex.
OPINION: Crusading left-wing journalist Nicky Hager has a new book out. Everyone's wondering what to make of it.
OPINION: Make way for the circus - electoral silly season has broken out.
OPINION: Depression is an insidious, harrowing affliction that often makes no sense to people who have never had to suffer through it.