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.
OPINION: The city council needs to listen better, but it should not give up on cycling, at Hutt Rd or anywhere else.
Editorial: The Government is shifting the goalposts in the debate over fluoridation. District health boards will replace local bodies as the decision-makers, and will be far less likely than local authorities to ban fluoridation. But the Government can still claim that the community's representatives will get a say in the matter.
OPINION: Even smokers want a more 'smokefree' city.
Editorial:The Government is seeking to limit the damage from the Panama Papers by setting up an inquiry. It has asked tax expert John Shewan to look at foreign trusts and whether the present rules under which they operate are enough "to ensure our reputation is maintained".
OPINION: The Government wants to curb spending on the card - it just doesn't want anyone to notice.
Is Wellington too soft on begging?
OPINION: The job will be incredibly difficult, but Helen Clark deserves New Zealand's support for her UN bid.
EDITORIAL: Politicians are lining up for a shot at the Wellington mayoralty. The competition is welcome, because power should always be contested.
OPINION: Are we hearing the first murmurs of a more calm and rational approach to minor drug offences?
OPINION: It's email that is killing the postal service, not incompetence or poor management.
Editorial: It would be easy to be cynical about a petition calling for cleaner rivers and streams.
EDITORIAL: If the camper van slogans break the law, use the law to prosecute. Otherwise let consumers do their worst.
OPINION: There are important questions over how to fund the policy, but it has obvious merits too.
Do we really have to shop on Easter Sunday?
OPINION: The process for selecting the governor-general needs to become more democratic.
OPINION: Wellington made the sevens a booming event - it's too soon to take it anywhere else.
Editorial: Banks are not loved: even bankers say so.
Editorial:The jihadi brides affair is extremely damaging for the Government. It raises serious questions about the accuracy of claims made by John Key, SIS boss Rebecca Kitteridge and Security Intelligence Minister Chris Finlayson.