OPINION: Labour caucus reshuffles don't mean much. The real news is the rise of Kelvin Davis.
OPINION: Taxing online purchases is fair, but only if ridiculous fees are not part of the deal.
OPINION: The Government’s response to climate change, in its years in office so far, has been cheap talk and a hollowed-out regime for regulating emissions.
OPINION: Call me old-fashioned, but if up to $300 million of my rates are going to be blown on a runway I would like to be certain it will be used.
EDITORIAL: Treasury tells other departments to cut, cut and cut again. Meanwhile, Treasury grows bigger.
OPINION: Wellington should not submit to miserliness and give up on a proper runway too soon.
EDITORIAL: Wellingtonians rightly want smoking banned in more parts of the city.
OPINION: People should cast off any tiredness and cynicism they still feel about the flag process, and ask themselves what they really think.
OPINION: The Government has made a special art out of passing laws under urgency, bypassing the usual checks and balances.
OPINION: Safety and a proper concern for risk in the workplace must be the legacy of Pike River.
OPINION: No-one came close to Jonah Lomu.
OPINION: The Paris attacks punctured a period of relative calm in Western countries.
OPINION: The law is unfair to battered victims who kill their abusers.
OPINION: The ending of the nuclear standoff with Washington might depend on American admirals.
EDITORIAL: Good work, Peter Dunne. You've pinned the blame for the detainees' row right where it belongs: on the broad backside of the Ugly Australian. Blogger Dunne rightly blasted Australian "concentration camps" and the "real villain", Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton. Parliament's common-sense mouse has roared like a lion.
OPINION: Civic Square already works, but it's reasonable to freshen it up now and again.
OPINION: John Key should not be defending Australia's bad policy on Kiwi detainees.
OPINION: The drink-drive rules are too confusing.
OPINION: Andrew Little might have excited the party faithful. He can't excite the electorate.
OPINION: Wellington's mayoral race next year will pit two skilful politicians against Celia Wade-Brown.
OPINION: New Zealand needs more homes in places people want to live, so that everyone gets a roof over their head without financial agony.
OPINION: Charles and Camilla will attract smaller crowds than William and Kate. But the NZ republic won't arrive any time soon.
OPINION: New Zealand Rugby will do all it can to cash in on World Cup success.
OPINION: Wellington would be a better place with more 30 kmh speed zones.
OPINION: Wellington City Council can afford the living wage.
OPINION: Zealandia is great for conservation but not for ratepayers.
OPINION: The signs are dismal for the Phoenix, unless the FFA is engaging in the wildest brinkmanship
OPINION: MPs should not have sponsors. Sponsorship brings conflicts of interest.
OPINION: Why should taxpayers be spending a fortune each year on former MPs' travel perks?
OPINION: How easy is it to get hold of a gun in New Zealand? Far too easy.