OPINION: After a century of hairpin turns and government congestion, the long-awaited Transmission Gully road is properly set to go.
New Zealand's abysmal record on animal rights should be an election issue, writes Catriona MacLennan.
It's always a risk with a party - that point in the evening where the mood changes and things tip over.
OPINION: Craig would have to be found a National seat where the local candidate was prepared to throw away his or her seat.
OPINION: Potential workers see Wellington as having limited career opportunities and, as a result, are not confident about staying or shifting here.
OPINION: Far from dying, Wellington companies are adapting rapidly to changing economic demands.
OPINION: Full credit to everyone involved in the weekend's flurry of football - the Phoenix owners, players and fans most of all.
OPINION: Howzat! The umpires have rejected the dodgy pitch of the NZ Transport Agency for a Basin Reserve flyover.
OPINION: Wellington has made real economic progress in the past year, as shown by today's article revisiting The Dominion Post's Wellington Report of a year ago.
OPINION: Pakeha often feel intimidated by Maori culture and language. We're afraid of making mistakes and being mocked for it.
OPINION: Everything he said circled back to the point that his time in the Beehive was ending. It was like he was dying.
OPINION: It's scandalous that anyone in the public service can have their spending scrutinised, yet MPs remain protected.
OPINION: Some sudden, intrusive sounds provoke what I can only describe as an involuntary, irrational rage.
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I thank Kim Dotcom for bringing a theatrical edge to the political landscape, even if it's only momentary.
They were clearing the decks for the election this week, but for the two major parties it was just more of the same.
OPINION: Binding referendums sound good - "pure democracy" - but they are actually a worry.
OPINION: The Basin flyover plan was the product of a transport agency too focused on roads.
GERHARD SUNDBORN, ROB BEAGLEHOLE AND SIMON THORNLEY - The Dominion PostOPINION: 'Every day I have to extract teeth which are rotten to the core by super- sweet sugar drinks in young children. Often under general anaesthetic this carries risks. In my daily job, I extract over 50 teeth from children each week".
OPINION: After years of planning, months of hearings and 8000 pages of transcripts, the Basin Reserve flyover is not a goer.
OPINION: Winston Peter's has celebrated NZ First's 21st birthday with a round of dubious new policies.
OPINION: You could be forgiven for not noticing that NZ First had turned 21.
OPINION: The dirty war in Ukraine has claimed a planeful of innocent victims.
OPINION: Too much has been made of the Aratere woes. It's time to start looking at things from KiwiRail's point of view.
OPINION: Rock star economy? More like a one-hit wonder at best.
OPINION: Small towns will die as their elderly populations dwindle, says the Royal Society's "Our Futures" report.
OPINION: The purity and cleanliness of our waterways now possess much, much more than mere aesthetic value.
OPINION: Tania Billingsley hasn't been a pleasing complainant.
OPINION: The Kim Dotcom fiasco seems to have no end.
OPINION: New Zealand is facing an explosion of rats and stoats and, as a result, an extraordinary threat to our native bird population.
OPINION: When I taught English, no-one wanted to know what I thought about it. Now that I don't, they sometimes do.
The Wellington region has much to be proud of in our public transport system.
What a terrific World Cup. It had drama, humiliation, heroism - and biting.
OPINION: The recent announcement on bottom lines for water quality has re-ignited the debate on the impact of farming on our rivers and lakes.
OPINION: As long as talk about education during the election campaign doesn't descend to simplistic slogans, that's a good thing.
It was 30 years ago today that David Lange's Labour Party won the election that would change all our lives.
OPINION: Glenn Green and police say he is the country's most dangerous stalker and seems he's interested in stalking me.
OPINION: Wellington City Council has found 137 heritage buildings that are earthquake-prone.
OPINION: Craig Cliff indulges in a brief history of time travel.
Blaming dairy for all New Zealand's water pollution problems is not fair, writes the boss of Water New Zealand.
OPINION: Aggresive tax avoidance has gone the same way as smoking: once common and even respectable, nowadays it's seen as a vice.
OPINION: Is it any surprise that people tune out when they hear the cries of global warming alarmists? The words "boy" and "wolf" come to mind.
OPINION: Memo to voters: look less at what they say they will do and more at what they may need to do to win power.
OPINION: I doubt very much that rapists and violent offenders will respond to Cunliffe's battle cry of "stop this bullshit!"
OPINION: Living centrally means giving up some of the classic "not in my backyard" attitude.
Football's World Cup really is a cup for the world - everywhere you go, everyone's watching.
Sugar taxes will extract more money from citizens' wallets for governments but do nothing to curb obesity.
Our waterways are not healthy. The toll of the dairy boom has been dirty rivers and lakes.
Asking young people to vote is like asking them to a party with old people where they won't understand the chat.
OPINION: Everyone knows the vital importance of education - the possibility it brings of transforming a child's life and prospects.
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