OPINION: The Porirua Sports Awards evening should be an occasion to be proud of.
OPINION: Porirua needs people who care enough to put up their hands, but focusing too much on amalgamation would be a mistake.
ELEANOR CAVE - Kapi-Mana News
My smartphone is faulty. The retailer agrees it is, but replaces it with a refurbished phone. Do I have to accept that? What are my rights?
OPINION: Election day in local government may not be until October 12, but mayoral races in our two largest cities already seem done and dusted.
TALKING POLITICS BY GORDON CAMPBELL - Fairfax Media
OPINION: America's Cup hoopla has overshadowed the plight of community health clinics, which serve low-income people.
OPINION: The proposed Aotea Lagoon wake park is limping towards the resource consent stage.
OPINION: New Labour leader David Cunliffe will have several opportunities to present himself as an alternative Prime Minister.
OPINION: Mongrel Mob members might be laughing at the new gang patch ban, but taxpayers should not.
TALKING POLITICS BY GORDON CAMPBELL - Wellington
OPINION: Polls have become the drug of choice in political life.
Touch of Grey
BY KILIAN DE LACY - Kapi-Mana News
OPINION: How are you all feeling after the recent earthquakes? A bit shook up, perhaps?
OPINION: The decision to deny the Fantame St bottle shop in Cannons Creek a liquor licence could have far-reaching consequences.
OPINION: While the Labour's Got Talent show rolls on, other political stories are being relegated to the shadows.
OPINION: After a sometimes troubled childhood, Wellington's water services company seems to be knuckling down.
OPINION: While Grant Robertson and David Cunliffe are both excellent public speakers, Cunliffe has been better able in the House to score hits on the Government.
TODDLER IN TOW BY KELLY ETEVENAUX - Kapi-Mana News
OPINION: I have been to Te Papa many times, but there is nothing like seeing it fresh through the eyes of a child.
OPINION: It's election time - the silly season began on Friday when aspiring local body politicians finally had to declare their hands.
OPINION: If Steven Joyce provides much of the Government's intellectual firepower, Paula Bennett plays a different role for her colleagues.
BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News
They might be among the best basketballers in the country, but Jordan Ngatai and Brook Ruscoe still love being put through their paces by their childhood coach.
ELEANOR CATER - Kapi-Mana News
OPINION: Becoming a parent brings with it considerations you've never had to think of.
OPINION: Years ago, the Health Department explained to the media that its independent testing of health remedies only swung into action when "someone turns green or bits start falling off them".