OPINION: Politicians are often accused of being two-faced. It's the classic throwaway line from people unhappy at the antics of those elected to lead them, and paid handsomely to do so.
OPINION: Mate, you asked us to dare to dream. We did. Now the reality is dawning.
OPINION: As Albert Einstein once said: "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
The signing of Manawatu Turbos first five-eighth Jade Te Rure by Scotland had me puzzling about the integrity of contracts.
As Grant Elliott smashed the ball over for six, the crack of willow on leather was a cultural boom for the sport.
OPINION: You know hysteria over alcohol has reached a new level when a waitress refuses to serve a glass of wine to a pregnant woman.
OPINION: The Government is, apparently, now flexible about a number of things, including who it sells houses to.
OPINION: The atrocity avenged, we have basked in the warm glow of self-congratulation since.
OPINION: Having witnessed the sacrifices these young rowers endure, I have a little bit of sympathy for their stance.
OPINION: No one needs rules. Rules are the refuge of the narrow mind, especially when it comes to language.
No police lost their jobs over IPCA's report of the police investigation of the Roast Busters.
OPINION: Officials needed to know whether lizards or native geckos exist at the property ... and whether their lives are in danger.
OPINION: I only need to say two names and you will know what subject I'm about to cover. These two names caused controversy and sparked strong opinions in our nation over the past week.
OPINION: Just a week after my thermos was summarily emptied by the gestapo, there was another incident.
OPINION: There is an old adage that suggests that the last place a person wants to be if they are ill is in a hospital.
The Northland by-election will not serve an indication of how the country will vote in the next general election.
Is it time for outdoor dining areas to go smokefree?
Quite a few years ago, a colleague dreamed up what would have been the ultimate reality TV show.
OPINION: That feeling of being smack dab in the middle of the twilight zone continues.
OPINION: It may be hard to tell, even with time, whether Palmerston North Mayor Grant Smith is the leader of a "winning team".
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