MICHAEL CUMMINGS - © Fairfax NZ News
OPINION: The improving condition of the Manawatu River is encouraging, but no one should pat themselves on the back just yet.
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Sacking coaches in the middle of a season is not the New Zealand way.
OPINION: Every New Zealander who cares about this country's future would agree that a robust political opposition is key.
OPINION: A lot of people are expressing their opinion about Palmerston North's newest public sculpture, but not all opinions carry the same weight.
OPINION: Labour-supporting pundits and commentators have long sought consolation in the idea that National is hamstrung by a lack of strong coalition partners.
OPINION: Before the mid-2000s, Palmerston North's city centre had a reputation as a gloomy, dangerous place where violent bashings and sex attacks were common.
OPINION: For anyone who believes in open, transparent government, it was an ugly sight.
OPINION: Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf is on trial for high treason.
OPINION: If you want your city to be a drawcard for visitors, it's going to cost.
OPINION: While the Warriors performed poorly at the weekend, the debacle off the field was much worse.
Action needed as Linton Army senior team is being endangered by desertion from within its own ranks.
OPINION: Australians are perplexed - and I suspect slightly miffed - that New Zealand is likely to beat them to a new flag.
OPINION: A public conversation about cycle safety is essential, but it needs to be respectful.
OPINION: Rightly or wrong, the William and Kate attract huge international media interest wherever they go.
OPINION: All parts of the political spectrum must be free to hold and express their opinions. There should be no room for intolerance.
OPINION: The treatment of broadcaster Rachel Smalley has been poor, to say the least.
OPINION: Five years ago, there was a public outcry in Palmerston North when the city council spent $25,000 on a Christmas tree.
OPINION: A $10.5 million saving sounds great, but Paula Bennett hasn't provided enough detail.
OPINION: In a rapidly warming world, living at high altitude or with a high bank balance will be the only way to eat.
OPINION: Rugby referee Bill Adam was Manawatu's sporting scapegoat, for an overtime game in 1978.