It strikes me that Steve Hansen talking about signing on as All Blacks coach for an eternity after the World Cup is a bit presumptuous.
The story of murderer and child abuser Phillip Smith's escape and flight from this country was one suggesting chronic systemic failure.
OPINION: Movies reviewed this week: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Jimmy's Hall and Rise.
Sue Bradford, stand up and take a bow. You've earned it.
OPINION: Having been beaten twice in his quest for the leadership, Robertson says his aspirations are over. Should we believe him?
OPINION: If GWRC ever thinks this Wairarapa dam is going to be easy, it needs a cup of tea and a lie down.
OPINION: All eyes in America are presently glued to a suburb of St Louis, and a decision to be made by 12 people.
A distant memory was revived with news that service station forecourt staff have been docked wages.
A bunch of faceless union hacks chose Andrew Little to lead the Labour Party this week.
No good deed goes unpunished, as British pop campaigner Bob Geldof discovered this week.
Andrew Little may have slid through a side window to gain the Labour leadership, but he has brought fresh air with him.
It appears that Roger Sutton is a bit of a dork.
Solutions become problems become solutions, and without a long-term view, nothing changes.
Humble people who would normally shun the limelight deserve to be recognised.
The overwhelming scientific consensus is that human activity, including agriculture, plays a significant role in climate change.
Tomorrow the Labour Party will announce its fourth leader in as many years.
There was an extraordinary story published in yesterday's Manawatu Standard.
OPINION: What a total bloody shambles. Phillip John Smith has made fools of our Corrections Department.
It appears that sorry is indeed the hardest word.
I've been in journalism for 30 years and the change in that time is staggering.
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