OPINION: I have crawled under the covers and literally wept actual tears about our democracy.
OPINION: Having gone off the rails weeks ago, the campaign has turned into a set for cartoon-like characters and an increasingly bizarre script.
OPINION: Labour has run a campaign focused on a single leadership personality - and it simply hasn't worked.
OPINION: Putting a government together after Saturday may prove to be a more than usually difficult task.
OPINION: When people say the "moment of truth" was an anti-climax, a nothing - don't believe them.
OPINION: Kim Dotcom’s big reveal may or may not change the outcome of the election, but its ripples will spread well beyond Saturday.
OPINION: What Glenn Greenwald is about to say - not the way he is saying it - has potentially enormous implications for NZ.
OPINION: You get to see inside a lot of churches when you cover grassroots election campaigns.
OPINION: The much-promised announcement being staged by Kim Dotcom today must be one of the most ballyhooed in NZ political history.
OPINION: Voting early, surrounded by ads, is a dodgy exercise, writes Jane Bowron.
OPINION: John Key cannot afford to be blindsided over GCSB revelations, so he's leading the attack.
OPINION: John Key dismisses mass snooping claims, but are he and US journalist Glenn Greenwald talking about the same thing?
OPINION: There has been a sea-change in New Zealand politics during the past week.
OPINION: Winston Peters is likely to choose who our next prime minister, but voting for him is gamble.
TRACY WATKINS - The Dominion Post
John Key appears to be backing himself to over-deliver on National's tax-cut promise in three years' time.
OPINION: After a frenetic start the campaign has slipped into what passes for routine these days.
At a time when most people of his age are shuffling off towards the retirement home, Winston Peters is hauling himself around the campaign trail.
OPINION: If the measure of success in a leaders debate is delivering the line that sticks, then John Key probably won last night's Campbell Live face off with David Cunliffe.
OPINION: Kim Dotcom is promising revelations about the prime minister and the "sordid workings of Hollywood".