OPINION: National wants us to focus on the lazy stereotype of dole bludgers, writes Colin Espiner.
OPINION: Babies? Puppies? John Key has kissed them. It must be an election year.
OPINION: Trotting your kids out to cry in front of the cameras makes me wince, writes Tahu Potiki.
OPINION: The royals had a day off to recover from jet lag yesterday, but it didn't stop politicians from jostling.
OPINION: When Tau Henare first started turning up at National Party meetings there a noticeable ripple would go through the room.
OPINION: Can John Key convince voters to believe a Labour Government could be "part of the problem" of higher mortgage repayments?
OPINION: Labour's economic counter so far under Cunliffe has been low-key and delivered largely from the regions.
OPINION: Labour's high hopes of gaining traction in the National stronghold of Ilam got off to a false start yesterday.
OPINION: Owning a rare first edition of Mein Kampf personally signed by Hitler is more than just a little bit creepy.
OPINION: The first thing I want to make clear is I have never actually sat down and read Mein Kampf.
OPINION: The looming election campaign will be frantic, dirty and with Kim Dotcom added to the mix it is sure to also be unpredictable.
OPINION: The Government's asset sales programme has fallen billions of dollars short of the headiest predictions.
OPINION: It's hard to see what is in it for Mana to strike a "codeshare" deal with Kim Dotcom's Internet Party.
OPINION: There could not be a better time for more than 50 world leaders to gather to discuss nuclear security.
OPINION: Seconds after John Key stepped off the plane from Shanghai to Hong Kong, the third and final stop of his Chinese visit, officials began rolling the red carpet away.
OPINION: Like the water-to-wine miracle, it requires a huge leap of faith to believe Hekia Parata's line about turning public funds into private funds that are above govt scrutiny.
OPINION: If John Key's approval rating ever does start to dip, he may lament that international leaders don't get to vote.
OPINION: How long before Prime Minister John Key decides Hekia Parata is a liability in Cabinet?
OPINION: Labour has shown a nuanced approach to the Greens and NZ First, but what will it mean after an election?