OPINION: I didn't know this woman who was shot dead on live TV. I had no business seeing her draw her last breaths.
OPINION: John Key warned Cabinet not to be arrogant and contract the dreaded disease.
OPINION: Donating an organ is less risky than farming – but unlike farming, ACC won't cover a donor's lost earnings.
OPINION: It seems people have been filling the heads of ambitious young Kiwis with cruel fantasies about their big OE in Britain ...
Will the Labour MP be royalty or casualty as Labour revamps its lineup?
After a week of politics, who's up and who's down?
OPINION: It's not too late to ditch the proposed flag designs and start again.
OPINION: Terms of reference for a parliamentary inquiry into euthanasia conveys robust intent.
OPINION: New Zealanders are waking up to the reality of our housing crisis.
OPINION: Female MPs and their looks - how is that still a thing?
OPINION: Nats should tell farmers to cop a little red tape and inconvenience to save lives.
OPINION: National's efforts to placate powerful lobbies like farming have turned its legislation into a laughing stock.
OPINION: It's hard not to see the flag referendum as signifying a limited vision of NZ's "independence".
You might think that ordinary human beings would have tired of capitalism's cyclical catastrophes by now, but round and round it goes.
OPINION: John Key and Bill English have ridden out a financial crisis before. Is this the next one?
OPINION: The farce created by the Government's hamfisted changes to the Health and Safety Reform Bill is a tragedy.
Look for a brutal reality check in pretty short order if Jeremy Corbyn wins the leadership of the British Labour party.
OPINION: Zoos are no longer about chimpanzee tea parties and elephant rides: indeed, visitors are merely a means to pay the bills as they save endangered wildlife from hungry farmers, poachers and trophy hunters like Walter Palmer.
OPINION: Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully seems to be treating public money as his own petty cash.
OPINION: "Life is short. Have an affair," the Ashley Madison website said. She snorted to herself.
OPINION: This flag debate feels like it’s been going on forever – but what have we achieved?
OPINION: Most New Zealanders don't use the flag to display and share their sense of national identity, says Prime Minister John Key.
OPINION Is someone being lined up to step into John Key's shoes?
OPINION: "Overt patriotism" is what John Key believes a new national flag would bring. But aren't we already getting that from those opposed to his $26 million referendum.
SATIRE: Are you trying to sell me an operating theatre?
OPINION: Despite various rulings from the courts not one head has rolled in Christchurch, Beck Eleven writes.
OPINION: Efforts to improve government transparency have been labeled 'insulting' by lobby group Transparency International.
OPINION: A new New Zealand flag does not have to explain why New Zealand is special.
OPINION: There was a time - it was about a decade ago now - and asset sales were centre of the political stage.