OPINION: Rejection slips are a win in modern writing – someone has bothered to open the envelope containing your manuscript.
Dogs know more than a thing or two and could teach us all a few lessons on how to lead happier lives.
Davor Tavich continues to show that Tasman United gave the wrong coach the job at the beginning of the season, writes Phillip Rollo.
OPINION: Ultra fast broadband might speed up your downloads, but for some the installation process can be ultra slow.
Opinion: Kiwis will be surprised to hear we have an 'Amazon-scale' ecological crisis occurring here on a similar scale.
Opinion: If ever there was a classic misnomer, surely it is "pilot whale".
OPINION: No more blisters or chemicals, just a silent killer.
Columnist Bob Irvine gets up close and personal with other campers at the Mapua Leisure Park.
The strength of New Zealand's culture and openness to diversity on Waitangi Day is a humbling experience that is vital to the preservation of Maori tradition, Jessica Long reports.
Ro Cambridge examines her experiences with religion after witnessing a river baptism.
A 1974 caravan, eight rolls of duct tape and strong winds - it was a mixed camping trip for our columnist Russell Harding.
Most people would find it barely credible that two youngsters not yet in their teens would take their own lives within a single month.
A smartphone crisis has led Bob Irvine to take desperate measures.
Anyone who has looked nervously at the central Wellington's skyline when visiting the capital will welcome the news.
Have you noticed how on Facebook everyone's life is never less than perfect?
In flipping between the serious and the silly, Donald Trump was always able to destabilise his opponents.
The mountains on one side; the sea on the other. Imagine a cycle trail along the stunning Kaikoura coast.
Summer is the perfect time for creating a lifetime of family memories.
"Bomb low" illustrates the explosive impact of nature, and the difficulties of predicting it.
Tennis greats could learn a thing or two from the fun family tournaments played at French Pass, writes Angela Fitchett.
Golden Bay's Whanganui Inlet used to be teeming with fish and birdlife. Now it's much depleted.
Imagine if beauty contests, like Miss Kaiteriteri, got serious about training.
EDITORIAL: Here's a variation to the old line about things that look too good to be true generally are so.
Nasty norovirus not what you expect to bring home from holiday.
My daughter, who bears a Korean name and inherited Korean genes from her father, and Irish and English genes from me, gave birth to her first child in Auckland hospital on December 20.
OPINION: A Canterbury dagger deep in injury time leaves Tasman Utd with the sorry form guide: LLLLL.
Nelson artist and fisherman Martin Simpson captured the beauty of trout fishing.
Farmers have the next 52 weeks to build budgets, make decisions, read meat-works schedules on Fridays and manage other challenges and changes.
OPINION: Each staff-member at my daughter's work received a bottle of wine for Christmas. Nothing unusual with that, except this vintage had gold flakes floating in the fluid.
"You'll want Christmas Day off, I suppose?" said Scrooge.