Nordstrom's $618 'mud' jeans video

These jeans are a perfectly apt summary for the way we project our lives on social media.

OPINION: These jeans are a perfectly apt summary for the way we project our lives on social media.

Now or never for rental quality

Rental homes are twice as likely to have poorly-maintained features than owner-occupied buildings, according to a survey.

The market is hot, the incentives are there. If the standard of rentals doesn't improve now, it never will.

Will Chelsea do the double?

Chelsea are on the verge of winning the English league-cup double.

HEAD-TO-HEAD: The Blues are on the verge of winning the EPL and FA Cup double, but will they get there?

Confessions of an alco-pop girl

RTD-swilling women under 24 are emerging as New Zealand's worst problem drinkers - and I'm not surprised, Anna Loren writes.

OPINION: I got drunk for the first time when I was 13. It was fun, until it wasn't.

Migration debate a logic bypass

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse imposed a "remuneration test" as a proxy for skills.

OPINION: Recent boom in work and student visas suggests room for cuts.

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Can we please let men be men?

Bring back old-fashioned masculinity, from the time before males were filleted by gender equality.

OPINION: Bring back old-fashioned masculinity, from the time before males were filleted by gender equality.

The silence that kills stuff nation

Even on the last day of her life 13 Reasons Why's Hannah went to the counsellor. She still tried to stay.

You can choose to die once but you choose to live every day. I'm a suicide survivor and we should talk about it.

13 Reasons Why haunts viewer forever video

The series is centred around a 17-year-old, Hannah Baker (Australian actress Katherine Langford).

OPINION: 13 Reasons why has cast suicide as a form of triumphant payback. It is dangerous and wrong.

If Shelly Bay means a council handout, get lostalito

Some developers have alleged that Wellington City Council is considering selling its land at Shelly Bay for less than ...

OPINION: If the developers have a cashflow problem, they could sell the council a stake, writes Dave Armstrong.

Editorial: NZ already has low public debt

Steven Joyce says lowering debt levels helps the country run a "strong and vibrant" economy.

OPINION: Steven Joyce has more pressing things to worry about than cutting the national debt.

NZ's population booms

National's new finance minister Steven Joyce delivering his first speech to an audience in Auckland in February.

OPINION: Could New Zealand's population hit 5 million by late next year?

Election? What election?

Guyon Espiner's revealing interview with former Prime Minister Jim Bolger will be a welcome addition to the archives, ...

OPINION: Judging by our TV current affairs shows, we won't be seeing much of the politicians this year, writes Jane Bowron.

Don't feel guilty about going back to work

"I spent years feeling guilty about not finding motherhood totally and utterly fulfilling": Kasey Edwards.

Wanting to work is not a reflection on how much we love our children, writes Kasey Edwards in a new book.

The real Parker-Fury story

David Higgins has had a frenetic past six months and events such as the Brisbane 10s were not a commercial success.

OPINION: Joseph Parker's promoter David Higgins drags himself off the canvas to set the record straight.

NZ dominance pleasure and pain

Rob Thompson of the Highlanders fends off EW Viljoen of the Stormers on Friday night.

OPINION: It's a fine line between pleasure and pain, and right now NZ followers of Super Rugby might be straddling it.

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