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Talent show producers acted badly

OPINION: The notoriety of X Factor talent show contestant Shae Brider who served six years for his role in a manslaughter is testament to the fact that putting past wrongdoing into careful context is an important thing to get right.

Not one for the banknotes

Southland artist Nigel Brown's work, Intestinal Tract, has been clenching the colons of Captain Cook Society members.

Standing safe and sound?

For safety rules on school buses, is "so far, so good'' satisfactory?

An unappealing situation? Good.

OPINION: Let's not get litigious if we don't absolutely have to.

Isn't this survival-instinct stuff?

OPINION: Can our dairy farmers explain the problem with the Southern Dairy Hub proposal?

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Letters to the editor: December 5

Times readers share their views on news and events far and wide.

Letters to the editor: December 4

Times readers share their views on news and events far and wide.

Letter: Business sense

Letter: Light lunch bit thin

Sad farewell to local govt mate

Southern Focus It's not "The Big C" or any other macho terminology that sounds like a Texas ranch in a John Wayne movie. It's simply cancer. A word we should all feel familiar with.

Spotlight for Owen Gerrard was backstage

It's true that cool climates produce some good theatre, Southland being a case in point.

Hall's demise marks era's end

Growth crucial, not optional

Faith, and faith rewarded

While we find ourselves joining in the annual sigh - Christmas earlier every year - we know it is just not so.