EDITORIAL: Children's entertainment has its perils.
Letters to the editor correspondents write about council campaign signs, council companies and oil/gas drilling.
From the News Desk
EDITORIAL: Infrastructure matters. But it's not everything.
EDITORIAL: Something doesn't add up with the NZQA Year 11 algebra exam.
EDITORIAL: Councils prepare to consult on the contentious issue.
EDITORIAL: It's fast, it's brutal and it's out there.
EDITORIAL: The Government moves to better confront family violence.
EDITORIAL: Hillary's feeling poorly. Donald's behaving poorly. Who's more likely to improve?
EDITORIAL: The council isn't a company, remember.
EDITORIAL: Even when really bites, that's not the worst of it.
Connect the dots
EDITORIAL: We shouldn't be too quick to judge the efficiency of our quick-response alert system.
EDITORIAL: ''Nice doggy'' doesn't cut it.
EDITORIAL: It's not enough to know a king hit is dirty. When your dander's up, the knowledge needs to matter.
A letter writer suggests erecting a monument to the money wasted on the cycle trail.
EDITORIAL: How to fashion a noose for yourself with festive lights.
OPINION: New Zealand's must not squander the enormous potential benefits of the Auckland Island pig breeding facility, argues Grant McLachlan.
A letter writer wonders whether ratepayers are too busy to express concern about Southland District Council spending.
EDITORIAL: The Commerce Commission prosecutions back up the talk about shameful conduct from the insurer.
A letter writer wants to know what councillors REALLY get paid.
A letter writer wants the council to divvy up its profits to those who need it.
OPINION: Invercargill's brand should invoke its heritage, Philip Todd contends.
EDITORIAL: Who said open-and-shut issues were easy?
EDITORIAL: Is it really a case of "That'll have to do pig. That'll have to do''?
A letter writer is calling for leadership so more people will be attracted to the city and even enticed to stay in the region.
EDITORIAL: Banks will keep closing.
A letter writer is exasperated about the number of labourers being brought in from overseas when there are 15,600 unemployed labourers already in New Zealand.