'It's time for T-plates'

'T' plate for tourists

A requirement for tourists to display T-plates would alert surrounding drivers to be extra vigilant.

Road toll: What can we do? Where are NZ's blackspots? Tourists hire chauffeurs Tourist admits causing crash

Pet of the day: Mad Max

Max is an ocicat who loves to play fetch and groom his human owners. And he's full of energy!

Top 5 Sevens comments

Wellington Sevens "Move these events around. The 9s need to do this as well before they crash and burn like the 7s."

'Go New Zealand! We can do this!'

Kiwis behind campaign to buy Abel Tasman beach are grateful for support but say the job's not over yet.

'The internet was my lifeline'

Online safety OPINION: Monitoring our children’s every move online is an invasion of privacy and potentially harmful.

What would you save?

Is there a piece of Kiwi paradise you would you go out of your way to protect?

Who should host the Sevens?

Is it time for the Sevens to move on from Wellington? Where would you like to see it go?

Should we have NZ day?

T20 or Cricket Max?

'Impossible' dilemma

Elderly couple There is a lot of talk of death with dignity, writes Martin Ryan. What about life with dignity?

I'm against assisted suicide

Proponents of this bill think it is adding to their rights but won't unduly affect others. This is not the case.

My poppa had no choice

Euthanasia about head not heart

'We can get things wrong'

My perspective as a New Zealander and doctor is that euthanasia or assisted suicide will cause great harm.

Thanks to my teachers

NCEA Hard working teachers deserve credit for the academic success of their students, writes Jessica Paton.

NCEA struggle to success

With perseverance a teenager can overcome an academic obstacle, just as my daughter has.

Well done, son

Nail-biting NCEA results

How to cope with NCEA results

Five tips for helping your child deal with NCEA exam results in the best way possible.

Preventing silent drowning

Beach and water safety Silent drowning is a real danger, but these are some of the ways you can ensure your kids stay safe.

Water attitudes 'foolish'

We need to target water safety messages to at-risk groups - and that's not just kids, Helen Todd says.

Kiwi kids risk 'watery grave'

Avoiding water 'panic'

'Silent drowning' danger

I'd never heard of silent drowning, but my 5-year-old son was nearly a victim of it, writes Chris Hicks.

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