LGBT need All Blacks 'allies'

Richie McCaw

Having a gay All Black won't combat homophobia. It's straight All Blacks that can make change.

Is New Zealand a 'gay basher'? New Zealand's 'tall gay syndrome' 'Who cares if he's gay?' We all should

Five baa-rilliant comments

Our commenters weren't sheepish about shearing their views on a Canterbury farmer's antics.

Christianity 'teaches morality'

bible Removing Christianity from schools to keep a few atheists satisfied is a dangerous move.

Chch suburbs need investors

New Brighton People have no appetite for throwing tax money into an area that doesn't seem to care about itself.

'Nothing wrong' with Crusaders

Dan Carter of the Crusaders is tackled by Lolagi Visinia of the Blues It's not that the Crusaders don't want to win, but with the RWC there are bigger fish to fry, writes Alf Walker.

Travel photo competition

Smugshot Do you have a holiday snap that deserves a bigger audience? Send it to us and be in to win a camera!

Rate your school reports

Do you get the right information to understand how your child is getting on at school?

Crusaders, what went wrong?

Breast cancer battle scars

Sex ed, alcohol and consent

Sex ed In 10 years as a school nurse I've dealt with five rape cases. All involved alcohol, none were straightforward.

Sex ed needs teaching earlier

The teen pregnancy rate and incidence of STDs in New Zealand speak for themselves, says Richard Caves.

Start sex ed by educating parents

Sex ed 'should stay at home'

Stick to the facts for sex ed

By leaving sex ed to parents you run the risk of misinformation or no information at all.

Waging a war with food

weight loss Eating disorders are an insidious, destructive part of our society, but they are also one of the most hidden.

Two heart attacks by 19

On the road to recovery, I can tell you anorexia is lonely, it ruins your social life, then it kills you.

Anorexia effects 'unbearable'

The illness we keep secret

Beating the 'fear and shame'

At 19 years old she had bones thinned like an elderly woman. But she wanted to make a change.

Work hard, save, repeat

You make the money when you buy not when you sell, says first time home-buyer James Dallinger.

House purchase humble pie

There is a reason it is called a property ladder...start at the bottom and end at the top, Brad Sketcher writes.

'This home is our haven'

Shop in your price range

Home ownership is a choice

If home ownership is your ultimate goal, something is going to have to take the back seat.

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