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Job market cruel to graduates

graduation

With even 'entry-level' jobs demanding three years' experience, it's too hard for young Kiwis to get on the career ladder.

Cost of curtailing free speech

Free speech

Silencing opponents through legislation will lead to the rise of totalitarianism.

Abortion is not empowering

Abortion

It's obvious - abortion is not a choice, rather a tragic response to a lack of choices.

Time to curtail free speech

Free speech

If New Zealand wants a fairer future, we should criminalise Islamophobia.

Stop asking if I want kids

Childfree

I'm only just figuring out university - how should I know if I want children?

My anxiety is called Walter

anxiety

"Walter is separate from me, so I cannot think badly of myself whenever he appears."

Too many fish in the sea

online dating

Swipe, type and invite - dating apps sound simple, but they're far from it.

Phoenix unity struggles

Wellington Phoenix

NOEL BURLAND

Unless they learn to play as a team, the Wellington Phoenix will be out of playoffs contention. Or worse.

My social media addiction

Facebook

JENNIFER JACK

Facebook was my be all and end all. Until one day I realised just how damaging it could be.

The cathedral conundrum

Cathedral

HENRY AMUNDSEN

It’s still a symbol of Christchurch, and today it's got even more power than it did before.

Stop playing the blame game

Stop sign

TANMAY NANDURDIKAR

A bad driver is a bad driver - it doesn't matter who they are, where they're from or what colour their skin is.

Let down by doctors

Shianne

I've been neglected by the people I trusted with my life.

Keep the voting age at 18

Classroom

STEVE WALTON

School isn't the real world, so why give students a vote for real world issues which don't affect them?

Stop with the man-shaming

Working dad

ANDREW STEVENSON

I may earn more than my wife, but who pays the mortgage while she's home with the kids?

The elephant in the room

Depressed

PAUL LYNCH

People are confused about how to help those in danger of suicide. But in some cases, it's easier than you think.

Making Super Rugby super

Super Rugby

NOEL BURLAND

Cut-throat decisions need to be made to restore the competition to its former glory.

Rape jokes are no surprise

Rape culture

Until we create a culture in which boys can call out sexism without fear, it will continue unchecked.

Racing a tax-free haven

Greyhound

As we watch our retirements and chances of home ownership slip away, NZ funds a pointless industry.

New look F1 cars don't cut it

Formula One

NOEL BURLAND

Changes essential to tree-hugger friendly engines that have done nothing but alienate fans.

Getting NZ Super on track

Superannuation

JEREMY THOMPSON

Long term planning requires long term vision – not myopia.

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