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Let's tunnel across the Strait

Creating a fixed link between the north and south islands would solve a lot of problems, says Grant McLachlan.

Hercules 'bland & uninspired'

Kellan Lutz in The Legend of Hercules

The only impressive item in The Legend of Hercules was the chest of Kellan Lutz, writes Peter Pluymers.

Super Rugby season XV picks

Julian Savea

All Blacks loom large, with a smattering of international talent, in James Lawler's dream Super Rugby XV.

A cultural crossing

Rediscovering a fresh approach to life on a ferry ride to India's island fort of Murud Janjira.

Samoan rugby 'owes' NZRU

Samoa fans

Without a strong professional structure in New Zealand, Samoan rugby would be dead and buried.

Arise, Sir Tim Southee

Tim Southee

Kiwi cricket fans have been waiting for the next Richard Hadlee for 24 years. Is Tim Southee it?

Give our farmers a break

Manganui skifield cow

Mike Stevenson speaks out on behalf of NZ farmers and says they deserve to be cut some slack.

Low-budget movie surprise

A still from Dragon Day

Watching a low-budget movie is like finding a rough diamond that would be a gem if it was better cut.

A Venn diagram of love


Society keeps trying to convince single girls they need a man to be happy. I beg to differ.

In Team NZ's hour of need

Sir Peter Blake

In Team New Zealand's hour of need, it makes more sense than ever to consider Sir Peter Blake.

Legal highs have got to go

legal highs

Non-voter takes a stand this election over fears legal highs will return to our shelves.

Survivor's drive to help others

Tracy Pepper

Tracy Pepper survived a 2.2kg tumour at age 10. She's using her second chance at life to help others.

Black Caps kings of swing

Tim Southee

Find out who's a world beater, and who's as useful as a submarine catflap in the Black Caps.

Loans 'punish' the ambitious

student loan

Why are we pushing the educated people of New Zealand into more debt? Clark Williams writes.

A Kiwi comes back home


Before the arrival of television, Friday night was the busiest night of the week in Whataroa.

Surviving long distance love


I thought long distance relationships were bound to fail. Here's how I proved myself wrong.

Can the Saints do it?


It's been a merry-go-round of imports for the Wellington Saints. Can they pull it together?

More school battles to come

Lucan Battison

Lucan Battison's case against his school will open the door for others, Nick Loughnan writes.

Where are our councillors?

Family violence is an issue we can all play a part in stopping, so where are our city councillors?

Waking up without


Imagine waking up, looking around and not knowing where you are or even who you are.

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