From the moment I saw her tiny face behind the bars of her cage, I knew she was destined to be part of my family.
GLYN JONESRiding a motorcycle in this country can be - and often is - hazardous in the extreme. Because of others on the road.
PAULA BENNETTIt is my challenge to all employers to make diversity a priority, Paula Bennett writes.
How to solve our pot problem? Regulate, tax and restrict cannabis.
The longer you look, the more you see. Shooting stars, constellations and clouds all appear.
Ice doesn't share her love easily, but when she does, she's the best snuggle cat ever.
I remember the ambulance officer saying to me: "I know it's tough now, but I promise you it will be OK." That stayed with me.
Climbing New Plymouth's Paritutu with Granddad Roy, I discovered I wanted to be just like him at 94.
LORRAINE SCAPENSFor six years I was tired, and I couldn't work out why.
Lily is an earthquake orphan who has become my best friend.
Speed and alcohol are the easiest things for the police to target, so that's what they're doing.
I left knowing I didn’t want to work with them.
Patients do not understand that some practices receive significantly more funding than others.
While Madison is happy to solicit cuddles at the facilities she visits, her human better not pat other dogs...
I don’t avoid knitting because it is seen as being effeminate. I avoid it because I find it boring.
Hoover used to be "terrified of everything", but now he is relaxed and enjoys life with his new family.
This young Kiwi mum of two lost 35kg in a year through determination and hard work.
People always think Tito is a puppy because he is so little and bouncy.
Backyard cricket, fish and chips, or relaxing on the beach: we want to see how you're spending summer in NZ.
Jake Iwanica loves capturing moments around NZ. He recently turned the lens on the Central Plateau.
He loves to play and explore, is always on the go - and even talks back.
Seeing those numbers on the scale hit me hard. I told myself: you are still young, enough excuses.
I didn't want another dog, but my husband and daughter wore me down. And I'm so glad they did.
Over the years I've noticed a quantum shift in the way we Kiwis deal with things that offend us.
Sometimes making a decor or renovation decision is simply not simple.
Hurley and Millie love their family, and make coping with anxiety much easier for their mum.
My advice to anyone diagnosed with cancer: don't be blase about what you're going through.
I didn't even know I was pregnant until I saw her head coming so yes, of course, I was absolutely terrified.
In this picture Lincoln is wondering where, oh where, are those humans off to now.
Most of the boozers at Wellington Sevens can drink without causing trouble.
After six months he stopped asking questions, stopped wondering where you were. Then you called.
What were your big moments in 2016, and what are your resolutions for the new year?
Scruffy posed outside a store with two fake dogs, leaving passers-by guessing which dog was real.
The sky was clear and the stars were very visible, so I got my camera out and headed to the beach.
It’s time to kiss single-sex schooling in New Zealand goodbye.
Just look at the internet to see that there is an audience out there for nearly every kind of body.
No fancy camera, just a smart phone and good timing.
So we want to hear your success stories - how did you kick your smoking habit?
The depression label has always been on my mind, but you shouldn't suffer in silence.
If you had all the time and all the money in the world, what would you do?
I want children to be curious, to be responsible for themselves and to be kind to each other.
We are now living in times of great political change but what are we changing to?
Why are our children at higher risk of being bitten during the holidays?
Being dyslexic, school was not an easy time for me. But now I've returned, as a teacher.
With exercise it seems the trend is to go hard or go home. How do you get your health and fitness buzz?
Behind the perfect hair and nice house, I hide a personal secret - and it's exhausting.
We need to find a new way of making decisions as a nation and re-engage the masses.
"Private enterprise" is the least efficient and most wasteful way of providing public services - give them back to the people.
I’m not one of these hyped up people on Twitter demanding that English and Bennett exalt feminism - that's wrong.
Structure in our education system is poisoning our kids.