"You can't win. If we don't sledge, we're too clean and it's weird. If we do, then we're monsters."
Cooking is really difficult, particularly when you're trying to make it look Instagram-worthy.
How are you feeling, five years on from the devastating February 2011 earthquake?
Dealing with unreasonable landlords can drive you out of your renting situation.
I survived for seven years in a very violent relationship - the difference being I was the male victim.
The reality is that the number of children living in absolute poverty is in the tens of millions.
A requirement for tourists to display T-plates would alert surrounding drivers to be extra vigilant.
SHANNON ENGELMax is an ocicat who loves to play fetch and groom his human owners. And he's full of energy!
"Move these events around. The 9s need to do this as well before they crash and burn like the 7s."
Kiwis behind campaign to buy Abel Tasman beach are grateful for support but say the job's not over yet.
OPINION: Monitoring our children’s every move online is an invasion of privacy and potentially harmful.
Leicester City may be leading the English Premier League but Spurs are genuine title contenders, writes David Lim.
We should use this day to celebrate being a nation, rather than centering it around a document that has created division.
Those who forget their history are condemned to repeat it.
It was great fun before selfies, tight security and drunken louts took over. But it should still stay the capital.
OPINION: The national president of the RSA says every Kiwi should have their say on the flag.
Our immigration policies are hardly letting in floods of migrants and, in any event, we need them.
Is there a piece of Kiwi paradise you would you go out of your way to protect?
'Hire a windscreen washer to be positioned there - take a 50 per cent commission and make some money.'
Let's keep Waitangi Day. It is not Waitangi Day that causes political controversy, it's New Zealand's history.
New Zealand has a shocking level of family violence, says Minister of Justice Amy Adams. As a nation, we need to put a stop to it in all its forms.
Is it time for the Sevens to move on from Wellington? Where would you like to see it go?
Has Waitangi Day become too political?
Pubs and clubs need to review their drink prices rather than blaming supermarkets for a lack of business.
A beautiful shot of Taylors Bay just as a storm rolled in on a summer's evening.
Twenty years ago, Cricket Max was invented before being overtaken by T20. Which do you prefer and why?
Benji is a stunning Bengal cat who's full of energy, and is a recent addition to Ashleigh Keene's family.
How do you monitor what's going on in your teen's lives?
I'm 33 and have terminal cancer. I believe dying with dignity law would give many a new lease on life.
Adopting two lively kittens has been a shock but still bundles of fun.
A photobombing horse at the centre of a row was a magnet for puns.
Our grandparents look after our kids while we work and I love the amazing bonds they have created.
Cliche of partner who is violent because of drink, drugs and poverty needs to be dispelled.
"The economic effect of immigration is notoriously difficult to assess."
Two in five grandparents believe they should be paid for taking care of their grandchildren. Should they?
The biggest issue with rental properties in New Zealand is the tenants - by far.
This is the ultimate sweet treat. It's an impressive serving for friends and is dangerously moreish.
Killing people is wrong, and asking the health system to kill its patients goes against the spirit of what it is for.
I want women to be able to say 'I was a victim of domestic violence', and not feel ashamed.
If things get a bit stressful at work, my husband, me or one of the staff pick up one of the dogs for a cuddle.
"Not a million miles away from that tragic Chris Gayle idiot - intimidating female journos who are just doing a job."
Why is the Government only targeting students with loans who are outside New Zealand?
If our identity is so intertwined with Maori culture, why isn’t Maori taught as a compulsory language in NZ schools?
This veggie minestrone soup recipe gets even better after a couple of days in the fridge, says Jarred Wilson.
The necessity of safe spaces and queer friendly households for transgender people is simply vital.
There is a lot of talk of death with dignity, writes Martin Ryan. What about life with dignity?
Bond adopted me when I visited the SPCA in Tauranga just over a year ago.
Mobility, mental illness, and feeling irrelevant contribute to an increase in loneliness among seniors.
"Some elderly people are cranky, fussy and just a little difficult! But we all need a kind word."
What are your favourite once-in-a-lifetime, that could 'only happen in New Zealand' moments?
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