They say money talks – mine mostly says ‘goodbye’.
Financial literacy is a laudable goal but for many it's an irrelevance.
A tale from a South East Asian jail.
OPINION: Is anything other than "I'm fine" worth the effort?
OPINION: This flag debate feels like it’s been going on forever – but what have we achieved?
OPINION: Oh what a tangled worldwide web some people weave when they're planning to deceive.
OPINION: I have to admit some months ago when the changes to the national flag were proposed I was horrified. Why change it?
OPINION: On November 14, 2012, my brother Michael was killed in a workplace accident. He was 33.
OPINION: The All Blacks face relentless pressure to be the best team in the world.
Opinion: There's an old, time-tested tenet, and it's this. Always separate your solids from your liquids.
Our province is facing a perfect economic storm. Things are looking grim for Taranaki businesses.
Every time we say no more - until it happens again.
OPINION: I want to congratulate Justice Minister Amy Adams for tackling domestic violence.
OPINION: Chief executive Barbara George gives an update in a week when Witt made headlines.
OPINION: It's like a high stakes game of poker that's turning into one massive imbroglio.
OPINION: It's difficult to talk about the TPPA because we don't know much about it, Ross Henderson says.
OPINION: It seems impossible to actually buy anything in Waitara without a personal touch, Gordon Burnside says.
OPINION: Imagine making a mistake that would later cost an innocent woman her life.
OPINION: Somewhere between New Plymouth and Palmerston North lies a city nestled on a river valley floor.
The naysayers have it that we are heading for a downturn or maybe the dreaded 'R' word.
Even political journalists must feel a bit of fatigue with margins of error and seat projections and declaring that, as always, Winston Peters will hold the balance of power.
OPINION: OPINION: Art, whether found in galleries, the Solar System, or a sick child's CT scan is a humbling experience, says Dean Jamie Allen.
OPINION: The good people of Whanganui want my guts for garters.
OPINION: There's one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to the Len Lye Centre. It gets your attention. It's literally a beacon, and it's had photographers lining up around the block to get a snapshot.
OPINION: "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life".
The Len Lye Centre has spectacularly achieved its goal of being eye catching but some are asking if it might be too dazzling.
OPINION: Senior citizens have protested for a year about the dangers of an unpaved section of footpath, but the council says an upgrade is not a priority.
OPINION: Armies march "in column a route" or at least that's what I used to hear the drill instructors command.
We have two New Zealands. The difference has never been so stark.
OPINION: In case you missed it, that streak of white smeared across the night sky was the New Zealand dairy industry.