EDITORIAL: One of the greatest risks of playing politics is the words you choose as weapons against your opponents coming back to haunt you.
OPINION: We're blessed, and those blessings are bringing immigrants. But we must remain watchful.
EDITORIAL: Great news for sports fans - but are Taranaki's musically inclined missing out?
OPINION: What have we allowed these so infinitely few twisted paedophiles to steal from us and our children and grandchildren?
This last weekend has certainly reminded us of the frailty of our traditionally recognised summer sports of cricket and tennis. Now I know many will put forward other sports, even my year-round golf, but cricket and tennis remain the big two … for now.
Duncan Garner: It's not that Jonah Lomu was a great rugby player, he was a great human being.
OPINION: If you want to take a country with you then Canada's Justin Trudeau provides a masterclass.
OPINION: Radical young men determined to cause mayhem and death in the name of Islam make a mockery of the peace loving Muslims who follow the Koran.
OPINION: It’s a mistake to blame all Muslims for what happened in Paris, unless you want to blame all Catholics for IRA bombings, or all Protestants for the KKK.
EDITORIAL: The internet has introduced a strange paradox around sexuality to the modern world.
EDITORIAL: New Plymouth District Councillor Murray Chong's latest online gaffe is the opposite of surprising.
OPINION: Where's the common good in this Australian deportation stoush?
Cheating seems to be taking so much of the sports headlines at present, mostly of course because of the court case against Chris Cairns.
OPINION: In my experience when people are dreaming they are usually asleep
OPINION: Just wait until New Zealanders see the Andrew Little that Labour Party members saw at its recent conference.
Now that we've held the cup for more than a week it's time to start thinking about other sports.
OPINION: I've seen a few things, but nothing prepared me for what I found in a small room reserved for totally dependent women.
You know that feeling when you’re part of a ‘collaborative’ process?
OPINION: Whole species being put at risk and if nothing is done to reverse this trend the only place our children will see them in is online
OPINION: DOC workers make a stand and management and politicians should take notice, says Ross Henderson.
OPINION: Just as Jesus needed time away, so do we.
They say never work with animals and small children. The reason is no matter how good you are, you will be upstaged by the woolly, the furry and the cute.
OPINION: It's "blasphemy" to not be a fan in NZ, but Ross Henderson just isn't that into it.
Cringe if you must, but a World Cup final helps define our national identity.
OPINION: OPINION: There's no doubt that New Zealand's epidemic of domestic violence lies firmly at the feet of men.
Who would be a referee? Well I was actually and in quite a number of sports. It takes a certain type of person to be a referee and hard as it is to believe, dealing with abuse is just a minor part of the job.
OPINION: The story of the Motunui Panels or ‘epa’ is so fascinating it should be the subject of a novel.
OPINION: God's house is not built of trillions of atoms; it is built on the foundations of love.
I've just returned from a week in Fiji and I really wonder now what on earth we get from our Sky Television subscription, especially the sports part of it.
OPINION: The new union E Tu isn't a scary outside force, Ross Henderson says.