OPINION: Imagine making a mistake that would later cost an innocent woman her life.
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.
OPINION: After Pike River something had to be done. It would be done. But is the response coming undone?
OPINION: Labour's blundering on Asian housing and zero hour contracts.
OPINION: At this very minute there are three jars of peanut butter in my pantry. They are unopened jars. Reserve jars.
OPINION: Climate sceptics would be well advised to go easy on saying, “I told you so”.
On a recent trip overseas, seeing beggars on the streets was a regular occurrence - but there's plenty of poverty at home too.
New Zealand is a nation of people who all came from overseas at one point, Ross Henderson says.
Who better to boost our population than those with the hunger to make it here?
OPINION: A Taranaki principal takes aim at how NCEA results are being reported.
No country for old men, was a movie made by the Cohen Brothers a few years ago and if you haven't seen it, you should definitely make the effort.
OPINION: I've waited nearly 20 long and painful years to write this.
OPINION: 'Allo 'allo 'allo. What have we here?
OPINION: The meteoric increase in Auckland house prices is an economic bubble and bubbles, “always, always burst”.
OPINION: An uninformed bystander could be forgiven for thinking every rental property in New Zealand is in dire need of a 'warm and healthy' makeover.
OPINION: Lessons mankind can learn from geese.
OPINION: I start with a confession – I'm as guilty as sin on this one. My wife is too.
OPINION: Getting a baby to sleep has many similarities to playing with a loaded high calibre pistol.
OPINION: Big flooding over the weekend proves that social media has improved the bush telegraph no end.
OPINION: There's an issue that has more than bugged me all week - it’s made me bloody angry.