Christchurch will not be defeated
OPINION: Despite all the frustrations, I am surrounded by people who will not be defeated, says former cathedral dean.
OPINION: If an insurer's expert will not change their view, it is best to obtain your own expert to point out shortcomings.
OPINION: Expect City Care and Red Bus Ltd to have the first For Sale Signs as council tackles financial woes.
OPINION: Christchurch council's proposal to put strict limits on building on risky parts of the Port Hills makes good sense.
OPINION: How nice not to have the steroidal big boys of China and America involved and winning everything at the Commonwealths.
OPINION: Since we moved in five weeks ago, everything that doesn't yet have a home is chucked in The Insanity Room.
OPINION: Hi everyone it's me! Paula Bennett, the Westie who's your bestie - and proud of it! Hey, I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it.
OPINION: The view when I wake up is not good.
OPINION: There's something cute about a girls' weekend when a couple of the birthdays being celebrated are set firmly in the early to mid-40s.
Gerry Brownlee was right to offer his resignation as transport minister after he breached airport security this week.
OPINION: NZ mountaineers controlled the Erebus crash site; Armed militia run the MH17 site.
The 20th Commonwealth Games began in Glasgow yesterday with a triumphantly exuberant opening ceremony.
'I could hear people's breathing growing shallower around me - I was unsure if it was the altitude or fear.'
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OPINION: One thing never changes, Lake Tekapo is always that same striking colour.
OPINION: We've found all sorts of creative things can happen if you add enough hilarity and dick jokes to the equation.
OPINION: A recent weight gain has meant I've rediscovered an old flame of my youth - track pants.
OPINION: It is hard being a woman. There are lots of rules, but none of them are written down in a list.
OPINION: The decision to nix the prospect of commuter rail for Canterbury is short-sighted and disappointing.
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