OPINION: Traditionally, New Zealand elections have been held on the last Saturday in November but it seems the Prime Minister has other plans.
OPINION: Authorities must act urgently to reduce damage from another disaster before it happens.
I play no music at home. If music comes on the car radio I turn it off.
OPINION: Sister city Adelaide is lovely, but Christchurch is where people genuinely enjoy social interaction.
The Christchurch Airport Marathon is 12 weeks away and it time to start training.
OPINION: The council must start dredging all of our city's waterways, writes Mike Yardley.
Ethan Stiefel, the American artistic director of the Royal NZ Ballet, will return home when his three-year contract expires in September.
OPINION: People can build in flood-risk areas, but only if they do so in a way that reduces the risk of flood to an acceptable level.
OPINION: What are we willing to do to stop multinational corporates given power to put a wrecking ball through our health system?
I'm leaving Shaky Town, Cone County, Christchurch, to move back to Wellington.
In the year 2000, Rolleston was served by its single, century-old school, which had about 240 students.
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OPINION: Name another world leader who could get away with making a gesture that literally means stupid while his home city drowns in the worst floods for a century.
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OPINION: Owners whose animals attack, maim or kill must be held accountable.
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OPINION: While Christchurch is used to dealing with disasters, we mustn't become victims of a PR disaster during the Royal tour.
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OPINION: 'I think and therefore I am - a member of the ACT party, in fact the leader.'
OPINION: I was shocked at what a bomb site the CBD still appears to be on my first post-quake visit.
OPINION: It is dull-headed to think we can open ourselves up to the full forces of nature without any form of intervention.
OPINION: Somehow, it is no surprise that EQC provided the wrong information to Gerry Brownlee, before he went into Parliament and lambasted Labour politicians.
OPINION: Some may think I whine too much, but venting frustrations can help solve problems.
OPINION: My heart goes out to Cantabrians cleaning up flood damaged homes today. I know a little about how they must be feeling.
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