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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.
OPINION: Yesterday proved the vulnerability of parts of Christchurch already identified as flood-risk areas in a report from last month.
OPINION: News that a West Coast school was in a flap over sex education made me nostalgic for the comforting imaginary past I retreat to in times of bafflement.
It's time to banish the "what ifs" from my brain as I prepare to take on the Motatapu Icebreaker this weekend.
OPINION: Judging by the responses I received after last week's column, my wife's not the only one lying awake all night.
OPINION: In politics rejuvenation rates alongside succession planning. Both are easy catchcries and generally seen as "a good thing".
OPINION: Councils building stadiums need private cash up front lest they be stiffed on the bill.
OPINION: Apparently there's nothing more valuable than good parenting - unless you're asked to value it in monetary terms.
OPINION: For those who remember the Cold War, suddenly it feels like 1980 and world geopolitics just got frostier.
OPINION: The out-of-left-field appointment of Matt McCarten as David Cunliffe's new chief of staff caught NZ's political class almost completely off-guard.
OPINION: Labour leader David Cunliffe perhaps scored one or two electoral points last week when he visited.
OPINION: The likes of Amazon, Asos and eBay enjoy an unfair advantage, given their GST-free status.
OPINION: Google's first wi-fi balloon trial was a failure with 14 lost at sea. Will latest trial work?
OPINION: To lose the Cathedral would be a great loss, felt more acutely in the long term, says UK historian.
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