OPINION: Denial of the humanity and right to life of the unborn is a threat to the right to life of every citizen.
OPINION: Water charges are a complex issue unsuited to populist fixes.
History has shown Londoners rise above tragedy, responding with defiance rather than fear.
OPINION: Without further ado I'd like to announce Johnny Moore's Cheese of the Year 2017: Kaikoura Cheese's Tenara.
The claims about SAS crimes in Afghanistan require a full government inquiry.
OPINION: A piecemeal approach will not be enough for the return of native birds to Christchurch, writes Dr Amanda Black.
OPINION: Joe Bennett gets a telling tap on the arm in a suffocating Dubai metro train.
OPINION: Greater than expected demand represents a vote of confidence from parents in their local schools.
Why should the commercial extraction of water be viewed any differently than other extraction industries, like gold, oil or natural gas?
OPINION: Economic buoyancy under John Key suggests political status quo likely to be protected.
Editorial: Our abortion laws are out of date, but unlikely to change.
OPINION: Abandoning An Accessible City would be dumping problems of congestion pollution on the next generation.
OPINION: Probably not. I haven't seen him, for one. And I suspect he knows too much about cow poo.
The concept of a Christchurch Dollar would need considerable buy-in from local businesses and communities to make it work.
The ashes of a news week.
OPINION: I knew some aspects of manliness could be harmful but, crikey, now masculinity is toxic.
SATIRE: Hello, this is Bill English. I can't come to the phone as I'm busy acting in a prudent and measured way, but please leave a message.
OPINION: We need to make better decisions about water use according and 2017 is crunch time.
OPINION: Religion and politics are intertwined in the debate over the sale of state housing.
EDITORIAL: After damage to homes and businesses, time to consider "green firebreaks" for the Port Hills.
OPINION: Don't worry if you're not Irish. The Micks are an inclusive bunch and they're not touchy about cultural appropriation.
OPINION: A legal threat to halt Accessible City project smacks of short-term thinking.
OPINION: If it is not Baroque, why are Disney trying to "fix" their Beauty?
OPINION: Kiwis view access to public land as a birthright, but it shouldn't come at the expense of private property rights.
OPINION: Venturing into the world of the old and demented leaves Joe Bennett searching for any small succour.
OPINION: Letting foreign buyers of exclusive boltholes lock out public access threatens Kiwis' cherished backcountry egalitarianism.
OPINION: School bathrooms have become one of the most fiercely contested fronts in the identity politics wars?
OPINION: Planting back quickly and correctly is crucial after the Christchurch Port Hills fires.
OPINION: Are Christchurch City councillor Raf Manji's grand designs on Ilam an expedition of political folly?
OPINION: Raising the superannuation age has stoked the generation war - but what exactly is a "generation", asks Chris Trotter.