OPINION: Previously you paid us money and we rebuilt your house if it burned down. Now you pay us more and we don't.
OPINION: Otira is the ultimate DIY challenge, the Do-Upper extraordinaire.
So, science. Even the word sounds evil. Oh sure, there's the worthy stuff like curing terminal disease but how much fun can there be watching a mouse romp round with an ear stitched on its back?
OPINION: Only a handful of people leave the world so revered that even their enemies bow their heads and acknowledge their achievements.
OPINION: Canterbury has more men aged 20-24 but, unlucky for them, no increase in women aged 20-24.
OPINION: Luck's strange. Sometimes it knocks on your door like it did for me one day.
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OPINION: The Court of Appeal's decision on the residential red zone has at last opened the way for action.
OPINION: Johnny Moore was blown away by the support he received for his recent column.
The decision on the case involving owners of property in a residential red zone has at last opened the way for action.
OPINION: If you thought running 42.2km was bad, try doing it with wet shoes.
OPINION: It may be a win for the Anglicans, but the demolition is no cause for celebration.
Would you prefer to live in the town or country? Would you prefer to soak up the peace and quiet of the natural landscape, or revel in the buzz of urban life?
OPINION: There's nothing like the shaming of the great and good to put a spring in the step.
OPINION: The Census provides the raw information needed to plan for schools, elections, transport, and health funding.
OPINION: Easter's meaning hijacked by bunnies so let's not have Christmas suffer the same.
OPINION: If Labour is wise it will attempt to replicate Saturday's mobilisation effort in Christchurch East across the entire country in 2014.
OPINION: Labour's resounding victory in the Christchurch East by-election should be causing a few sleepless nights at National Party HQ.
OPINION: Have you noticed that Lianne Dalziel's language has sharpened about the city council's real financial position?
OPINION: Yes, it really is December. And as the song says, 'tis the season to be jolly. And look after those entertainment expenses.
Stories of murder, domestic violence, revenge and kidnapping have been named the best New Zealand movies ever made.
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