OPINION: I was going to write about the election, but then I went to the supermarket and a worker asked me a question.
OPINION: The election may be over, but the next three years will still be a challenge with the next stage of the rebuild.
OPINION: In achieving the seemingly impossible majority, John Key proclaims his complete mastery of the NZ political landscape.
OPINION: John Key should use his reshuffle to take transport off Gerry Brownlee, leaving him with more time for the recovery.
OPINION: Everyone could have used some pseudoephedrine on election night.
OPINION: The upside for Labour of this disastrous campaign is things really can't get any worse.
OPINION: Labour made three significant strategic failures that rendered it a party unfit to lead.
OPINION: The Scots this week have had their say literally on the future of their country, and on the unity of the nation-state it has belonged to for 307 years.
OPINION: Corporate awards nights are nowadays a bit like the Oscars, with posh frocks, Perspex trophies, and the odd cash prize.
OPINION: One of NZ's more bizarre and unsavoury election campaigns has been a personal triumph for John Key. l Labour faces huge challenge
OPINION: My boyfriend moved in by stealth. I just sort of woke up surrounded by excess furniture and bedding, which included a Tri Pillow.
Giving dog second chance in our first house
OPINION: One of the best things about being a homeowner is the freedom to get a dog. Or cat. Or any animal you want.
OPINION: I am proud to count Scottish nationalism as one of the great international movements I have influenced in a small way.
OPINION: Scotland reaffirms affection for southern neighbour, proclaiming it would walk 500 miles to fall down at England's door.
OPINION: It is crucial the next government continues to support our city recover and grow.
OPINION: "Monsieur," said my assistant, Jen, "remind me why we are going to the wedding of two strangers?"
OPINION: Will the pre-election brouhaha over Flock Hill Station still be talked about next week?
I quite like Kim Dotcom. I shouldn't, but I do.
OPINION: The job seems to have won. I, Barack Obama, have become my office.
OPINION: A scenic journey from Christchurch to Kaikoura proves how easy a commuter rail service could be for Canterbury.
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