OPINION: Our Government is slowly contaminating our freshwater supplies through a combination of neglect and thoughtless economic strategy.
OPINION: Utterly unforgiving lanes, painful parking spots, and more road closures. Welcome to Christchurch.
OPINION: If Andrew Little doesn't promote Jacinda Arden to deputy-leader, then he's a fool, writes Chris Trotter.
OPINION: Baseless assertions about the effects of immigration are distorting our political debate
Could a fire services merger go further to see a new model which takes over Civil Defence?
OPINION: Do you ever feel like you're drowning in serious news? Relief is at hand.
A week of memorials and rock and roll therapy.
SATIRE: We grill a spokesperson for the NZ Super Fund board about how they settled on more than $1million for its CEO.
Editorial: Cleaning up rivers and lakes is simply the right thing to do.
OPINION: What would Donald Trump say about Cadbury planning to shut its doors in Dunedin?
Chamberlains Ford is all but withered into a puddle, filled with slime. But its swimming quality is marked as "good".
OPINION: Even the most reasonable, level-headed people can be reduced to a hot ranting mess by parking tickets.
NZers' all-consuming love of sport is at the heart of the Commerce Commission's decision to reject a merger between Sky and Vodafone.
OPINION: Before too many spades slice the soil or seed is sown, we need forethought and planning to get replanting the Port Hills right.
Six years on from the February 22 earthquake has often been picked as a mid-way mark of the recovery.
Memorials are prone to attracting controversy, writes Steve Meacham as Christchurch's earthquake memorial is unveiled today.
OPINION: Christchurch has a new way of remembering the February 22 earthquake.
Opinion: When old acquaintances remeet, it's a sharp reminder of how time hasn't stood still.
OPINION: Situation in Turkey shows what happens when a populist president believes himself to be in the cross-hairs. Will America's democratic legacy be next?
Christchurch's cathedral stand-off has a strange knack for resurfacing at the worst possible moments.
OPINION: As frontline heroes are saluted, alarm bells are ringing about the rudderless leadership from officials.
OPINION: MPI should go ahead and extend the paua harvest ban along the east coast, say commercial paua divers.
OPINION: More grazing would reduce fire risk in the Port Hills, argues Dr Derrick Moot who leads Lincoln University's Dryland Pastures Research team.
OPINION: A city was threatened by fire and reality was threatened by a president.
Our helpful American friends are very welcome, but lets extend the hand of friendship on our terms, not as a junior partner in an outdated alliance.
SATIRE: Kaikoura residents send emergency supplies of expletives back to beleaguered fire-affected Port Hills residents.
OPINION: The ability to stare into a camera and tell a bald-faced lie seems to be a prerequisite for staff in Donald Trump's administration.
OPINION: Despite all its quake practice, Civil Defence is giving out unclear messages, and creating more anxiety.
OPINION: We were smug about our shift to a peaceful neighbourhood. Now we spend our evenings preparing to leave.
OPINION: The Coastal Pacific Trail is one of the biggest tourism and economic opportunities of our generation.