OPINION: Everyone could have used some pseudoephedrine on election night.
OPINION: My boyfriend moved in by stealth. I just sort of woke up surrounded by excess furniture and bedding, which included a Tri Pillow.
OPINION: I am proud to count Scottish nationalism as one of the great international movements I have influenced in a small way.
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: Labour has run a campaign focused on a single leadership personality - and it simply hasn't worked.
OPINION: Artist renderings are still doing most of the talking for Christchurch's central city.
OPINION: Voting early, surrounded by ads, is a dodgy exercise, writes Jane Bowron.
OPINION: They used to have debutante balls, and now they have strip-a-thons.
OPINION: Nothing like rubber-necking at a fancy car in a prang to almost create a second crash.
OPINION: Next time we have an election let's replace the shouty debates with a series of potluck dinners.
OPINION: At 5.30pm the MKR 2014 contestants arrived at the the Internet Mana house. The judges, John Campbell and Paul Henry, arrived a few minutes later.
OPINION: David Cunliffe was not only flummoxed, but woefully outfoxed at the leaders' debate.
OPINION: Surely it would be "unwise" to use a catchword of this election campaign, to cast your vote early.
OPINION: My mum texted me at work this week. The text read simply: "Please Google me dog's anal glands".
OPINION: Islamic State fighters call to mind many totalitarian movements but none so much as the Communist Khmer Rouge.
OPINION: My mum has never liked dogs so why is there dog roll in her fridge?
OPINION: So they opened Pandora's box, and creepy-crawly things gushed out.
OPINION: When on a plane coming in to land, I hold my book a little higher so I can be seen by those who've had to switch off their electric books.
OPINION: What gets some politicans out of bed is not the drive to make the world a better place, but to score points, bully, smear, divert, and inflict pain.
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