OPINION: If I built columns of stone and concrete I wonder if people would still come up and tell me how they should be done?
OPINION: The world's fashion designers are clearly pretty terrible at their job. That's if you assume their job is to create clothes for people to wear.
OPINION: Every day, five front-line cops are assaulted. That's despicable.
OPINION: Having shifted seven times in seven years I've made the decision to never ever, ever shift again.
OPINION: By the Northern Hemisphere tour, Richie McCaw's likely to be sporting a little more facial hair as he promotes Movember.
MARTIN VAN BEYNEN - The Press
OPINION: So what does a heightened terror threat really mean and what are we supposed to do about it?
ANDREW GUNN - The Press
OPINION: In a time of turmoil, defeat and despair, one man will rise to lead a political party from the ashes. No, wait - three men and a woman.
BECK ELEVEN - The Press
OPINION: I admitted defeat. Man Flu is stronger than my will, writes Beck Eleven.
OPINION: Wanted: Expressions of interest for the New Zealand Motorcycle Party.
OPINION: I must have had the nicest pair of goats in the history of goatkind, or whoever coined the phrase knew nothing of the species.
OPINION: I have an idea for an app called 'Nan-r', which matches people with old ladies so you can go round for tea and soothing words.
People avoiding check-in fees delay boarding
OPINION: Getting on and off a plane takes far longer thanks to the wholesale abuse of carry-on baggage limits.
OPINION: We sound our horns in respect to Phyllis, or for the more lily-livered among us, to keep her ghost away.
Wellington's tooting tunnel has an unusual and dark story behind it.
OPINION: You can do it. Keep climbing, go on.
OPINION: Senior international scientists are warning of the dangers of creating "three-parent embryos".
OPINION: My first memory is being at the Vintage Car Club swap meet as a 4-year-old, a place where you meet all manner of folk.
OPINION: Having lost six from my circle in the past three months, but their deaths have given me clues about how to live.
OPINION: People who are forever telling me that the English language is in decline. It isn't.
OPINION: Considering it is not uncommon for power to be out for weeks after a Canterbury storm, Auckland's experience sounds a little jafa-oriented.
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