OPINION: Human beings sitting in a steel box at 35,000ft seems about as normal as an octopus managing a construction company.
OPINION: My one criterion was whether, when I heard a certain phrase, I found my fingers reaching for the speaker's carotid artery.
OPINION: Dog poo on the wheel of a suitcase goes a long way. All the way from the Waiheke ferry terminal to my bedspread.
OPINION: The digital workplace is a marvel. It really has revolutionised the work/life balance.
An exasperated non-smoking friend used to threaten to insert a chimney in the top of my head if I didn't quit.
OPINION: Pep talks, public art, murals . . . there's too much crystal-gazing claptrap in post-quake Christchurch.
OPINION: How did I end up buying flights from Auckland to Wellington when I'm in Christchurch?
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.
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