I first met Scout Fletcher when her old man, Nick, was laying bricks for me some years ago.
OPINION: If I were an older person I'd be scared to death of young people voting in large numbers.
OPINION: I watched Dan Carter hobble off the field with another injury and really felt for the guy.
OPINION: Boy, what a cracking wee ground we're going to have with the Hagley Oval grandstand.
OPINION: We've found all sorts of creative things can happen if you add enough hilarity and dick jokes to the equation.
OPINION: Last week's column on the difference between High and Victoria streets certainly caused some debate.
OPINION: Why Christchurch's Victoria St is on the up, and High St is struggling.
OPINION: PR man's 'mean-spirited' criticism of Gap Filler is absurd, writes Johnny Moore.
OPINION: Good graffiti requires talent and skill and tagging requires little more than half a brain and a tin of paint.
OPINION: People often ask me: "What's the theme of your columns?" I'm not entirely sure.
OPINION: Just because you have a relationship with someone doesn't mean it's a good idea to go vintage motoring with them.
OPINION: We spend a whole lot of time discussing how to stay alive and not a lot about what happens when we're dead.
New restaurant lonely in a desert of destruction
OPINION: While I rant and rave each week that nobody is investing in the central city, here I am investing all my money smack-bang in the middle.
OPINION: Childless aunties and uncles are cool. They let you stay up late and listen to good music.
OPINION: Plenty of people are heading into another winter in a house that's not providing a decent home.
OPINION: The rebuild plan is a failure and we need leaders who are willing to find a way out of this mess.
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OPINION: Campaign to get C1 Cafe to turn off its 'inappropriate' music is ridiculous, writes Johnny Moore.
OPINION: Johnny Moore says we should listen carefully when outsiders question the Christchurch rebuild.
OPINION: Running a business on the busy intersection of Bealey Ave and Victoria St, I see a lot of crazy driving.
OPINION: The Press has given me the week off so I can gather my wits. I, however, will still say the last word.
OPINION: An elderly man who has fought for years is getting worn down. "When they come, will it be too late?"
OPINION: The only tension my first year of marriage is everyone's insatiable desire to see us have kids.
OPINION: Judging by the responses I received after last week's column, my wife's not the only one lying awake all night.
OPINION: There she is, lying awake and looking sad when I splutter to life in the morning.
OPINION: Anniversaries are a good time to stop and reflect. Where have we come from? Where do we want to go?
OPINION: 'Lawn is like booze. A little bit is a great thing. But too much and we'll wake up with a headache.'
OPINION: Hope for the planet tied to an old bloke who drives a Renault and sits at head of an institution that has much to answer for.
OPINION: I'm in trouble with my wife after telling her I think men are funnier than women.
OPINION: We need to nurture the quirky projects putting Christchurch on a global stage.
OPINION: Earthquake news is ramping down, but reports of no-good boy racers are on the rise.
John Stanley is my hero. When I grow up I want to be him.
OPINION: Johnny Moore looks at what makes Christmas in our city special.
OPINION: Street art is something that will help put Christchurch on the map for something other than disastrous disaster recovery.
OPINION: The Old Hack - my journalistic mentor - has been on the phone again this week.
OPINION: Johnny Moore was blown away by the support he received for his recent column.
OPINION: Johnny Moore finds himself sticking up for the Ministry Nightclub, and lamenting its loss.
OPINION: Johnny Moore looks at why precincts stink, though suggests prostitutes walk the Justice Precinct.
OPINION: Johnny Moore decides that next year he won't be such a Cup Day grouch.
OPINION: If farmers are forced to sell up and cash in, what does that mean for our future?
OPINION: How about some of the city's public green space be used for a locally-run farm?
OPINION: As we rebuild Christchurch, should we be looking at a city like Portland or aim to be more like Canberra?
OPINION: I read the headline of the year the other day: "Luck of the Irish has sex-disease downside".
OPINION: In the not too distant future, Victoria St will be busier than Lincoln Rd.
OPINION: I have seen proposals for buildings in this city that will be truly special. Just don't expect that of every landlord.
OPINION: I'm pleased to report that my new Christchurch Phone Directory was delivered the other day.
OPINION: About now, fair-weather motorcyclists like me start thinking about getting their bike on the road for summer.
OPINION: It's almost a decade since I graduated from journalism school.
OPINION: Who will line up to spend $450,000 on a 75-square-metre apartment with one parking space?
OPINION: The idea that people need to spend money to show love is offensive, says Johnny Moore.