OPINION: There is a settled and focussed feeling amongst the Labour camp that hasn't been present for some time.
OPINION: A new initiative could help families participate in the economy in a productive manner.
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.
OPINION: In terms of redistribution of wealth and high-level political engagement, National have shown themselves to be committed.
OPINION: Labour has run a campaign focused on a single leadership personality - and it simply hasn't worked.
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: Getting teachers to help kids of all backgrounds succeed is compromised unless we can reward those who really deliver.
OPINION: Nicky Hager up against Cameron Slater as front line news is not exactly the clash of the Titans.
OPINION: My daughter wants us to support a have-not family - are we being indulgent or will it teach her a good lesson?
OPINION: Some have dismissed comparisons of Vladimir Putin to Hitler as too provocative, and they may be right, but there are some common factors.
City still needs the country's help to recover
OPINION: Christchurch is doing all it can but it still needs the country's help.
OPINION: When I once saw someone fall face-first into a fire, I thought it was a party trick.
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OPINION: The fear of South Africa's violence is palpable so it is not surprising to find people shooting at shadows.
OPINION: Trotting your kids out to cry in front of the cameras makes me wince, writes Tahu Potiki.
OPINION: The business arms of large Maori incorporations and iwi corporates have grown to participate in a meaningful way in the dairy industry.
OPINION: Kohanga Reo trustees may need to reflect on whether they remain the best people for the job.
OPINION: I was shocked at what a bomb site the CBD still appears to be on my first post-quake visit.
OPINION: Shane Taurima would have been the country's most senior Maori broadcaster, but this is all history.
OPINION: I can't help wondering what Waitangi Day might mean to our kids. At the moment, it means a day off school.
OPINION: Since the new year I have attended three whanau-oriented hui and I made sure I took at least one of my kids to each of them.