OPINION: What is your house made of and could it poison you?
OPINION: Canterbury has more men aged 20-24 but, unlucky for them, no increase in women aged 20-24.
Would you prefer to live in the town or country? Would you prefer to soak up the peace and quiet of the natural landscape, or revel in the buzz of urban life?
OPINION: If Labour is wise it will attempt to replicate Saturday's mobilisation effort in Christchurch East across the entire country in 2014.
OPINION: Labour's resounding victory in the Christchurch East by-election should be causing a few sleepless nights at National Party HQ.
OPINION: The longer we dither on the issue of water quality, the bigger the problem will become.
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OPINION: In the debate about our fresh water, it's easy to forget that we all seek the same thing - clean water for everyone.
OPINION: In the fragmented world of MMP politics, the trick is to compete and co-operate at roughly the same time.
OPINION: We could benefit by being more open to change, and by championing exciting new architecture, like Singapore.
OPINION: While Aratere's absence is a fixable problem, the same cannot be said of the impact of competition in the marketplace.
OPINION: How is it acceptable again to make, sell and buy toys that caricature black people?
OPINION: It is the insurer's choice whether to repair or rebuild a house, even if sometimes their decisions seem at odds with common sense.
Thousands have had to pack up and move out during quake repairs, a process that makes you reassess your clutter.
Nitrate in water may not only be risk to babies
OPINION: There is a sinister side to nitrate with high doses associated with some cancers, warns Professor Ian Shaw.
OPINION: Could Canterbury Tales be a model for ongoing collaborative projects that can revitalise inner-city Christchurch?
OPINION: As a colleague to a new migrant, it's important to understand how cultural differences shape workplace behaviour.
OPINION: Water is back in the news - but how should we best value it?
OPINION: You can tell the political heat in the Christchurch East by-election is warming up when the major parties start sending their heavyweights into the east more regularly.
OPINION: Vicki Buck once spoke of her vision for cafes spilling over the Square. It's still a great idea.
Our health system is operating at full capacity. With the loss of hospital beds after the earthquakes, maintaining capacity to deliver services and reduce waiting times remains a significant challenge.