OPINION: A few days ago, a friend and former colleague put a message on Facebook to his American friends.
OPINION: It was one of the first things I thought of when I heard the news.
OPINION: Stories of Lomu's selflessness show us what we've lost.
OPINION: There is nothing more aggravating than reading comments on social media sites from ignorant, rude people.
OPINION: This is not so much a homage, or a review, as an exercise.
OPINION: Worth every minute, and every last cent.
If I buy 26 apples from you but you sell 28 identical apples, who will be in profit?
OPINION: Be prepared. The old scout motto is one we forget at our peril.
OPINION: Three scooters sat idle near a wall at the amusement arcade at Caroline Bay.
OPINION: What's the greatest invention of all time, in your opinion?
OPINION: The underdogs claimed victory when jockey Michelle Payne crossed the finish line of the Melbourne Cup on Prince of Penanze.
This column is not going to be about the All Blacks and the Rugby World Cup.
How are the nerves, folks? Jangling a little?
We're halfway through a week of posturing and postulating that will ultimately be pointless.
As a man of English extraction, I’m quite partial to a good old cup of tea.
I've got to do something to make myself less attractive.
OPINION: When I was at school I was always reluctant to reveal my middle name.
OPINION: It was about the time I was left suspended somewhere over the Southern Ocean that I lost my giraffe.
OPINION: Living 'below the line' is possible - but don't expect any variety.
The sign wasn't actually that big. Had we been two lanes over to the right, I may not have seen it.
You can't turn your back on Timaru for a minute before all sorts of interesting things go off.
New routines are hard to start, writes the Old Chook.
OPINION: It didn’t take too long to reacquaint myself with one of the sounds of my youth.
All week it's been bubbling away under the surface.
"I'm not ready to play the cripple card just yet."
OPINION: Japan's win against South Africa must surely rank as the biggest upset in sporting history.
OPINION: Hamilton City Council made a blunder by refusing to rule out euthanising Oz.
The drama league performance of Evita is faultless, a writer says.
To forgive does not automatically mean you have to forget.
A reader is disturbed by motorists ignoring the signals of emergency services.