Opinion

Password we all know

password

OPINION: I've decided at the weekend that perhaps it was time to employ a password manager, writes Derek Burrows.

The cost of justice

Judge, court, gavel, justice

OPINION: Asked if rich people get better justice than poor people, eminent defence lawyer Peter Williams QC was quick to say yes.

Bad taste in the mouth

Hoki

OPINION: This 1080 poison warning in fish is quite a big deal. Even if the Conservation Department is trying to play it down.

Is new leader enough?

David Cunliffe

So, the Labour Party is in the market for a new leader.

Know how to be a hero?

300 medic

OPINION: Out story on the front page today would have to get many of us thinking.

Where is everyone?

lawn bowls

OPINION: A common theme emerged in two quite different stories this week. And the theme was, a shortage of people.

Chance to come clean

Police

OPINION: A coroner's finding usually brings closure in cases of unexpected deaths, but not in the case of Dale Bellaney.

Coping with new gadgets

iphone 6

OPINION: I find it incredible that someone would travel from the US to Australia just so they can buy the new Apple iPhone 6.

Paying back to their roots

Marc Ryan, Hayden Roulston, Shane Archbold

OPINION: South Canterbury's Anniversary Weekend had the usual array of sporting fixtures, but a closer look shows something special was going on.

Why such a low turnout?

John Key

OPINION: So that's that then. National's in government for a third term and Labour has recorded its lowest result since 1992.

Of fruitless yoghurt and automatons

telephone

OPINION: I was an angry young man last week.

A vote for stability

John Key

OPINION: What were the National Party's policies again?

Sentence about right

salmon

OPINION: There's sympathy for each side in the case of a Temuka man sentenced to 100 hours' community service for selling sports fish, namely salmon.

Confused? Still vote

Ballot box

OPINION: Oh the bliss if your political beliefs are so ingrained that your vote tomorrow is a no brainer.

Little about election to excite SC

Ballot box

OPINION: Nationally the election campaign has been full of drama, but it can't be said of the local version.

Gigatown, who's in?

gigatown timaru

OPINION: Step 1. Make the gigatown finals. Tick. Step 2. Win the finals. Pending.

Spy novel unfolds

Edward Snowden Moment of Truth

OPINION: Workable coalitions are unclear, parties with some good policies and people also have bad ones.

Make a fuss of scheme

Timaru Herald photo

OPINION: The man behind the Rangitata South Irrigation Scheme is a doer, not a talker. He doesn't go looking for pats on the back.

Changing the way we vote

OPINION: For more and more voters, Election Day has already come and gone. And maybe that's a good thing.

Opportunity knocks

targa

So the Targa rally drivers won't get their spin around the Levels Raceway. That's a shame, but not the end of the world.

Editorial: Not in my back yard

Legal Highs

It is a natural reaction. "Set up a legal highs shop near me . . . you've got to be kidding."

A fire risk from above

Sky lanterns

OPINION: We have a small window of opportunity to raise awareness of the potential hazards of using sky lanterns.

Let's dial it down a bit

Kate Middleton

OPINION: I called back page 1 of the Herald on Tuesday night, for a spot of breaking news.

The language is important

From the Beehive

OPINION: Politicians don't answer questions because they don't know the answer; they don't like the true answer; or they don't want to be held to the answer.

Spark's big fizzer

OPINION: Oh, the delicious irony of it. People trying to have a perve at nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence bring New Zealand's internet to its knees.

Let's rally for rally

targa

OPINION: It would be a shame if a way can't be found for the Targa Rally competitors to experience a spin around Levels Raceway.

A sombre milestone

Quakes

OPINION: How easy is it for you to believe that four years have already passed since the September 4 quake that changed a city forever?

Dark times abound

OPINION: There are times when it seems quite easy to think of conflict being far removed from us - though this week we've plainly been affected.

Editorial | V8s call big Levels boost

speedway

What a difference a couple of months can make in motor racing.

Make no mistake - grammar matters

dictionary

OPINION: It really was a moment to feel proud.

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