OPINION: Have you ever felt a deep connection with someone you didn't know?
OPINION: So is it offensive to refer to someone as a "Pommy git"?
So, the Rio Olympics are finally over.
OPINION: How frustrating is it for an athlete to be laid up by a long-term injury?
Opinion: If you've travelled by air recently and your luggage has gone astray, don't worry.
OPINION: Thank heavens for that.
OPINION: The Super rugby season is over but for me a new Super season is about to begin.
Congratulations to Natalie Rooney. She is a shining star.
OPINION: Icon versus eyesore. That's long been the debate in a nutshell.
OPINION: I wish I was more inclined to take selfies, and better at it.
OPINION: I'm surprised to learn that for 50 years Radio Hauraki has been mispronouncing its name.
OPINION: I love Rio, but just days out from the start of the 2016 Olympics, I'm not hankering to be there.
OPINION: Incredibly, Donald Trump is now the certified Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States.
OPINION: It all started so innocently.
OPINION: Surely solar power use should be encouraged, not penalised?
OPINION: What's the greatest trophy there is?
OPINION: I've never been more pleased to live more than 20,000 kilometres from my homeland.
OPINION: I read a good joke a few days ago. A new one.
I've been watching the centenary commemorations of World War I's Battle of the Somme.
OPINION: When it comes to impressive wins or embarrassing defeats, what claims the title?
OPINION: I'm lying on a comfortable bed. Through a window I hear the sound of waves on a nearby beach.
OPINION: I have to say I'm mightily relieved.
OPINION: I have a recommendation for you, a strong one.
OPINION: Chances are that by the time you read this, I'll be bonking on the beach.
OPINION: Ah, winter.
OPINION: I've had cause recently to make rather frequent telephone calls to my bank.
OPINION: Whoever it was must have been a genius.
OPINION: Should Blenheim decide to doff its name, would other beleaguered towns follow suit?
OPINION: Finally, I've settled on it. The title of my autobiography will be ...
OPINION: I was reading a newspaper report online this morning when I suddenly realised I could be sitting on a small fortune.