OPINION: I've found myself contemplating violence several times in recent weeks.
It might be time for one of John Key's confidantes to ask him an important question.
OPINION: Are Aussies just harder than Kiwis? Please, don't shout.
OPINION: Derek Burrows was moved by a war exhibition that hinted at the horrors his grandfather faced a century ago.
EDITORIAL: Encouraging more people into more study will improve the chances New Zealand can further diversify its economy.
OPINION: It's amazing how quickly something completely unexpected becomes an accepted part of daily life.
EDITORIAL: Searching through listings of animals for sale online can be great fun.
OPINION: It’s been a testing few days – in more ways than one.
OPINION: This isn't the column you might have read if a week was twice as long as it is.
EDITORIAL: We've all noticed it, haven't we?
OPINION: Lightning doesn't strike twice, does it?
OPINION: It's been one of those weeks that's tough to put into words, which is a little problematic when it's your job.
OPINION: What with increasing child poverty and a growing inequality gap you'd think New Zealand had enough problems on its plate just coping with the living.
OPINION: Columnist Grant Shimmin doesn't do New Year's resolutions - but he does love a challenge.
OPINION: The New Year has already been good to me.
OPINION: It's the season, isn't it? If you nodded, or muttered yes under your breath, I know where you're coming from.
OPINION: It comes as bit of a shock, just before Christmas, to find you no longer exist.
OPINION: We love a bit of friendly interprovincial rivalry in New Zealand. We love it almost as much as we love to talk about the weather.
OPINION: The prospect of an ocean swim in Caroline Bay holds excitement - and trepidation - for Timaru man Grant Shimmin.
Earlier this year Prime Minister John Key claimed some Kiwis were sending money overseas to support Isis.
The Week of Living Catastrophically.
OPINION: Some observers might have expected Judith Collins to slide quietly off into the political sunset.
It’s only just over two weeks to Christmas – well, here in New Zealand it is.
I might not be the best person to make this point. For the most part, I'm unfailingly polite.
OPINION: The answer to our language's decline is to buy a T-shirt.
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.