OPINION: Halloween candy and Bonfire Night sparklers are barely over but already retailers in New Zealand are turning their attention to the next marketing opportunity: Christmas.
OPINION: In her final diary entry, ACT Party donor Danyel Southwark packs up and heads back to Timaru.
'Not such a great idea after all'
OPINION: Derek Burrows owns up - he made the wrong call when he supported changing the NZ flag.
OPINION: ACT Party donor Danyel Southwark, traumatised by the election result, begins to lose her grip on reality.
OPINION: Over the years Derek Burrows has acquired a terrific T-shirt collection. Now what does he do with it?
OPINION: The benefits of winning Gigatown are worth it, but all that #gigaspam is driving Grant Shimmin crazy.
OPINION: Turtle populations are under threat from a common day item - the plastic bag.
OPINION: The PM has a new national standard on his mind: a redesigned New Zealand flag.
OPINION: I sat down at the computer on Saturday afternoon to complete the task of writing this column.
OPINION: Timaru's burgeoning penguin colony is a privilege, but also a responsibility, and it's clearly going to need some protection from overzealous visitors.
OPINION: ACT Party donor and Auckland mother of two Danyel Southwark is yet to come to terms with the election result ...
Everyday Housewife Danyel Southwark shares her thoughts on the week past, as relayed by satirist Steve Braunias.
OPINION: I love getting stuff for free.
OPINION: I've decided at the weekend that perhaps it was time to employ a password manager, writes Derek Burrows.
OPINION: I find it incredible that someone would travel from the US to Australia just so they can buy the new Apple iPhone 6.
OPINION: I was an angry young man last week.
OPINION: It really was a moment to feel proud.
Wellington housewife and Labour Party activist Harriet Wakefield puts aside her personal problems (lesbian affair, addiction to synthetic cannabis) to focus on the election campaign.
OPINION: Am I the only person in the world who finds the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping television and the internet slightly distasteful and extremely tedious?
OPINION: ACT Party donor and Auckland mother of two Danyel Southwark forgets her personal problems (fraud, child abuse) to focus on the party's election campaign.