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Call centre frustration

call centre

OPINION: I sat down at the computer on Saturday afternoon to complete the task of writing this column.

Little blues trip instinct to protect

little blue penguins

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.

Coming to terms with reality

miley cyrus

OPINION: ACT Party donor and Auckland mother of two Danyel Southwark is yet to come to terms with the election result ...

Stumbling through defeat

Everyday Housewife Danyel Southwark shares her thoughts on the week past, as relayed by satirist Steve Braunias.

Free things? Love 'em

u2

OPINION: I love getting stuff for free.

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.

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.

Of fruitless yoghurt and automatons

telephone

OPINION: I was an angry young man last week.

Make no mistake - grammar matters

dictionary

OPINION: It really was a moment to feel proud.

'Waste of time'

Ballot box

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.

Challenge leaves me cold

ice challenge

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?

Focusing on the election

dirty politics

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.

Inform voters properly

dirty politics

OPINION: I'm really relieved I'm a swinger right now - it means I have a chance to influence the forthcoming election.

Politics, and life and death

Robin Williams

OPINION: Wellington housewife and Labour Party activist Harriet Wakefield is sidetracked when she has a lesbian affair with an Internet Party supporter ...

Tributes testament to genius

OPINION: It stuck with me the whole weekend, and beyond.

The root of ruthlessness

babe ruth

OPINION: Today we're going to talk about words.

Battle on Epsom doorsteps

david seymour

OPINION: Everyday Housewife Danyel Southwark gives her breakdown on the week past, as relayed by satirist Steve Braunias.

Billboard shenanigans

Altered Labour billboard

OPINION: Vandals have already started defacing election billboards around the country, writes Derek Burrows.

Tom's speech to business leaders

tom anderson

OPINION: After taking part in the Enterprise in Action weekend earlier in the year, Roncalli College head boy Tom Anderson walked away as one of the top students.

Too many lack living wage

jaine ikurere

OPINION: There has been no trickle down to industrious Kiwis at the bottom end of the wage scale, writes Derek Burrows.

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