OPINION: It's not a long way from Nugget Point to the road that leads back to the Southern Scenic Route through the Catlins.
OPINION: It's not an entirely comfortable week for everyday housewife Harriet Wakefield in Rotorua with her ex-lover.
OPINION: The snooping agency you really need to worry about is Facebook, writes Derek Burrows.
In 2013, 42 people were sentenced to imprisonment in the Timaru District Court.
OPINION: A holiday in Tonga is passed up for a trip home for everyday housewife Danyel Southwark.
OPINION: Everyone takes the piss out of Timaru. Unless you're from Timaru, then Waimate cops it.
OPINION: Trevor Mallard advocating to bring back the moa will surely be the most bizarre political outburst in the run-up to this year's election.
OPINION: Wellington housewife and Labour Party activist Harriet Wakefield tries to get her life back on track after she leaves her husband for a woman.
OPINION: Grant Shimmin is considering going cold turkey on the World Cup.
OPINION: Hot news of the week seems to have been from the law and order department, writes Tim Jackson.
OPINION: Readers will not be surprised to know that I'm avidly following the unfolding of the scintillating football World Cup in Brazil.
OPINION: It's that time of year again; the time when nights are long, toes are cold and publicly funded Environment Canterbury berates us all with messages designed to stop us from burning wood.
Everyday Housewife Danyel Southwark has fallen on hard times, but is a stranger about to change her luck?
OPINION: For Fifa, video review would also help to remove any whiff of possible corruption ... on the field, at least, writes Grant Shimmin.
OPINION: A recent poll of social attitudes in Britain revealed that 95 per cent of respondents felt immigrants should speak English.
OPINION: Everyday housewife Harriet Wakefield listens in as rumours spell a bad week for politician David Cunliffe.
OPINION: Most of us have heard of the Y generation, or Gen Y.
OPINION: When I was 5 or 6 years old I was running along when I tripped and fell into a bed of stinging nettles.
OPINION: Are cheese rolls worth the fuss of claiming ownership, Tim Jackson asks.
OPINION: Relics from times past can be hugely evocative. We touch or see items from thousands of years ago and try to imagine what it was like to have been there.