It was one of the biggest sports stories of the week, though you may have missed it.
The lawyer defending the gang member being sentenced for serious offences raised a bit of a stir when the deleterious effects of colonisation were raised as a mitigating factor.
It's that time of year when our attention turns to thinking about what Christmas gifts we should buy for family and friends.
The Left, for want of a better expression, appears to be influential at the moment.
How far would you be prepared to take roughing it?
Today when I sat down at my computer I was completely lacking in inspiration for a topic for this week's column.
In last Thursday's Herald we read the dismal tale of a Christchurch man who received an infringement notice for not wearing a seatbelt while a passenger in the vehicle of another.
I remember the situation remarkably clearly, though it was 18 summers ago.
Thirty two years ago - on December 19, 1981, to be precise - the All Whites kicked off on a seemingly impossible mission.
If you find yourself passing through Sydney then make time to spend a day at Bondi Beach.
As I took my familiar exit from the beach track through the carpark at Patiti Point, there was something different about the picture in front of me.
OPINION: I have been reading the various promo articles as to why the proposed merger of Ovita, Sheep Improvement Limited (SIL) and Beef and Lamb should go ahead.
Jennifer Lawrence has a new pixie haircut.
The so-called "big box" developments planned for the city have ruffled a few feathers, although we have heard all this before.
Ever done that mental exercise about what you'd do with the money if you won Lotto? And Powerball?
OK, I'll come clean. It's now official. I'm a sexist.
It is tempting to pass off Halloween as simple fun for kids, who delight in the rewards of 'trick or treating' and enjoy dressing up.
Have you ever been laughed at for your pronunciation of a particular word?
Geraldine High School Year 11 student Jessica Smith debates the merits of the school uniform.
Bear with me, because this week I'm writing about my new smartphone - again.