OPINION: Finance Minister Bill English, long set on getting the Government's books back into surplus in 2014/15, was obviously delighted with this year's Budget projections.
OPINION: You could fill a book with what's wrong with Hamilton but the city's sesquicentennial is not one.
OPINION: If there is one dreadfully boring topic in the news this week it is most certainly anything to do with the latest Labour leader.
OPINION: Australians are braying that their country's framework for a free trade agreement with China is bigger and/or better than New Zealand's with regard to dairy products.
OPINION: I am writing in disgust and concern at the total lack of respect shown to some memorial trees that had been planted along the roadside in the village of Manawaru.
OPINION: This weekend Hamilton celebrates its 150th with a display of everything Hamiltonian.
OPINION: Air New Zealand, bailed out of financial trouble by taxpayers in 2001, has just dealt a bruising blow to the economies of some parts of the country.
'Proof that it doesn't take a pill to die with dignity' was a moving description of her grandfather and how he coped with severe adversity.
I have just read the article by Narelle Henson headed "proof that it doesn't take a pill to die with dignity".
OPINION: Warnings about a church claiming to have a miracle cure for Ebola should not be ignored.
Hamilton is a grubby city compared to, for example, Christchurch. Many residential streets are always littered with both bagged and unbagged rubbish, the latter mainly from wrecked rubbish bags. It looks terrible, it stinks, it is unhygienic and it encourages and supports feral animals and rodents.
OPINION: It's November and already Hamilton's soul-less shopping centres are decking their halls.
OPINION: "I don't want to overstate the risk," PM says. But only two passports cancelled this year.
OPINION: I've watched two people die and it was as painful an experience as it was precious.
OPINION: I've been surprised by the dark reaction, or should I say over-reaction, to the market's shift to Te Rapa.
OPINION: We're losing some of the best and brightest minds to other places.
OPINION: I'm excited by some of the ideas coming out in the paper about future river/city projects.
To whom can I write and be heard concerning plans for the pedestrian bridge in Pukete.
OPINION: The line between John Key's role as Prime Minister and his role as National Party leader, family man or whatever remains perplexingly vague.
OPINION: It’s a tough act, keeping a sense of humour till the final curtain.
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