OPINION: Richard Swainson finally gets it, motor vehicles are means to more than one end.
OPINION: That any undergraduate student can become a doctor with only four years’ dedicated medical study is not in the public interests, writes Max Christoffersen.
OBITUARY: Roger Brittin Cotter, January 8, 1937 – October 12, 2016
OPINION: Talking the talk is not enough when it comes to teaching children about being good, writes Narelle Henson.
OPINION: Birth and death are both inevitable, and both are scary. There's no getting away from it.
OPINION: Tribal Huk's battle against P was always going to escalate into something more sinister.
OPINION: Gang action in Ngaruawahia erodes the rule of law.
OPINION: In an endemic patriarchal society the burkini is an expression of the repression of women, Peter Dornauf writes.
OPINION: Narelle Henson opposes assisted suicide being introduced in New Zealand.
OPINION: What should have been just another Friday night of warm pizza became a night of reflection.
OBITUARY: Una ‘Myrle’ Robertson, December 19, 1914 – September 28, 2016
OPINION: Why was a man as disturbed as Ross Bremner not in care?
OPINION: The Tribal Huk gang is changing people's minds about what a gang is and what it can be.
OPINION: Frankton - and, indeed, much of Hamilton - has lost most of its physical history to "progress".
OPINION: Americans are pitting naked ambition against unsurpassed arrogance. Let's hope New Zealanders remain immune.
OPINION: To demand historical figures measure up to modern-day standards is ludicrous.
OPINION: It's clear from the local body election results that the system is moribund.
OPINION: How liable are drug traffickers in some of the country's more horrific crimes?
OPINION: Sending a picture of your intimate body parts to someone you fancy is the new way to flirt. That doesn't make it right,
OPINION: In the age of the selfie, Narelle Henson bucks the trend.
VINTAGE READ: Rachel Pope of Browsers Bookshop finds another oldie but goodie you should add to your reading list.
OPINION: Believe it or not, water meters are your friends.
Water plan aims to protect private and public investment in Waikato rivers.
Nikky van Rooyen's short life came peacefully to an end.
OPINION: Donald Trump appeals to the inner anarchist in all of us. That alone makes him scary.
OPINION: Peter Dornauf finds the recent mix of religion and politics in the Hamilton City Council mayoral race a bit odd.
OPINION: Keep personalities and political parties out of local body elections. Ratepayers care about policy, not backbiting.
OPINION: Hamilton City Council has finally stepped up to do the right thing for the Kudeweh family but it took a hero to make the call, Max Christoffersen writes.
OBITUARY: Dr Margaret Shirley Tennent, November 4, 1924 – September 2, 2016
OPINION: Squiggling on paper is one of the most important things a human being can do, writes Narelle Henson.