OPINION: The stomach cinching contraption from a bygone era, the corset, has made a comeback.
OPINION: Cricket was never, really, the sport of gentlemen.
OPINION: The other morning, I was standing in my office with a Phillips screwdriver in my hand, and beside me my printer was purring sweetly, spitting out paper as it went about its business.
OPINION: When both the Labour Party and Bernie Sanders talked about the value of free tertiary education, it was a chance for Waikato's tertiary leaders to step up.
OPINION: In the absence of information, rumour will fill the vacancy.
OPINION: The Treaty of Waitangi, in the end, has proved a cohesive document.
OPINION: Shallow people make shallow decisions.
OPINION: Wintec's Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance director has a plan to tackle a looming national health crisis.
OPINION: They're a remnant of colonialism.
OPINION: A degree, or three, is no guarantee of a decent wage.
OPINION: The city didn't get anywhere near the $700,000 a year for 10 years for naming rights to the stadium. The ratepayer's been robbed.
OPINION: The TPP is being decided by people many of us don't trust.
OPINION: Censorship hasn't changed since Socrates' days.
OPINION: The Oscars nominations aren't racist, they're just hampered by narrow-mindedness and the unwritten rules of what wins.
OPINION: So much for grand schemes.
OPINION: Anybody who hands a loaded gun over for repair should lose his firearms license. A report by the gun shop owner should be sufficient cause for police to act.
Not all the money and fame could assuage the grim reaper.
OPINION: I'd like to kill Steve Jobs.
OPINION: Cards Against Humanity was all the rage among the Downton Abbey cast. It's the Donald Trump of home entertainment.
OPINION: There are no laws to speak of governing mobility scooters. Maybe there ought to be.
OPINION: Ferrybank plans create a place where everyone would want to spend time.
A night-time jaunt in a stolen car by a bunch of teens left one Waikato man counting the cost.
I'm in a comfy armchair, a book in one hand and a glass of wine in the other, and I'm taking a jot of notice of the grandkids. Ain't life grand?
OPINION: I had a cursory look down the New Year Honours list and noticed that no one from the visual arts, excluding cinematographer Jane Campion, figured in the roll call this year. By contrast, sporting figures were falling over each other.
Opinion: It's time to build a Hamilton city where people can live, work and play.
OPINION: The emphasis should be on dog owners, not the dogs.
I've been looking into the definition of life for the past few months.
OPINION: A stranger performs an act of kindness on the eve of Christmas.
OPINION: Max Christoffersen finds the winners and losers from the past year.
OPINION: My self-esteem has taken a bit of a battering lately, with unfavourable comments pertaining to my weight.