OPINION: This is why we need "degrees" of murder and corporate manslaughter charges.
OPINION: To not thoroughly investigate the accusations of dumping poor-quality steel here would be to engage in the politics of appeasement and that will be a tragic first for New Zealand.
OPINION: Peter Snell's offer to gift his medals more generous than most people understand.
OPINION: Why can't we have single-sex institutions?
OPINION: Perhaps Hillary Barry should just disappear, the way Belinda Todd did.
OPINION: This week, I turn 50. Time is ticking away.
OPINION: Perhaps it's time to stiffen the penalties for methamphetamine sale and use.
We've been getting it wrong for centuries. The expression, that is. I know it usually reads "age before beauty", but the latest thinking shows that's just not right.
As you drive in from the Hamilton side, Waihi Beach looks like a jewel.
Who wants to be a millionaire? Last week, apparently everybody.
OPINION: When our toughest have to resort to drugs to prop them up, something's seriously wrong.
OPINION: Why is it so many object to the speaking of Maori?
OPINION: The Railway Buildings' contribution to Hamilton history alone made them worth saving. But they were gone in a puff of wind.
OPINION: Cuts to the humanities school at Otago are planned. Make no mistake - Waikato's next.
OPINION: If a child born to a surrogate asks who his real mummy and daddy are, just what is the answer?
OPINION: Stephen Hawking's map of the universe is so audacious that we can only dream what its result might look like.
OPINION: Thailand may prove a good move for Matt Bowden. Then again, it may not.
OPINION: It's hard to know where nature ends and nurture begins, and whether we have any choices at all.
Last Saturday night, the Te Awhina Marae in Motueka hosted its biannual fund-raiser.
OPINION: You know, rugby, things are getting worse, not better.
OPINION: There's nothing like a warm place to retreat to in the cold and wet, something most homeless can relate to.
OPINION: Modesty has nothing to do with an individual's rights and everything to do with respect for one's fellows.
There have been warnings and predictions enough, including from this column, about the perilous state of the housing market.
OPINION: There's something sad about Ewan Wilson's vision coming to an end.
OPINION: Beware the black dog. He can get up to his old tricks in a flash.
Opinion: It's going to be a busy spring market for farm sales.
OPINION: If you're homeless and poor, what are you doing with a car? They're expensive items.
OPINION: Melbourne has many charms for the first-time visitor.
REVIEW: The University of Waikato Opera Studies performance of Marriage of Figaro superb.
OPINION: Individuals have obligations to report crimes against children and vulnerable adults. Shouldn't, by extension, churches?