Comment

Meth industry's smoke and mirrors

The industry testing for meth and cleaning up any contamination has surged in the last few years.

OPINION: Here's a wee task for you. While you're sipping that first morning coffee or flicking through the news, google 'meth testing in New Zealand'.

Sleaze and shame

Amazon's Roy Price has taken indefinite leave of absence over sex allegations against him

OPINION: If your body is treated as a mere, grabbable thing, what are you?

Self and singularity

Will humans be the ones being patted in the zoo by 2045?

OPINION: Once we've created a self-conscious machine with the power to reproduce, will it want us around anymore?

Lowering the barrier

NZ First leader Winston Peters arrives at Wellington airport on Monday morning to meet with his board as coalition talks ...

OPINION:The five per cent barrier is too high.

Editorials

Struggling with forensic science

Mark Lundy during his 2015 retrial. His case is before the Court of Appeal.

OPINION: The veracity of forensic science will also be under scrutiny during Mark Lundy's Court of Appeal proceedings.

Govt must be decided today

The least Winston Peters can do now is stop playing the waiting game and take up his place as a junior partner in a ...

OPINION: The least Winston Peters can do now is stop playing the waiting game and take up his place as a junior partner in a ruling coalition.

The price of political promises

"Show us the money," National leader John Key demanded. We need an expert body to cost political promises.

Voters are rightly cynical about politicians' election promises. Scepticism, however, is not always a good shield against the political parties' blandishments.

No easy solution to obesity

Obesity is growing in New Zealand and elsewhere but experts and industry bodies struggle with solutions.

OPINION: New Zealand is fat and getting fatter, but what are the answers?

Columnists

Peters and The Twelfth of Never

Winston Peters missing his October 12 deadline reminds Jane Bowron of a song.

OPINION: Winston Peters missing his October 12 deadline reminds Jane Bowron of a song.

Logic out, limbo in with Winston

Will he go Right or Left? Applying logic is pointless  when it comes to working out what Winston Peters will do.

OPINION: In the midst of the absurd theatre called Waiting for Winston, it's fatal to think logically.

'King' Winston before country? video

Almost 93 per cent of New Zealand voters rejected Winston Peters, but he has all the power.

OPINION: Peters faces weekend from hell, with career potentially defined by one call.

Peters suddenly goes consensus

Look, I never said Thursday and frankly you should be ashamed of yourselves.

OPINION: We are seeing Winston Peters rebranding himself as a team player. He has good reasons.

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