OPINION: Our laws are among the best in the world, recognising the risk is the person, not the gun.
OPINION: Progressive voices on reform and gender equality in the Muslim world are being drowned out, says Ali Shakir.
OPINION: The veracity of forensic science will also be under scrutiny during Mark Lundy's Court of Appeal proceedings.
OPINION: WCOs can go hand in hand with thriving agricultural economies, says Forest & Bird.
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.
Voters are rightly cynical about politicians' election promises. Scepticism, however, is not always a good shield against the political parties' blandishments.
OPINION: New Zealand is fat and getting fatter, but what are the answers?
OPINION: It's excellent that both big supermarket chains will ban single-use plastic bags.
OPINION: In the midst of the absurd theatre called Waiting for Winston, it's fatal to think logically.
OPINION: Peters faces weekend from hell, with career potentially defined by one call.
OPINION: We are seeing Winston Peters rebranding himself as a team player. He has good reasons.
OPINION: Gardening gives back so much - so why do some people treat it with contempt?