OPINION: What if I heard the call to heroism and didn't rise to meet it?
OPINION: This was no time for semantics. "Just get an ambulance here asap."
OPINION: Labour is surging, but they will still need to rely on Winston if they are to govern, says Duncan Garner.
OPINION: There's always the chance you'll stick your head out the door and find the world has gone weird on you.
OPINION: There's no need to dread the future - the electric engine's come to save us.
OPINION: Jacinda Adern's "sunny ways" are persuading young NZers to cast a vote, but will they be enough?
OPINION: The terminally ill Labour Party has come off life support and is in remission.
OPINION: 'Jacinda' is as much a new brand for Labour as it is a new leader.
OPINION: A little bit of pleasure goes a long way in the depths of winter.
OPINION: How many more migrants can Auckland take?
SATIRE: Beneficiaries just shouldn't be allowed any pleasures.
OPINION: Expecting the tweedledum-tweedledee election? Think again.
OPINION: Nervous teenagers are pawns in a farcical driving test game.
OPINION: There is nothing wrong with rich folks. New Zealand actually needs more billionaires, writes Martin van Beynen.
OPINION: Some people fret about climate change. I worry about the threat posed to humanity by technology.
OPINION: Whether you want to be defined by a lie can depend on the kind of lie, writes Rosemary McLeod.
OPINION: The campaign has blown in like a gale thanks to Metiria Turei, writes Vernon Small.
OPINION: We exist by grace of the climate and we forget it at our peril, Joe Bennett contends.
Forget fancy council projects, most Kiwis just want the country to not turn into Atlantis every time it lightly drizzles.
OPINION: It's not just cows who are gross producers of waste. The Greens should realise this, writes Jane Bowron.
OPINION: In the dance of the desperates, Winston Peters is whirling the fastest.
OPINION: Greens co-leader gets praise for coming out as a DPB cheat - but what about all the women who fed their children on less?
OPINION: Metiria Turei's benefit fraud disclosure shows lot of middle-class hand-wringing about a social group from which she is completely divorced.
The good and the bad of celebrity fashion.
OPINION: Joe Bennett gets down to the wire when fixing a lamp.
OPINION: Choking and spluttering in the wake of a sooty bus exhaust is something Wellington cyclist or pedestrian knows well.
OPINION: Just when you thought it was all quiet on the western front, or rather the Left front, the Greens broke ranks.
OPINION: Duncan Garner is astonished at how much cheaper basic food items are in Australia.
OPINION: Do we have the courage to defend our Western values? Maybe, but from what?
OPINION: Political violence used to be associated with the far Right; today it's a problem of the Left, writes Karl du Fresne.