OPINION: Auckland school may have acted within the letter of the law, but it lacks ethics in sporting arms race.
OPINION: Parts of the news media have been suckered into playing Donald Trump's game.
OPINION: Minor parties struggle to get into Parliament, but that may not be the system's fault.
OPINION: Let's say Warney never went thirsty, but when he walked out to play he blocked out his other world.
OPINION: Auckland has an outsized role in our national life and that influences politics.
Grocery shopping with MS is a challenge, but it seems cutting down on unnecessary plastic in supermarkets is an even greater challenge.
OPINION: The movies have lost two influential and controversial figures this week.
OPINION: Flabby, unprepared haymaker throwers are a danger to themselves and their opponents.
OPINION: Karl Du Fresne asks what will be achieved by re-entering the Pike River mine.
OPINION: Planning a Manawatū Gorge replacement highway without pedestrian and cycling lanes is old-fashioned and illogical.
OPINION: Even if the path back to power is long, averting disaster may mean leaving Ardern alone and hitting the Government flanks.
OPINION: Richard Swainson wonders what motives people to empty the contents of their Middle Eastern cuisine on his stairs.
OPINION: Don't panic, just yet. There's plenty of time for the All Blacks to come right.
OPINION: Greer Berry's fur babies don't always get the love they deserve, but she certainly loves them.
OPINION: Recess provides National opportunity to circle the wagons and refocus.
OPINION: Re-releases, re-recordings, covers upon covers - oh for the simplicity of the CD years.
OPINION: New Zealand players aren't grubs - as in they're no good with the grubber kick.
OPINION: Horowhenua councillors should consider whether an apology from the chief executive is enough to make amends.
OPINION: News media need to be on their guard against US president's tactics of moving on to the even more absurd.
OPINION: We watch TV dramas for entertainment - not to be lectured about diversity.
OPINION: Horowhenua officials are desperate to cast their actions in a positive light, when there isn't one.
OPINION: Politics is increasingly about entertainment and the United States is a pop-cultural superpower.
OPINION: A back-breaking fridge can make its way up a flight of stairs, but not a letter.
OPINION: Don't bet the House on Republicans and Democrats co-operating ahead of the 2020 United States election.
OPINION: An unsophisticate's take on pushing champion mare Winx too far.
OPINION: Palmerston North can be both a defence city and a promoter of peace.
OPINION: Housing scheme's morale-boosting propaganda doesn't tackle crisis, just like those ancient Crimean constructions.
OPINION: Watch out Foxton, now you're cool prepare for invasion from hipster Wellington folk and retired public servants.
OPINION: As Albert Einstein once said, one cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
OPINION: With a great deal of reluctance, a large paper bag was discovered underneath a shelf.