OPINION: But a toll is still to be paid to win, and what is Winston Peters' price, asks Stacey Kirk.
OPINION: After a frenetic campaign of highs and lows, Guy Williams picks out some memorable moments.
OPINION: It must have been hard for Bill English, a decent man, to keep massaging the truth.
OPINION: Another spell outside of Government will be tough to swallow for the Greens.
OPINION: NZ First leader has been around long enough to know exactly how to make National and Labour sweat.
OPINION: The odds were stacked against National candidate Adrienne Pierce and one had to wonder how serious National really was.
OPINION: National's courting of Asian New Zealanders was aided in no small part by Labour's unwise decision to make enemies of them.
OPINION: Let us be clear: Peters has no choice. Voters will not tolerate Winston Peters abusing his kingmaker position.
OPINION: We love to mock the latest trends in food, but break down the buzzwords and they start to make sense.
OPINION: Is inflation dead? The answer is no.
OPINION: It’s a silent addiction, but there are red flags that might alert you if a loved one has a gambling problem.
OPINION: Society owes it to prisoners to give them the vote. It's a right, not a privilege.
OPINION: The tax debate brings out a much deeper truth about politics.
OPINION: As a children's classic reaches a milestone, Danielle McLaughlin finds many of its themes are still relevant today.
OPINION: Maligned sport set to get a clean up as a new CEO steps up, writes Mark Reason.