Care needed with tributes

Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the ...

OPINION: We all need to be careful in sharing grief over Linkin Park singer's death.

Time to shut R. Kelly down video

There have been many reports that R Kelly has sex with underage girls - so why do we keep buying his music?

OPINION: Singer reportedly uses his fame and power to prey on black girls. It has to stop.

Sexist advertising works

"Earth to Planet PC: if you ban sexist advertising, you're just banning the truth."

OPINION: Earth to Planet PC: if you ban sexist advertising, you're just banning the truth.

The beauty of simplicity

Are the All Blacks always excited or can they just not be bothered thinking of better ways to express themselves?

OPINION: Forget the buzzwords. Jim Tucker knows simplicity is the best way to say what you mean.

Mea culpa shakes market

Fletcher Building's outgoing chief executive Mark Adamson was a straight shooter, according to analysts

ANALYSIS: Where to now for Fletcher Building, where further profit downgrades have claimed its chief executive.

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The problem with a Trump 'pardon'

US President Donald Trump has reportedly asked lawyers to investigate his authority to pardon himself and members of his ...

ANALYSIS: Richard Nixon didn't believe a president could do anything illegal, but knew he couldn't pardon himself. Donald Trump may not.

Empowered by a groundswell of gratitude

Being able to visit the beach at Caroline Bay most mornings is something I'm truly grateful for.

It's been going on for about a month now, except when I forget, but that happens less often these days.

Why we should savour Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan is one of the few directors working today who could have got Dunkirk made.

OPINION: The current Hollywood model leaves little room for genius to emerge, much less thrive

Super 'Nearly Men' eye final step

New coach Scott Robertson has the Crusaders back in a familiar place, contending for an eighth Super Rugby title.

OPINION: Don't call 'em chokers, but it's been a while since the Crusaders lifted the trophy, writes Marc Hinton.

Turei's middle-class hand wringing

Hands up if you are a welfare fraudster.

OPINION: Metiria Turei's benefit fraud disclosure shows lot of middle-class hand-wringing about a social group from which she is completely divorced.

Bowel screening 'will save lives'

The clinical director of the National Bowel Screening Programme, Dr Susan Parry.

OPINION: The clinical director of the National Bowel Screening Programme responds to criticism that the programme is too little, too late.

The beauty of simplicity

Are the All Blacks always excited or can they just not be bothered thinking of better ways to express themselves?

OPINION: Forget the buzzwords. Jim Tucker knows simplicity is the best way to say what you mean.

Lay off the boy racers, who don't even exist

Signs of burn outs on Summit Rd.

OPINION: Boy racers are fictional characters made up to scare old people.

Trolleys hold network back

OPINION: The transformation to a modern all-electric bus fleet is well under way, says Chris Laidlaw.

Princess Margaret Hospital must be viewed

Cheer up?

OPINION: The distress at Princess Margaret Hospital demands unflinching scrutiny and chastened action.

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