OPINION: Forget the buzzwords. Jim Tucker knows simplicity is the best way to say what you mean.
OPINION: A dammed river is a good source of hydro electricity. It can also be a good source of conflict.
OPINION: Should we all be using wool carpet as a matter of patriotism?
OPINION: Dennis Ngawhare traces the heritage of peoples guided by their curiosity.
Some big history things happened in 1967. Can you guess what they were?
OPINION: She didn't know the chemical formula for water but became a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chemistry.
I look at the youth of today and they're staying up into the wee small hours, sleeping in until 12 o'clock, not eating properly or looking after themselves.
OPINION: We feel great when our sports teams win. But are we just distracting ourselves from something more important?
The Tucker household has relocated. Well, not physically you understand – it's just we've suddenly discovered we may not live where we thought we did.
OPINION: It's important to honour agricultural environmentalists.
OPINION: Who can lay claim to New Zealand?
OPINION: The days of free water are numbered.
OPINION: When big, new and expensive might just be too big and too new and too expensive.
OPINION: When does a breakfast become a pudding and other important porridge questions.
It's a red letter day for conservative MP.
OPINION: In 2007, Peter Burling was an up-and-coming teen sailor. It's been a fast trip to the top.
OPINION: Jim Tucker wanted to know more about the Mt Messenger bypass. The official briefing may not have helped.
OPINION: Sometimes you get what you want and it just isn't enough.
OPINION: Agree or disagree with begging, but that person on the pavement is a human being.
Opinion: There are never enough hours in the day when you visit Fieldays.
OPINION: The Maori New Year is growing in significance around New Zealand. Here's what it's all about.
Jim's not short of opinions but he just never thought he'd be sharing them.
OPINION: Graeme Duckett remembers when service stations did what their name said and butchers were a neighbourhood institution.
OPINION: I'm probably one of the world's best drivers. That's how I know I'm one of the worst.
OPINION: How much do we worry about it and how much do we really want to know.
OPINION: The upgrade of the airport terminal is a no-brainer as far as I'm concerned. It was great to see it went through the Council processes despite some submitters posting a last ditch attempt to the otherwise.
OPINION: Do you know just how big Fonterra's operation is?
Only by clearing away the gorse choking the land can new growth flourish.
OPINION: Shame on those in our community who think it is ok to dump their rubbish on the doorsteps of charitable institutions.
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