OPINION: A random act of kindness on the road was such a surprise I couldn't help crying in gratitude.
OPINION: Self-awareness is the first casualty of entitlement, as James Cameron demonstrates.
OPINION: Pat the dog, a Border Collie cross, is a hero. But his days may be numbered.
OPINION: Let's stop calling New Zealand's uplifted babies the "stolen generation".
OPINION: There is talk of revolution in reaction to the gun buyback scheme. Is this who we are?
OPINION: The Air NZ chief will need to be patient, but there's no doubt the top political job could be his.
OPINION: There is good news, if you know where to look.
OPINION: Wakey! Wakey! Hello, I'm your nurse. The procedure went well and I just need to do your obs.
OPINION: There's been a lot of talk – too much talk – about speech.
OPINION: The picture of what really happened in Afghanistan has become even more complicated.
OPINION: Taking pleasure in the decline of Instagram influencers isn't funny. It's just mean.
OPINION: It's been a tough week for white supremacists, chainsaw attackers and financial princes.
OPINION: The free speech argument is a political minefield.
OPINION: What should you do if your vehicle breaks down on the motorway?
OPINION: The world I navigate in my 40s is an entirely different one than that which my grandmothers experienced.
OPINION: The Government has a plan to ensure mediation between banks and struggling farmers. But what of other businesses?
OPINION: I've just discovered Edwin Arlington Robinson, an expert in, indeed a connoisseur of, misfortune.
OPINION: "This is not us," we said after March 15. But for too long it was, as a new book highlights.
OPINION: ACT's David Seymour has a knack of grabbing headlines. But can he turn that skill into election success?
OPINION: Some council actions elicit easily digestible, visceral reactions.
One flu jab could work for years.
OPINION: Companies forever seeking feedback are like neurotic lovers fishing for compliments.
OPINION: Every day Kiwis are dying on our roads. It's time for that to end.
OPINION: Climate grief is prompting young people not to have kids. That's scary.
OPINION: Teacher unions had a strategy and didn't cave. They were right to think the Government would.
OPINION: A return to the recycling schemes of the 1980s has some merit.
OPINION: There is good news if you know where to look.
OPINION/SATIRE: First of all, just breathe deeply. Read these instructions carefully and answer some questions.
OPINION: I've been pondering when exactly the term 'social justice warrior' became an insult.
OPINION: We need more male role models like Glen Osborne and Manu Vatuvei.