Edgecumbe, Granity, Hector just a random sample of spots hit by climate change-related extreme weather in NZ over the last 10 to 15 years.
OPINION: I'm not often described as being 'anti'.
OPINION: What exactly is a "fit for the future public transport system"?
OPINION: People matter.
OPINION: What went before seems even more significant than the Easter road toll this year.
OPINION: I love the quirkiness of local dialects.
OPINION: In context, Monday's announcement more than 22,000 cattle are to be culled is good news.
OPINION: First, let me state at the outset that I quite like Barack Obama.
OPINION: It's the once-over-lightly nature of this approach that I think attracts people
I'm not sure whether I'm a monarchist or a republican, but I love The Crown.
EDITORIAL: "Whatever it is we think this target profile will be susceptible to, we will create content on the internet for them to find."
"Londongrad" is the nickname, not entirely affectionate, that wealthy Russians have bestowed upon Britain's capital.
It was there as I reached for the pan, a flash of fur, then gone, from sight and consciousness.
OPINION: A day at the cricket told me why Sky customers are leaving the pay channel in droves.
OPINION: The biggest losers in police pursuits are the innocent bystanders who get caught up when they go bad.
OPINION: Never having to check yourself.
I blame it on the fact we now do much of our communication on the screens of smartphones.
OPINION: I love words, as you may know. The only trouble is, they tend to have a habit of leaving you.
OPINION: A couple of weeks ago I received an unexpected phone call from our bank manager.
OPINION: I'm only a few months away from no longer being a father of teenagers. That's felt different this week.
OPINION: If Donald Trump could be convinced to use Snapchat instead of Twitter the world would be a safer place.
This column is a cautionary tale about a couple of things that need some care.
It's only fair that I should admit at the outset of this article that I was an absolute dunce at maths at school.
OPINION: As you start reading this column, there's something I'd like you to consider carefully.
OPINION: How much pain are those so many look to responsible for?
OPINION: It was a pilgrimage of sorts.
The sky grew darker, then I heard a distant thump
OPINION: The spark came somewhere on the road between outspoken opinion and inadequate understanding.
I'm not usually given to swearing.
The events of the week didn't feel like a coincidence