OPINION: Remember when climate change was all the rage?
OPINION: It's difficult to know exactly what the Bridges leaker hoped to achieve.
OPINION: Solving the housing crisis one small apartment at a time.
OPINION: Do the people who inspire you scare you?
OPINION: Unsubstantiated claims by politicians have become normalised.
OPINION: Let me say at the outset that I'm neither a vegetarian nor a vegan. I do, however, have some concern for the welfare of the animals whose products I so readily devour.
OPINION: The beach was beautiful in mid-April, when thoughts of autumn are still some way off on the tropical Natal South Coast, the heart of banana-growing country.
OPINION: With a baby on the way for the family, we're having some interesting debates about names, and not just for the child.
OPINION: Is poor vehicle maintenance behind our deadly statistics?
OPINION: Have you ever been in a job you dreaded showing up to work for?
OPINION: Netflix – it's revolutionised the way we view films, TV series and documentaries, right?
OPINION: It's an issue that's as much a feature these days of a Kiwi winter as skiing and snowboarding.
OPINION: A couple of nights ago I had one of those strange stress dreams, when half-formed thoughts sitting in the subconscious seem to take flight.
OPINION: Good morning, Philip.
OPINION: There are some subjects political rivals should be above using for point-scoring purposes with potential voters.
OPINION: A 24-hour fundraising campaign this week tells me a lot about our society's priorities.
OPINION: I predicted that by the time you read this England would have been knocked out of the football World Cup in Russia, and I was right.
OPINION: It's a difficult process - enough of a reason for another look at the system.
OPINION: Imagine for a second being told that what you know at this moment is all you will ever know. That the knowledge you have built up thus far is your lot.
OPINION: Actors claim it's a mistake to work with children and animals.
OPINION: The goal appears to be largely the same on both sides of a brewing stoush between Education Minister Chris Hipkins and senior educators. It's the best route to that goal that appears to be the bone of contention.
OPINION: We were winding up after a long rehearsal when one of my fellow choir members whispered something to me.
OPINION: There are not many countries on earth at present that I would less like to live in than the United States.
OPINION: Perhaps the answer to an age-old query carries deeper significance than normal this time.
OPINION: It's a memory that consists almost entirely of incessant, inconsolable crying.
OPINION: News last week that Spark had given 1900 of its employees an ultimatum – accept new working practices or face redundancy - was at once both disturbing and slightly amusing.
OPINION: Pay negotiations involving the New Zealand Nurses' Organisation (NZNO) and the country's 20 district health boards are at a delicate stage.
OPINION: I briefly channelled John Lennon as I planned this piece.
OPINION: For several years now I've been a keen, if not particularly accomplished, genealogist.
OPINION: Will we ever get to the stage where the leader of a country having a baby while in office is completely normal?