OPINION: Joe discovers that Google is giving God a run for his or her money.
OPINION: All wild animals in New Zealand are introduced and many are serious pests posing a major risk to native birds and plants.
OPINION: What the hell is in the management water our top Hamilton executives are drinking?
OBITUARY: When the doctor sent Clem Parker home with a box full of blood pressure medication, it changed his life overnight.
OPINION: Scaling Christmas back to the bare essentials can make it more special, not less.
OPINION: Violinist and singer Clara Lange brightened the world by paying attention to others.
OPINION: There are always people jealous of another's joy who claim to have special knowledge of them.
OPINION: Blindly accepting that certain people in high-profile jobs are entitled to salaries far in excess of the average income is simply not acceptable any longer.
OPINION: My slightness of acquaintance with Clara Lange didn't soften the blow of her death.
OBITUARY: Sue Wright was an organisational whiz, a project person, never happier than when she had something on the go.
OPINION: Who thought of this scheme of driving into a claustrophobic two-lane Hamilton CBD holding a mobile phone looking for "smart" parking places?
OPINION: It only takes one bad joke to find out how quickly things can escalate in this digital age.
OPINION: Sir William Gallagher's recent comments about the Treaty of Waitangi highlight the need for more education.
OPINION: The night scene may be slower but houses are cheap and rush hour – forget about it.
OPINION: Ronald McDonald House Charity can be seen as a very clever marketing ploy or conscience money or a genuine attempt to help the families of seriously ill children.
OPINION: Gone is the era when snide comments, unsavoury jokes, a pat on the bum and flirtatious behaviour is overlooked. And that should make us all a bit scared.
OPINION: Hamilton people, you've been had. You've been played, manipulated and walked over. It's time to put your foot down.
OBITUARY: "The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."
OPINION: The economy vs the environment argument is not easily resolved, especially when it comes to farming and water quality issues.
OPINION: Election campaign promises are all well and good, but someone always has to pay for them.
OPINION: It did not take long for the anti-1080 brigade to twist a Putaruru family's misfortune to their advantage.
OPINION: To castigate socialists for being socialistic is a rather pointless exercise in emotive name calling, not so much a pot calling a kettle black as a pot calling a kettle a kettle.
OPINION: Dads don’t really count when it comes to new kids in New Zealand. They get two weeks unpaid leave, and are allowed to ask their partners for permission to share maternity leave.
OPINION: For the past eight months Australian TiVo enthusiasts have been working to provide an alternative source for an EPG that would keep TiVo alive.
OPINION: The ghosts of birthdays past are mostly about sunny days, even in November when you can have four seasons in one day.
OBITUARY: Lewis Hartstone was the quintessential ‘‘hard case’’ – fond of his rum-and-coke, doughnuts, fish-and-chips, mince pies and sausage rolls.
OPINION: National's childish, disruptive antics in the House do the party and the country no favours.
OPINION: So far the new government appears to be one with heart, warmth and humanity, a real change from its cold, blue predecessor.
OPINION: War is sometimes necessary, because man is sometimes evil.
OPINION: Hamilton needs more colour on its streets and more damn-the-torpedoes, we're having fun in the Tron attitude.