OPINION: Once again, the police failed to act when crime came knocking.
OPINION: The Hum is fast becoming a musical hub with Hamilton's underground music community enthusing about an outlet that follows in the musical footsteps of traditional student radio.
Next time the DHB has a hare-brained idea about how to allocate its health budget, it would do well to consult the people on the end of an IV line.
OBITUARY: "She spoke; people stopped and listened." A woman of deep social concern, Mary Donnell loved free-thinking, breaking boundaries, breaking out of boxes.
OPINION: A Labour-Māori Party coalition is the combo most Māori voters seem to prefer based on past elections.
OPINION: We can’t rewrite history or undo the past by pulling down memorials. Nor should we judge historical events by the rules of today.
OPINION: A city is made up of many parts and its literary quotient contributes immeasurably to the spiritual health of a place - another reason Hamilton City Council must get the Central Library functioning again.
OPINION: The 9th (semi) annual Hamilton Circle Jerk recently became the more user-friendly "CJ" for some national airwaves action.
OPINION: Who says that the rights and protections of a mother and her child are mutually exclusive?
OBITUARY: "I think people underestimate how difficult it was to do business around the world in the 70s and 80s, with no cellphones and no computers. He had a fax machine in the bedroom, and would get up in the middle of the night to read messages."
OPINION: In the House, she is a star. On the campaign trail she is equally engaging and charismatic.
OPINION: Unwanted children want to know where they come from, no matter how much it hurts.
OPINION: We have far too many people living in unhealthy garages, sheds and in broken down old caravans.
OPINION: Sports stars paid millions while those who make a real difference struggle.
Opinion: We have an opportunity to do something about social housing here in Hamilton.
OPINION: The Axe Attack is the story of Hamilton people who loved music, were determined to share it, and made it their mission to do what it took to get music into the lives of people who cared about it.
OPINION: He was an enigma, a colossus, a rural superhero of sorts, carrying heavy pieces of timber as though they were so many toothpicks.
OBITUARY: Hamiltonian Clive often reflected on the fact he had benefited from "the rub of the green".
OPINION: Your opponent only sends an underarm bowl your way when they really, truly believe you have a good shot at winning the game.
OPINION: It takes a high degree of skill to make a witty political comment which gains attention but does not cause offence.
OPINION: Acts of generosity and kindness temper increasingly turbulent times.
OPINION: If ever there were a need for vision for Hamilton, it is now, Max Christoffersen says.
OBITUARY: Su Scott's libraries bustled with life, innovation, and community outreach.
OPINION: "If, after we have found your vehicle, we have to tow it to the police station for a forensic examination, we will charge you for the cost."
OPINION: If there's a time and place for inappropriate language, a council meeting is not it.
OPINION: It's difficult to fathom how a CEO of a small city is paid almost as much as the prime minister.
OPINION: In my day there was no need for barriers. Local schools were our patch, and we looked after them.
OBITUARY: Jeff Coulshed was huge for women's football, especially in the Waikato.
OPINION: In the end, it all boils down to dollars and cents.
OPINION: Our youth suicide rate is so high that it made headlines on the BBC in June.