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.
I have previously waxed lyrical about Villa Maria wines, and I am shamelessly going to do the same again.
OPINION: The reaction, by some farming and irrigation interests, has been as predictable as it is ridiculous.
OPINION: It's not been a good week in Hamilton and the Waikato, but there is some good stuff going on.
OPINION: One could do worse than take a leaf out of Jacinda Ardern's book with her mile-wide smile and positive attitude.
OBITUARY: John Shaskey was a modest, self-deprecating man, known for his equal dollops of integrity and humour, yet also a tough negotiator, who learned early on that relationships forged face to face were the key to a successful global business.
OPINION: She was his star pupil and now, 10 years later, she needed his help again. The lesson plan had an easy point to make: No one has it easy. There are always struggles for everyone.
OPINION: She is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy but 17-year-old Grace Stratton refuses to let that hold her back.
OPINION: It takes some imagination to conjure the reasoning of someone who would pick up a brick and wilfully throw it into a beautiful 65-year-old antique.
For all the right reasons, two female politicians have been leading the news these past few weeks.
OPINION: Metiria Turei is a thief, she has stolen from the state, and that means you and me.
OPINION: Submission arguments basically boiled down to individual rights versus the collective good.
OPINION: The stars aligned when a small town team from the Tron lined up against the best big city film buffs.
OPINION: When you live in a beachy tourist town, thoughts of summer holidays can fill you with dread.
OBITUARY: Duncan McMullin was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth but that didn't stop him from becoming a Knight of the Realm and a privy counsellor.
Opinion: What does a Kiwi Olympic swimmer and an American actor have in common?
Opinion: Wishing for a day when we don't need nightshelters.
OPINION: Britain has been a fair-weather friend and Tom O'Connor has no time for her or her foreign minister.
OPINION: Peter Dornauf is worried about the contribution historic buildings are making to the landfill.
OPINION: Policies that help kids but ignore their families will never work, Narelle Henson says.
OPINION: The Meteor's reopening a night to remember, Richard Swainson says.
OBITUARY: Melva Jefferies, the last of the Speedy clan.
OPINION: In the rush to build, are we seeing the next leaky home problem, Max Christoffersen wonders.
OPINION: Synthetic cannabis is killing people and something should be done, Tom O'Connor says.
OPINION: The city's predilection to bowl every building with a bit of history is to be abhorred, Richard Swainson says.
OPINION: All those who regret being parents need an attitude transplant, Narelle Henson says.