Planning rules the cause of housing crisis
Planning rules the cause of housing crisis

OPINION: There is little doubt that Auckland's housing problem is a big one. But what can be done? Phil Twyford and Oliver Hartwich have a few thoughts.

Where's the common sense?

COMMENT: If Nigel Llong had looked up from his TV monitor, he would have seen Nathan Lyon walking back…

Paul Little: Police hide failures behind secrecy

Among the many other reasons we need to be grateful for our police force is the quality of the data…

Rodney Hide: That's it Charles, you're dead to me

That's it: I am no longer faithful and true to the Queen's heirs and successors, writes Rodney Hide.

Back to the kung fu-ture
Back to the kung fu-ture

It's the classic martial arts scene, and it happens a lot in Into the Badlands to the point where you think, "Really? All…

Bernard Hickey: Longer runway not plane sailing
Bernard Hickey: Longer runway not plane sailing

As a Wellingtonian, I would love a runway that permits direct flights to Asia and the US. It would save me schlepping up…

Kiwisaver: Grant honoured despite changes
Kiwisaver: Grant honoured despite changes

Q. In July this year my partner and I entered into an unconditional agreement to buy a first home and land off the plans…

Detoxing: What you need to know
Detoxing: What you need to know

How can we support the cleansing of our bodies, beyond fad products, for a long-term positive outcome?


Brian Rudman Brian Rudman

Dame Susan Devoy wants to save you from Christmas

COMMENT: The Human Rights Commissioner is wasting…

Audrey Young Audrey Young

Maori Party makes use of valuable position

Bill English gave an important speech at Parliament…

Chris Rattue Chris Rattue

Legend of Lomu will never fade

COMMENT: Lomu was a man apart, sporting royalty with…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan

'Women's arrival at top taking too long'

OPINION: Debates over "unconscious bias" are de rigueur…


Wynne Gray Wynne Gray

Dignified form to be sullied by splash of colour

Every aspect of the third test will be examined, writes…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett

More funding ought to equal more transparency

Spare a penny for the poor? This time around, the…

Liam Dann Liam Dann

Counting cranes with the kids

Liam Dann asks, when do we reach peak cranes? At what…

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen

Team NZ role may give duo limelight they deserve

World champions all tend to have one mark in common…

Mike Hosking Mike Hosking

Why John Key's dream run is coming to an end - rising unemployment

MIKE HOSKING: Accusations about rapists and murderers…


John Drinnan John Drinnan

Sharp comedy snares subsidies

Traditional media are adapting as they strive to hold…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow

Breathing life into carbon fight

Households and most businesses face higher power and…

Shelley Bridgeman Shelley Bridgeman

Are you a queue jumper?

Queues are inevitable. Even if you go out of your…

John Roughan John Roughan

Why dilute Christmas if migrants may be hoping for real deal

Is there anything in this whole wide world sweeter…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards

Political roundup: Police vs democracy

Accusations that the New Zealand Police is censoring…

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