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The secret diary of ... Eleanor Catton
The secret diary of ... Eleanor Catton

Monday Interesting questions of gender and identity are raised at the Jaipur literary festival in India when I'm judged to have lost the egg and spoon race. I don't wish to complain. But it's vitally important for writers…

Fran O'Sullivan: Turei needs to quit as well

If the Greens are intent on becoming a mainstream political party with sufficient cachet to be a credible…

Child poverty - a lesson for Key's team

In the flush of election victory, John Key said something about tackling child poverty in this term…

Editorial: Greens must do more than hint at centre

Dr Norman will leave the leadership with his party in no worse position than he found it.

Editorial: Let Catton live down ill-considered words
Editorial: Let Catton live down ill-considered words

The lesson to be drawn from the controversial remarks of Eleanor Catton is perhaps that those who do their thinking on paper…

John Armstrong: Bill's Big Experiment sounds fine in theory
John Armstrong: Bill's Big Experiment sounds fine in theory

What if the Govt toiled night and day for years to create a market for the right to house the poor and downtrodden, only…

Leave out seasoning and noodles are fine
Leave out seasoning and noodles are fine

Instant noodles are the bane of my life and a source of constant disagreement in the convenience food aisle of the supermarket…

Verity Johnson: It's not cool to kiss girls if you're straight
Verity Johnson: It's not cool to kiss girls if you're straight

Recently, I've become paralytic with shame over being a barsexual. It's a dinky name for straight women who hook up with…

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John Armstrong John Armstrong
Bill's Big Experiment sounds fine in theory

What if the Govt toiled night and day for years to…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman
Get real, Len, look at trams

Auckland mayor is struggling to put together a budget…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan
Turei needs to quit as well

If the Greens are intent on becoming a mainstream…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow
Greece to Europe - "Enough!"

Greek voters have sent Europe's leaders a message:…

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Chris Rattue Chris Rattue
Shock! Player says something interesting

Dan Carter is the mouse who roared by rugby standards…

Liam Dann Liam Dann
Time-lag a risk in housing supply boost

The Government might have it right, betting big on…

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen
Warner should look at his own kid's book

Australian cricketers sure do excel in hypocrisy…

David Chaplin David Chaplin
Inside Money: Socks and Roses - The gifts of Christmas past

Inside Money blogger David Chaplin engages in a spot…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards
What to expect from politics in 2015

As last year's election and scandal fatigue slowly…

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John Drinnan John Drinnan
Frenemies co-operate on news

The Prime News deal announced last week has warmed…

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire
I spy next boss of secret agency

Only fitting, really, for a spy boss to exit under…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett
Irish builders, burqas, tall poppies? Yep, still mad

Any hopes that this year will be less barking mad…

David Leggat David Leggat
Warner's marching orders overdue

David Leggat writes: Warner is the obnoxious face…

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