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Editorial: Unitary Plan needs nerve to see through
Editorial: Unitary Plan needs nerve to see through

It is too easy to panic politicians in election year, particularly in local body elections where the turnouts are usually low.

Sideswipe: Free rectal photography

Bummer of a job ... Roy Lilley, of Blenheim, has the eye for an odd image.

Liam Dann: Safe course amid doubt a hard task

New Zealand's economy remains relatively robust, but it feels as if the stakes have risen sharply in…

Umpire Illingworth has stepped over line

COMMENT: Illingworth needs to be dumped from the second cricket test in Christchurch, where he is due…

Deborah Hill Cone: Let's joyfully embrace difference
Deborah Hill Cone: Let's joyfully embrace difference

Government's dismissive attitude to those who don't fit in reflects poorly on NZ, writes Deborah Hill Cone.

Christopher Niesche: Lost decade as Oz shares go sideways
Christopher Niesche: Lost decade as Oz shares go sideways

It's the lost decade - the 10 years in which the Australian share market has moved sideways, writes Christopher Niesche.

Karen Tumulty: Judge's death puts focus on court
Karen Tumulty: Judge's death puts focus on court

The unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia has left it deeply divided along ideological lines, much as the US is, writes…

Matt Heath: Larva - simply a stage that kids go through
Matt Heath: Larva - simply a stage that kids go through

I saw something last week that made me realise I don't understand my children at all, writes Matt Heath.

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Brian Rudman Brian Rudman

Dildo jape distracts from the real issue

The annual humiliation of prime ministers at Waitangi's…

Audrey Young Audrey Young

Brownlee has Defence Force in his sights

If Goff wants to be well-informed, maybe he should…

Chris Rattue Chris Rattue

Umpire Illingworth has stepped over line

COMMENT: Illingworth needs to be dumped from the second…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan

Time for serious rethink on dairy

It is time for the industry and the politicians to…

Opinion

Liam Dann Liam Dann

Safe course amid doubt a hard task

New Zealand's economy remains relatively robust, but…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett

Unlike Key to throw toys over dildo incident

Given a lot of adult novelty items on the market are…

Wynne Gray Wynne Gray

Why I may be tempted to watch the Six Nations

Six Nations rugby has rarely been a go-to on my television…

John Roughan John Roughan

Rogue candidates make riveting drama

It is only inside the US that you realise what an…

Shelley Bridgeman Shelley Bridgeman

Six reasons not to have kids

Can't wait to have a baby? Shelley Bridgeman explains…

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John Drinnan John Drinnan

Prime revamp comes at tough time for TV

Sky TV will be showing off its makeover of Prime TV…

Mike Hosking Mike Hosking

Labour is in a right mess over TPP

If this was such a bad deal, how is it possible that…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow

Nibbling at climate change

Under its current settings, the Government admits…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards

Political roundup: Catching up with the National Party

National is in the middle of its third term - a time…

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