T.J. McNamara: Sacred stones mark special journey
T.J. McNamara: Sacred stones mark special journey

Substantial exhibitions of sculpture are spaced around in three galleries this week. Although they are totally different in style and medium, space is needed because the viewer needs to be able to move around them. Chris…

Janet McAllister: Fun ways to weave maths into learning

The young pupils in Ruma 11 at Newton Central School sometimes paint their spelling words on the concrete…

Tom O'Neil: Taking calculated risks can mean big rewards

Welcome to my regular series entitled "My Light Bulb Moment". This column highlights a "blinding flash…

What ifs now reality for Abbott

Many years ago a young teenager was batting in a school match.

Who's on the board a vital shareholder issue
Who's on the board a vital shareholder issue

The Financial Markets Authority's consultation paper on corporate governance is timely.

Abuse: Learning from Sophie
Abuse: Learning from Sophie

Physical abuse is easily defined. But not emotional abuse. Schools should teach how to recognise and deal with such behaviour…

Charitable groups revolutionise gift-giving
Charitable groups revolutionise gift-giving

All I want for Christmas is an Ebola emergency kit. That's not because I think I'm at risk of catching the disease.

The case for and against landlords
The case for and against landlords

As a society, how did we allow residential property to become just another investment asset class?


John Armstrong John Armstrong
Fiery speeches mark Labour's new approach

Two fiery speeches by Little in the past two days…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman
Sir Bob could right this old wrong

If I were a collector of commercial properties like…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan
bloggers or business community

John Key's cavalier response to the Dirty Politics…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow
Opinion: State role under scrutiny

To suspicious eyes, it starts to look as if the Govt…


Chris Rattue Chris Rattue
Cricket needs to address bouncers

Bouncers are aimed at the head and body. They are…

Liam Dann Liam Dann
All signs point to happy Christmas

The Christmas madness is about to begin and for many…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett
Canny Key times bouts of arrogance

Claire Trevett asks, "What does it say that the very…

Justin Marshall Justin Marshall
Unruffled ABs pour water on Wales' fire

Justin Marshall writes: If you want to understand…

David Chaplin David Chaplin
Inside Money: KiwiSaver condemned

The only problem with this technically-excellent…


John Drinnan John Drinnan
Change, change and more change

The year is approaching its end with uncertainty over…

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire
Who'll defend John Key? I will

Leave John Key alone. Give the guy a break. It seems…

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen
Awesome Adams feats untouchable

If golfer Lydia Ko is seeking a role model, she doesn't…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards
The democratic deficit of Dirty Politics

When the Corruption Perception Index comes out next…

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