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Would you take all your food in pill form?
Would you take all your food in pill form?

Hypothetical question of the day: Assume that all your daily nutritional needs could be met by taking a single pill once…

Do you support Govt plans to charge GST on all online purchases?
Do you support Govt plans to charge GST on all online purchases?

Prime Minister John Key says it is inevitable the cost of online shopping will go up as GST is charged…

Would you give up your right to vote if you never had to pay any taxes?
Would you give up your right to vote if you never had to pay any taxes?

At first, this hypothetical offer sounds very tempting. No taxes? That's for me! But think a little…

Opinion

Peter Lyons: Nothing but spin coming from our Govt Peter Lyons: Nothing but spin coming from our Govt

We are living in an age of spin, writes Peter Lyons…

Michael Timmins: Children at the heart of better policy Michael Timmins: Children at the heart of better policy

The Government's 2015 Budget had at its centerpiece…

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Should Serco's prison contract be reviewed?
Should Serco's prison contract be reviewed?

Labour MP Kelvin Davis has claimed that a prisoner who was thought to have died from a superbug had severe injuries that…

What is your favourite NZ novel?
What is your favourite NZ novel?

After a 12-month hiatus, the country's premier book awards will return in 2016 with a new structure and an annual fiction…

Who should start for the All Blacks?
Who should start for the All Blacks?

Other World Cup heavyweights would love the sort of options the All Blacks have. But Steve Hansen and co. still face tricky…

Should all rental properties be insulated?
Should all rental properties be insulated?

Every rental property in New Zealand will have to be fully insulated within four years, Government has confirmed. Housing…

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Your Views: Is the Auckland rates hike necessary?
Your Views: Is the Auckland rates hike necessary?

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has conceded that a "significant" number of ratepayers will face a rates rise…

Is it okay to ban entry to turban wearers?

A Sikh rsays he is "shocked" and "insulted" after being barred from entering a Cosmopolitan Club for lunch this week with…

Is it possible for asylum seekers to reach NZ by boat?

Prime Minister John Key says he has no knowledge of whether Australian officials paid people-smugglers to turn around a…

Has NZ society become too greedy?

House prices and rents are continuing to grow in many areas, rates and electricity prices look set to increase too. Do food…

Should schools have gender neutral uniforms?
Should schools have gender neutral uniforms?

Schools have been asked to consider offering gender-neutral uniforms as part of new sexuality education…

Your Views: Are you happy with Budget 2015?

The Government has axed the $1000 kickstart payment for people when they sign up to Kiwisaver which is estimated to save…

Your views on 30% home deposits

The Reserve Bank will introduce new limits on lending to property investors in the Auckland Council area that would require…

How do you teach your kids about 'stranger danger'?

A social experiment published on YouTube shows just how easily a stranger can walk away with a child. YouTube user JoeySalads…

Your Views: Whitcoulls closing Queen St branch

Whitcoulls is leaving its iconic Queen St shop so that Farmers can return to Auckland's CBD. Here is the latest selection…

Is the Auckland housing market overvalued?
Is the Auckland housing market overvalued?

John Key claims the Auckland housing market is not overvalued and that high prices are the result of…

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