OPINION: Mallard's pathetic excuse says he didn't know the definition of the accused word.
OPINION: It seems Jacinda Ardern simply wants to drown out the noise surrounding her mate.
OPINION: This Government's good at making an announcement about an upcoming announcement.
OPINION: The PM is a celebrity leader and she's determined to keep it that way.
OPINION: They should lead their flock by example, not by doing a runner.
OPINION: For starters, take those deliberate rulebreakers to task and prosecute them.
OPINION: If Labour wanted to change the rules, it should have said so before the election.
OPINION: Mallard may be safe in his job but is now without any moral authority.
OPINION: What's so special about businesses in the Cook Islands?
OPINION: Before his peers, Trevor Mallard was in a hole and just kept digging.
OPINION: This whole issue has been a travesty on so many fronts.
A parliamentary staff member was sent packing after being accused by Mallard of rape.
OPINION: Barry Soper on what it would take to overturn today's cannabis vote.
Regional Development Minister is understood to be planning his biggest spend yet from PGF.
COMMENT: Some consistency and maybe a little more forethought would be nice.
COMMENT: Read their lips, there'll be no new taxes, other than for the wealthy.
COMMENT: Jacinda's promise to make Matariki a public holiday will help nab the Maori vote.
COMMENT: Level 2.5 is like being freed from prison but returning at midnight.
COMMENT: Ignore the keyboard warriors who claim 'misogynistic, racist and bullying'.
COMMENT: The answer is surely bugger all.
COMMENT: Aucklanders are going to have another weekend at home, soaking in their bubbles.
COMMENT: Hats off to Andrew Borrowdale, who took a case to challenge lockdown and won.
COMMENT: There was no appetite on the ninth floor of the Beehive to delay the election.
COMMENT: Let's hope the stable door can be now closed before too many horses have bolted.
COMMENT: The unemployment fallout won't be seen until after the election.
COMMENT: The only Captain's call you'll hear from Jacinda Ardern is to stay vigilant.
COMMENT: This is tokenism, pure and simple - creating two classes of NZ citizens.
COMMENT: National can't afford to attack the Govt's Covid response.
Comment: Rumour mill over Iain Lees-Galloway had been whirring for months.
Comment: The National Party is lurching from one crisis to the next.
COMMENT: National MPs have done what they should have done on February 27, 2018.
COMMENT: The prison planes are on their way here again.
COMMENT: It's bad enough the man got out but it's worse that he was lost track of.