OPINION: Sport is full of lessons for life.
OPINION: Gulf between word and deed in Government has probably never been greater.
Rugby bosses appear to have entered the Silver Lake deal as supplicants.
OPINION: Lockdown had hit me quite hard in the head.
OPINION: The Treaty of Waitangi was a massive intervention in the property market.
OPINION: We tell ourselves the world is watching, but it's not really.
OPINION: Have we ever seen a young couple with a greater sense of entitlement?
OPINION: Education seems to be on back burner and this is unacceptable.
OPINION: With vaccination now underway, it's time to tone down the alarm.
Christchurch's heart is slowly coming back to life in its own way at its own pace.
The new focus on local histories in schools will reveal many little-known events
OPINION: The past is much more than a moral lesson for the present.
OPINION: It's a long weekend and the sizzling, sunny apex of our summer.
OPINION: To avoid more populist disasters, news media have to find an open mind again.
OPINION: The last thing Democrats should be doing is exaggerating what Trump has done.
OPINION: There's a mistaken belief that the America's Cup needs to be a spectacle.
OPINION: The real test for NZ will come when a Covid vaccine is available to all.
OPINION: I thought pandemic meant the plague. I thought every family would lose someone.
OPINION: Silence is not an option when it comes to matters of life and death.
OPINION: Auditor-General finds fault with the Govt's Auckland light rail project.
OPINION: When a Minister of Finance puts a request in writing he is not really asking.
OPINION: More than fine sentiments are needed to restore the Kiwi Dream.
OPINION: A bridge or a tunnel - the big question for the new government.
OPINION: The multi-dimensional promise of MMP has never materialised.
OPINION: Labour's campaign had no specific promises apart from another long weekend.
OPINION: John Roughan on the lighter referendum.
OPINION: We have two referendums, one that matters, to my mind and one that does not.
COMMENT: John Roughan on the first leaders' debate.
COMMENT: Is it worth the cost to the economy to continue pursuing the goal of elimination?
COMMENT: You can't have a debate with someone who makes things up.
COMMENT: It is futile and dangerous to muzzle those who take the opposite view.
COMMENT: The debate for and against lockdown is on the front line.
COMMENT: There has to be a better way, a Covid Plan B.
It's time to open the gates wider for sporting spectacles
The time is up for a parliamentary time-waster, says John Roughan.
COMMENT: Collins' behaviour over Iain Lees-Galloway was nasty and unnecessary.
COMMENT: Judith Collins' instincts sound right, so far.
COMMENT: With 10 weeks to go, the teams are solidifying their positions.
COMMENT: A story remains to be told about the mess Phil Twyford has made of this project.
COMMENT: It's time to relax, get real and start re-opening the borders.
COMMENT: Studying history lets you understand people of different times.
Sports bodies need to encourage - and appreciate - live crowds, says John Roughan
COMMENT: Scared white men are the scourge of American race relations.
COMMENT: National Party's leadership change has been the most interesting I can remember.
COMMENT: Life is back. Glorious, noisy, crowded, chaotic life.
COMMENT: Tourism will not be easy to revive but there are new cylinders for investment.
COMMENT: Self-interest would be an effective incentive to follow public health guidelines.
COMMENT: We are facing an economic and social crisis on a scale akin to Great Depression.
COMMENT: John Roughan looks past lockdown and at how we will work our way back into life.
COMMENT: John Roughan on how future generations will fare in a world post-shutdown.
COMMENT: John Roughan on the implications of the move to level 4.
COMMENT: A pandemic is an economic shock on the scale of a global financial crisis.
COMMENT: We have a gun problem in this country.
One chance to beat 'repugnant presidency' and put a new generation in power
Treasury is scrambling to assess the possible impact of Covid-19
The solution to the broadcasting merger is to fund a public channel, argues John Roughan.
COMMENT: $360 million Skypath is going ahead but failed to pass an earlier economic test.
COMMENT: Moore was David Lange's most determined acolyte, his 'bagman'.
COMMENT: When you know you're outclassed, moments of success are sweeter.