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Kerre McIvor: Police and guns - will $45m plan make any difference?
COMMENT: The proposed model will see more than 200 extra officers trained to AOS level.
Kerre McIvor: Sleepyhead and the plan to transform Huntly
Good on the Turner brothers - and good on the Government.
Kerre McIvor: Delta lockdown could be the last straw
OPINION: Given the state of NZ's vax rollout and ICUs, what else could the Government do?
Kerre McIvor: Central Auckland has become a zombie apocalypse after dark
Opinion: Go into Auckland's CBD and chances are it'll be lights out on your night out.
Kerre McIvor: Don't like their rules? Don't choose the school
OPINION: It infuriates me when parents complain about school rules they signed up to.
Kerre McIvor: Waving the big stick at supermarkets - Govt's next steps on prices
OPINION: If this Government knows anything, it's how to capitalise on populist causes.
Kerre McIvor: Police Minister can't pick and choose who she represents
OPINION: It must be a terrifying time to be a cop. Poto Williams isn't helping.
Kerre McIvor: Farmers are riled up over everything - and they've got a point
OPINION: Friday's Howl of Protest saw a goodly representation of every man and his dog.
Kerre McIvor: Dawn Raids apology was the right thing to do
OPINION: We have to own our history - the good, the bad and the ugly.
Kerre McIvor: Buy your own sodding chips - three restaurant rules to live by
OPINION: The story of Peter, Alex and the three fries struck a chord with me.
Kerre McIvor: Families facing life-or-death situations on their own
OPINION: Mike King's right - mental health services are failing vulnerable Kiwis.
Kerre McIvor: A Budget for the faithful, but who will pay?
This week's budget was Labour's and Labour's alone
Kerre McIvor: 'Surely we can feed the most vulnerable of our family'
Children who need the lunches most would never ask, because it's just another indignity.
Kerre McIvor: Govt leaving taxpayers in the cold over emergency housing
OPINION: At the very least, taxpayers deserve to know their money's being spent wisely.
Kerre McIvor: Time Govt stops hiding behind Covid and tackles issues fuelling violence
OPINION: Govt needs to tackle the issues it said it would resolve if it was elected.
Kerre McIvor: Stop treating me like a child or I'll behave like one
Tourism and hospo industries don't want handouts. They just want to be able to work.
Kerre McIvor: Latest Covid outbreak reveals gaping holes in Govt's strategy
OPINION: 'Be Kind'? How about 'Be Responsible or Suffer the Consequences'?
Kerre McIvor: Critical maths - our kids are the collateral damage after years of decline
OPINION: Education used to be a way for a child to escape their birth circumstances.
Kerre McIvor: The state of the nation's housing affordability
OPINION: Labour campaigned on housing affordability, but it's a big job.
Kerre McIvor: Goodbye to 2020, a shocker of a year
OPINION: 2020 has been a shocker, but New Zealand is a pretty good place to be right now.
Kerre McIvor: Mallard's defamation debacle stinks to high heaven
Opinion: The Speaker's next few years are likely to be rocky - deservedly so.
Kerre McIvor: The bloody truth - NZ's gun reforms haven't worked
OPINION: Despite the best intentions, since reforms were made, gun violence has worsened.
Kerre McIvor: Pakistani cricket team behaving like spoilt brats
OPINION: There should be no more warnings for sportspeople who break the rules.
Kerre McIvor: Bank branch closures leave some people behind
OPINION: Banks say the changes are about convenience. Really, it's about them.
Kerre McIvor: Elusive hunt for a place to call home
OPINION: Will Govt deliver on promises to help Kiwis into first homes?
Kerre McIvor: outrage at US election party-goers misplaced
How you interpret a gathering of people may not be the same as others do
Kerre McIvor: Unity and democracy our biggest winners
COMMENT: For National, it was a predictable thumping.
Kerre McIvor: Memorable moments of the leaders' debate
Kerre McIvor on the leaders' debate and David Seymour's spot in the limelight
Kerre McIvor: My car theft nightmare - it's such a pointless crime
COMMENT: I've certainly learned my lesson about leaving my car vulnerable.
Kerre McIvor: With travel up in the air, all options are on the table
COMMENT: Emirates' free global travel cover offer was inspirational, writes Kerre McIvor.
Kerre McIvor: The human face of struggling businesses
Behind the joblessness and business collapses are real people and real heartache.
Kerre McIvor: We are failing our children, will they ever forgive us?
COMMENT: If only the Govt responded to the mental health crisis as it did Covid.
Kerre McIvor: Covid-19 lockdown kills balanced discussion
Comment: When did we all get so binary and, in some cases, bats*** crazy?
Kerre McIvor: Why new rental law may backfire for tenants
The road to hell may be paved with good intentions, the road to homelessness might be too.
Kerre McIvor: New drug-driving testing law a welcome change in attitude
COMMENT: Driving under the influence of drugs is breaking our social contract.
Kerre McIvor: Emirates Team New Zealand in murky waters
Grant Dalton faces concerns about his team's use of public money.
Kerre McIvor: Passing the Covid testing blame buck
Kerre McIvor on David Clark passing the buck in the Covid testing saga.
Kerre McIvor's surprising luxury wellness retreat experience
Against all her expectations, the Newstalk ZB host found inspiration and enjoyment.
Kerre McIvor: Isolation chic - why natural is the hot look
Kerre McIvor discovers natural life in lockdown.
Coronavirus panic: 'Where is this febrile over-reaction coming from?'
Let's all just calm down and focus on the positive.
Kerre McIvor: Grace's family channel pain into good
COMMENT: Thank heavens the trial of Grace Millane's murderer is over.
Kerre McIvor: Cry me a river, student loan dodgers!
COMMENT: Kerre McIvor has no sympathy for overseas loan defaulters.
Kerre McIvor: Let's hurry up and go slower more quickly
COMMENT: Speed is over-rated.
Kerre McIvor: TV3 told me to lose weight to be the weather girl
COMMENT: It's too soon to write the epitaph for Three's headstone, Kerre McIvor says.
Kerre McIvor: Happy to be still ranting after 15 years
COMMENT: Being able to write this column is a privilege I will never take lightly.
Kerre McIvor: Enjoy the spectacle - win, lose or draw
COMMENT: There should be no assumption that All Blacks are dead certs to make the final.
Kerre McIvor: Anguish and despair - why have we made farmers feel ashamed?
COMMENT: If farmers don't see a future, then the future of New Zealand Inc looks bleak.
Kerre McIvor: Free school lunch great idea, now how to deliver
COMMENT: There have been discussions around food in schools programmes for years.
Kerre McIvor: Where in NZ can I party like it's 1999?
COMMENT: Where can the grey-haired groovers go?
Kerre McIvor: Who hasn't wanted to steamroll boyracers?
COMMENT: A Wellington man is alleged to have made this fantasy a reality.
Kerre McIvor: Black Caps' performance against India makes me a believer
COMMENT: I'm so looking forward to the game tonight.
Kerre McIvor: Parking on berms sets my teeth on edge
COMMENT: Auckland Transport wants to fine people who park on grass berms.
Kerre McIvor: Sunny bliss the perfect winter tonic
COMMENT: Nothing is more precious than family time with grandchildren on an Italian beach.
Kerre McIvor: Striking teachers should stick to their guns
COMMENT: The goodwill of those who choose teaching has been exploited for too long
Kerre McIvor: It's not McDonald's rotting kids' teeth, it's parents
COMMENT: There's a lot that can be done before a sugar tax.
Kerre McIvor: Rugby scores with advice on life traps
COMMENT: Talent and money can be a recipe for disaster without the right support.