Radio host on Radio Hauraki and Herald columnist
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Opinion: Nothing says New Zealand summer like a novelty straw hat from a hardware store.
OPINION: Things are bad at the moment, but they could be worse.
OPINION: Lockdown is the time to get a strong base for your body mechanics.
Opinion: As a species, we have eaten outside for most of our evolution.
Comment: You bust a gut to move it to the new place only to spend days rehiding the stuff.
OPINION: Raising a son is hard work.
There is nothing more Kiwi than waking up hungover, muttering: I am never drinking again.
OPINION: Don't be afraid of being wrong.
OPINION: Last week, I needed support. I received the bitter southerly of abuse.
OPINION: "A good father is a pillar of strength," writes Matt Heath. Or is he?
OPINION: 'Next time I run into Mike Hosking, I'll have a word.'
OPINION: We humans always want what we can't have.
Going for a run can be good for you, even when you get grabbed by a massive drunk guy.
COMMENT: As we get older, life feels like it's speeding up.
OPINION: I've always assumed Colin was dangerously dumb. Turns out he's a genius.
OPINION: It is our patriotic duty to spend our holiday cash right here in Aotearoa.
OPINION: Here's how not to be happy: focus on the things you don't have.
OPINION: I have a new superpower. I can resist the lure of a seductive Swiss timepiece.
OPINION: Not having an opinion buys you precious mental space to use in your real-life.
OPINION: Why I Marvel at the lack of respect Kiwis have for the telly.
OPINION: My boss staged a digital intervention. I don't hate him for it.
OPINION: In the heat of the moment, a few seconds' cool reflection can work wonders
"Baa" humbug: Matt Heath on the frustratingly long wait for US election outcome.
COMMENT: Stop complaining about 2020. It's not a patch on 1943.
Pizza wars: when it's not okay to grab a slice of the action
Close-up and curious: why we can't stop looking at ourselves
North v South. Which is the better? It depends on your perspective, says our columnist
Our columnist finds there's a lot not to like under lockdown round two
COMMENT: The truth about holidays with kids.
COMMENT: Run in the rain - the excuses just don't wash.
COMMENT: Men listen up - take your health seriously, because you need to.
COMMENT: The guy looked a real-life anti-drink driving advert. He could kill!
COMMENT: Pick 10 songs. Now what does that say about you? Matt Heath explains.
Comment: Once again, the ancient philosophers were on the button.
COMMENT: So you're having trouble sleeping? Try these tips.
COMMENT: Whichever way you cut it the return of the footy clashes is fantastic.
MATT HEATH: I've taken constructive feedback on board and this week I'm changing tack.
Summer hair, summer sand, summer tan ... there's no reason to give them up just yet.
COMMENT: Cats have never been so marginalised as they have been recently.
COMMENT: If you want to survive the next few days you'll need to read this.
COMMENT: Lots of things are expensive in NZ - and they come with million-dollar views.
COMMENT: Cricket provides the ideal venue to discuss mental health.
COMMENT: Think yourself slim while you relax today.
COMMENT: We like to shoehorn in New Zealand chat wherever we can.