OPINION: The real mystery of the case is Natalie Bracken.
OPINION: At least we know some of the background to what remains the inexplicable murder.
OPINION: New Zealand always has a place in its heart for empty, floating, vacuous things.
OPINION: We open in the bedroom of a modern suburban home.
OPINION: Epiha's trial is solely concerned with the shots he fired at Goldfinch.
So far, jurors have only had glimpses into the minds of Eli Epiha and Natalie Bracken.
There was something about the police officer outside courtroom 13 at Auckland High Court.
Having a wonderful wintertime in Parliament.
OPINION: Sheriff Ardern faces the baddest men in town.
OPINION: Language on the show is a stick you use to beat a drum about how awesome you are.
OPINION: A cold wind blew through the middle of the main street of Dodge.
Opinion: Paul Goldsmith has a thought no one will listen to.
As a collector of album covers, Steve Braunias shares his thoughts on Lorde's Solar Power.
OPINION: Steve Braunias on the latest episode of The Apprentice.
They write letters to the Herald. A lot of letters. Steve Braunias finds out why.
OPINION: Reflections on the dust in the wind of the Collins Gang.
OPINION: Australia's top current affairs team infiltrate Wellington.
OPINION: A week in the life of the Collins Gang.
OPINION: Steve Braunias reviews the latest episode of The Apprentice.
OPINION: Jacinda Ardern and Chris Hipkins find cold comfort in union reactions.
The three pleaded their case which is to say they bagged each other something wicked.
A dental appointment or a week in Parliament: which would Trevor Mallard prefer?
Rest home life "has got me going again ... playing the guitar, and singing".
OPINION: Someone's tryin' to fix Natville and someone has got a whole heap of support.
'Life with Mike was hell. It was a living hell, and I just couldn't see a way out.'
OPINION: Steve Braunias accompanies the Easter Bunny on his chocolate-giving round.
Steve Braunias spends a summer with the residents and staff at Roseridge rest home.
OPINION: It was very, very chaste, but still it ended in tears.
Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson work around the clock to present their housing package.
Braunias explores 12 extraordinary tales of disappearance in his new book Missing Persons.
OPINION: Will the next America's Cup be held in NZ waters? Or was that the last crusade?
OPINION: Sheriff Ardern didn't face The Outlaw Hosking and it was a real peaceful week.
OPINION: On Oprah's sun-lit stage, 'they' cast a long shadow.
OPINION: Farewell to The Bachelorette. No one is likely to remember anything about it.
OPINION: Seymour Gang leader David Seymour says his piece.
The drongos were revealed as sensitive young men with depth and feeling.
OPINION: There's no nice way to tell a date that they're toast.
OPINION: The Bachelorette is tough, man.
Former president defends his role and his golf
Steve Braunias on the first week of the long-awaited Red Fox Tavern murder trial.
OPINION: Back we go to the "prison on Planet Bullsh**" for some pointless chit-chat.
OPINION: A few of The Bachelorette contestants are evolving into actual human beings.
OPINION: Episode three has a lightness of being, as though it has thrown in the towel.
OPINION: A week in the life of Waitangi.
OPINION: A taxing look at episode 2, in which the gang have trouble making each other out.
OPINION: The latest series of The Bachelorette is already an unwatchable mess.
Steve Braunias reports on the reality of accommodating the homeless in West Auckland.
OPINION: A week in the life of the current NZ National Party.