OPINION: Exactly what are we missing out on so that bike/pedestrian bridge can be made?
OPINION: Training for a half-marathon - it sounded like so much fun...
OPINION: Emergency housing system is broken and Govt needs to step up and fix it.
OPINION: Cautionary tales for anyone braving the daily suburb-to-CBD transport grind.
Milestone election for Samoa chance to reflect on what it means to look back from afar.
OPINION: Appetite for new direction is strong but those at the top are dragging the chain.
Those boots weren't made for walking - but would I do it all again? In a heartbeat.
OPINION: The twist in the drama came via an apology - from a surprising quarter.
OPINION: Essential to getting back on track is recognising what is wrong.
OPINION: Proposed Aussie law change means a dire situation is about to get worse.
OPINION: While many struggle, for others, Covid has reinvented work.
OPINION: Confusion and contempt erupted last week because it was unclear who qualified.
OPINION: Vodafone's policy was an interesting development in Banks' exit from radio.
OPINION: Publicly showcasing adverse circumstances should not be needed to gain attention.
OPINION: We've made it to the home stretch, but the year isn't over yet.
OPINION: The first step to tackling hate crime in NZ is accurately measuring it.
OPINION: Life in NZ - even with challenges and adversity - holds promise for migrants.
OPINION: I work in mainstream journalism. Here's why I don't hate Google and Facebook.
OPINION: Housing crises bring out the best, worst and most nonsensical in all of us.
OPINION: Issue of kids going off to earn instead of learn has been misread.
OPINION: Labour has a sizeable group of Pasifika MPs. How will it respond to their needs?
OPINION: A 're-reset' hike takes a little more effort than expected.
OPINION: We have fantastic fruit pickers. Why don't we look after them properly?
OPINION: Candidates' word choice reveals how well they grasp a problem.
COMMENT: Why medical school is reviewing pathway for Māori and Pasifika students.
COMMENT: Since when do we 'plough ahead' when it comes to public health restrictions?
COMMENT: Extreme beliefs in everyday conversation should not be brushed aside.
COMMENT: South Auckland and its communities are at the centre of the current cluster.
COMMENT: Research heroes are tackling the lack of diversity in scientific institutions.
COMMENT: The abortion debate finds its way back to the political chambers.
COMMENT: So, I thought this is what returning to competitive sport feels like in your 30s.
COMMENT: There is some hope for those who struggle in the toxic military culture.
COMMENT: Tracey Martin shifts the blame over Oranga Tamariki staff allegations.
COMMENT: Why it pays to get the facts straight when addressing racism.
COMMENT: The subsidy scheme highlights problems with courier contracts.
COMMENT: He's not technically on the Covid-19 "frontline", but it's close enough for me.
COMMENT: How world leaders are helping me get through Covid-19.
COMMENT: Shane Jones made good points that were lost in Indian comments controversy.
Comment: When PR trumps free speech we are all losers writes columnist Teuila Fuatai.
Is the year of media mergers finally here, asks Teuila Fuatai?
What does it look like to respect the Treaty of Waitangi in 2020?
COMMENT: For myself, the Ihumātao protest and its leaders are the news story of 2019.
COMMENT: The blame game is not the way forward for Samoa right now. Not as families mourn.
COMMENT: The trial has raised searching questions about the court process and victims.
COMMENT: Kids as young as five can be obsessed about body image.
COMMENT: Legalising cannabis would help stop pathway to prison for Māori men.
COMMENT: Iwi leader believes country's future lies with everyone being tangata whenua.
The rift is yet another division among the close-knit Ihumātao community.
COMMENT: The Stonefields struggle has at times played the person rather than the issue.
COMMENT: Are incentives for immunisations really a positive for our health system?
COMMENT: You've got to sell yourself.
COMMENT: Everyone has their own beliefs and rituals - and so they should.
Intensive care specialist Dr David Galler will mark 30 years' work at Middlemore Hospital.
Parliament's report into its problematic culture has been an important first step.
Is it fair that those responsible for alleged abuse are also in charge of investigation?