OPINION: If a bloke wants to punch his mate, he can take up boxing or MMA.
OPINION: The qualities that make a good marriage apply to any sort of long-term union.
The Environment Court made 'material errors', the High Court has ruled.
OPINION: There is good intention in the housing market, but the system is broken.
Opinion: There are fringe and rural towns around New Zealand teetering on the edge.
If the Government doesn't find some urgency, another summer season may sail by.
Opinion: Shocking accommodation supplement stats show full-time workers are struggling.
My goal is a balance between future-focused frugality and enjoying my money.
Opinion: Golf courses are not exactly multifunctional spaces open to the community.
Opinion: Summer rewind on Bay Patrol - but it's not all fun and games for the lifeguards
Opinion: Get out and make some memories in the new New Zealand.
Opinion: High fences don't necessarily mean we have walls up.
Opinion: There's a difference between dobbing in a party and a popular community event.
OPINION: The goalposts keep moving for first-home buyers.
'Great minds discuss ideas, small minds discuss people' - discuss.
Opinion: Participation in a democracy is a two-way street.
A reader says a payout would give 49,000 people enough to install solar.
'You'd have to think twice if you chose to take a stand against her ... she'd smoke you.'
Anne Tolley on how only the fourth council commission in New Zealand history will work.
Making the tough calls, in the name of bold and unflinching journalism.
OPINION: No amount of sympathy can put us in their shoes.
'In today's liberal society, relaxed as we are, what is the big deal about a tie?'
What about the by-election? Will they hold meetings? Who pays them?
Opinion: Name changes can be met with grumbles of history erased.
And, it's a part-time gig.
'People are crying because it is such an emotional predicament whānau are in.'
Mum calls for change in maritime laws to crack down on drunk skippers.
Drunken decision to go fishing ends with one man dead, other charged with manslaughter.
Māori ward decision for Tauranga will fall to new commission.
'Tauranga City Council's financial management has weakened, in our view.'
'It would be a massive loss to the city if the company ever left the community.'
'I just gave it everything; I managed to bring it home'.
Opinion: House prices are skyrocketing but the First Home Grant cap has stayed the same.
OPINION: Remember when Winston Peters lost the election and basically disappeared?
OPINION: Careless people are treating charity secondhand shops like dumps.
Opinion: Laws aren't the only thing that needs to change for some.
'I could have died there because I could not get access to meds.'
As many people head back to work, let's remember what we learned the hard way last year.
'I feel like I've got my life back.'
Aussie corporates stepping in as a generation of Baby Boomer park owners retire.
Retirement savings in ruin, a first-home dream destroyed.
OPINION: How do we stop what happened in Tauranga from happening somewhere else?
Tauranga City Council is due to be replaced with a commission early next year.
"We need to take a good look at all the pieces that created this situation."
OPINION: Is it even Christmas without the drunk tank or the boys of the NYPD choir?
The decision to appoint a commission was announced on Friday but opinions are divided.
One-off 'humps' tend to repeat, warns councillor.
That's the question the partnership's leaders explored in a meeting on Wednesday.
One councillor did not sign the letter and he won't say why - yet.
The Minister will meet with Smartgrowth as she mulls commission for Tauranga
'Essentially what we are intending to do here is grow a city,' says the council CEO.
Te Papa O Ngā Manu Porotakataka was criticised for not being green enough when it opened.
The rates rise over three years could hit 40 to 50 per cent
Operators understand that money and timing are not on their side.
Council responding to more than 1000 queries as residents confused by letters.
'Good governance has not been demonstrated this electoral term.'
Opinion: We all play a little justification game to excuse our bad driving behaviour.
Opinion: Can a commission stop Tauranga going round in circles?
Transport minister hits back, saying National had nine years to build the road.
Opinion: It's time for some straight answers and real solutions on emergency housing.
'We ought to take Tauranga City out of this committee and send it somewhere on its own'.
There have been only 51 rides on the trial service since it was introduced a year ago.
Tauranga MP says mayor's resignation removed 'significant source of friction'.
Opinion: Tenants with pets are being put through the wringer in the rental market.
Opinion: The war on Christmas creep should be suspended this year.
Opinion: Commissioners are a 'nuclear option' - and I say bombs away.
Opinion: Recent water tragedies and mishaps in the Bay of Plenty should be a reminder.
'It struck me that Mr Cancian was endeavouring to grasp at any passing straw': Judge.