OPINION: Make it as easy as possible for people to say yes.
OPINION: Our Queen's Birthday Honours recipients deserve to be proud.
OPINION: A happy medium needs to be found for burnt-out school leaders.
OPINION: Cyber attack on DHB was blatant and cruel.
OPINION: Meth users in the Bay are wasting more than $1 million a week.
OPINION: Port workers shouldn't have to choose between their job or the jab.
OPINION: These annual events are yearly highlights on the region's calendar.
OPINION: Freedom is based on trust and we rely on every single person to do their bit.
OPINION: We will remember them.
OPINION: What price would you pay to keep your loved ones safe?
OPINION: It's time for a return to mass state housing.
OPINION: Despite its pitfalls daylight saving needs to stay.
OPINION: Easter's the time to pay it forward.
OPINION: Everyone experienced lockdown differently but we were in it together.
OPINION: The critics need to get with the programme - or change the channel.
OPINION: Second anniversary of "one of New Zealand's darkest days".
OPINION: Are we really the best country in the world to be a child?
OPINION: Let's get our population immunised.
OPINION: Tank the ties and let MPs get on with it
OPINION: We're basking in a summer glow but it'll soon be back to reality.
OPINION: Who is the villain - the landlord or the tenant?
OPINION: Universal school speed limit reduction is a no-brainer.
OPINION: Answers are needed to help victims heal.
OPINION: No investigation, charges, or prosecution can bring those loved ones back.
OPINION: Too many children are dying at the hands of those supposed to look after them.
OPINION: The coronavirus seems to be ramping up.
OPINION: Safety and population growth should both be considered when upgrading roads.
OPINION: Hospital staff should not bear the brunt of your sharp tongue.
OPINION: There is a fight ahead and the incoming administration must be prepared.
OPINION: There is a certain appeal to shopping online.
OPINION: Road trips can be an effective spreader of Covid-19.
OPINION: The race to roll out a vaccine needs to be a global effort.
OPINION: Experts are saying banks are being more careful about who they loan to.
OPINION: So many others are vying for the all-important domestic tourism dollar.
OPINION: Large events are not worth the risk to some organisers.
COMMENT: It is up to us to meet councils halfway.
COMMENT: Mental health needs support after a break-in.
Hope can be a powerful feeling and we need it right now.
COMMENT: Government needs to stop border breaches quickly.
COMMENT: Now is the time to be grateful we've got a team of five million..
COMMENT: Masks are not a big ask to keep our people safe.
COMMENT: Politicians need to shrug off the scandals and get down to real business.
COMMENT: Local tourism operators are putting on a brave face
COMMENT: The ways ashes can be memorialised are endless.
COMMENT: The Government should meet the basic needs of people in mandatory quarantine.
COMMENT: Change is needed because what we're doing now is not working.
COMMENT: Armed police are not something the New Zealand public needs to feel safe.
COMMENT: Horticulture just got on and hired workers from other industries.
COMMENT: Queen's Birthday is coming up and people are itching to get away.
COMMENT: Covid-19 response shows stark differences between NZ and other countries.
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