19 Jun 2013
With a polar blast forecast this week and snow predicted in some areas, the thought of being homeless does not bear thinking about.
17 Jun 2013
Alan Marshall is a decent person.
11 Jun 2013
It is amazing in this day and age - and with all the crash-data available - that people still drive and talk on their cellphones.
7 Jun 2013
The good thing about politicians is that they are accountable to their electorate.
6 Jun 2013
Prime Minister John Key and his Mr Fixit Cabinet Minister Steven Joyce must be wishing they had never heard the word Novopay.
5 Jun 2013
It always amazes me how the justice and parole systems are allowed to make callous decisions that should be made with sensitivity and feeling.
31 May 2013
It is always good to lead the newspaper with a successful operation by police, and you don't get more successful than the one carried out this week.
30 May 2013
It is a sad reflection on our society that before every public holiday police have to urge motorists to drive safely and keep death off our roads.
28 May 2013
The Maungaharuru Tangitu Treaty settlement's signing at Tangoio Marae on Saturday will be followed by other agreements in Hawke's Bay in coming years, raising in some minds worries about the impacts on the region.
27 May 2013
It towers above us as we go about our daily lives - Te Mata Peak is truly the giant among us.