The generosity of spirit from Heritage Roses Otago convener Fran Rawling is impressive. Despite the debacle of the decimation of the heritage roses in Dunedin’s Northern Cemetery, she is looking to...
Families of passengers on the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are understandably upset with the decision this week to finally call off the search for the plane.
AMENDED EDITORIAL This is an amended editorial to the one which initially appeared on January 11, 2017. Police Association president Chris Cahill mistakenly gave an incorrect figure relating to guns in a recent media interview.
Donald Trump is soon to become the 45th president of the United States, a political outcome which has divided not only America but also many parts of the world.
Prime Minister Bill English can return home from his first European tour as a head of state with quiet confidence of a job well done.
It should come as no surprise, although there will be some, at the news Tauranga has overtaken Dunedin to become the country's fifth-largest city.
Sometimes the average person must feel as if it is impossible to do right for doing wrong.
Schedule them and they will come.
Barack Obama started his tenure as the President of the United States with such hope. The first black president of the US is a skilled orator who promised so much, not only for African Americans...
Car manufacturers have this week unveiled several new diesel models at the Detroit car show at the same time as Volkswagen confirmed a multimillion-dollar draft settlement with United States...
Prime Minister Bill English will not attend Waitangi Day at Te Tii Marae this year, instead focusing on celebrating New Zealand's troubled annual day of formation as a nation in Auckland.
Service. The very word is divisive. It separates people into those who help and those who do not. For many who do serve, it may be their organisation’s motto and often a firmly held personal...
It is past time to drive action on "lake snow" ("lake snot").
Sir Peter Leitch, widely known as ''The Mad Butcher'', has found himself in an awkward spot following some ''banter'' on Waiheke Island with a young woman of Maori descent.
Some of the most serious threats facing the human species are gradual, making them all the harder to respond to. Catastrophic outcomes might be many years away, hardly conducive to decisive action...
New Zealand sports followers have had few excuses for boredom or disappointment in the past year.
New Zealand’s beautiful lakes, rivers and extensive coastline makes it a paradise for those wanting to enjoy water-based activities.
Solutions for New Zealand’s rising road toll appear hard to find.
Valerie Adams came up 21cm short in her bid this year for a third Olympic gold medal but her recognition in the 2017 New Year Honours is true reward for an outstanding New Zealander.
In terms of humanitarian progress in Syria this year, the United Nations’ ongoing paralysis has been excruciating for those trapped in the crossfire and onlookers alike. The Security Council’s 11th...