Sir Ian Taylor poses questions to the Government over elements of its Covid-19 response.
This is a message to the teachers who got the vaccine, from the mother of a child who can't yet get it.
"Here's a couple of web development lessons for Chris Hipkins," writes Chris Keall on why My Vaccine Pass went wrong today.
PM Jacinda Ardern's first return in almost three months to the city she loves to call her home town brought new meaning to the term "flying visit", writes Barry Soper.
Opinion: Soon everyone in NZ will be immunised against Covid - whether you want it or not, writes epidemiologist Rod Jackson.
COMMENT: With Auckland’s average property value now $1.451m, many first home buyers are weighing up whether to move to a more affordable city such as Christchurch where the average property value is $720,000.
Christchurch has been referred to as New Zealand’s most affordable city. But recent data has cast a shadow over this claim as more suburbs join the $1 million club.
Opinion: The mood around the one-way travel bubble between the South Island and Australia is a little deflated, writes Thomas Bywater.
It's a gut-punch for the South Island that looked ominously odds-on, the longer this week dragged on, writes Mike Yardley.
Analysis: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is not expected to move Auckland out of level 4, or drop the South Island to level 1, at today's 4pm announcement.
Concern about sportswomen required to wear skimpy uniforms was almost enough to make me think fondly of my rompers, writes Elspeth McLean.
OPINION: Who could not be moved by the wretched sorrow of Timaru man Stephen Drummond this week as he prepares to bury his 15-year-old only son Javarney?
After struggling to fall pregnant and enduring fertility treatment to make her dream become a reality, there was one question on Jenni Mortimer's mind at her 20-week scan.
Hey coloniser, so let me get this right - you want to lead a debate about indigenous rights that you helped to destroy?
When Bridie Jabour wrote a column in The Guardian about miserable millennials, she was shocked by the response.
"Inciting violence" should not be the only threshold for defining hate speech in New Zealand, writes Eddie Clark.
New Zealanders have a weird relationship with alcohol, even though we profess to knowing alcohol's effect on us individually and societally.