Don Moffat explores the right to freedom in a pandemic.
Faith and reason
Working together, and loving one another, is what will save us from the modern day pandemic, Richard Dawson writes.
In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, Prof David Tombs reflects on the crucifixion of Jesus.
New Zealanders must carry out their due diligence before voting in this year’s referendum on euthanasia, writes Peter Sara.
It is time to stop and take a deep breath, writes Lynne Taylor.
On May the 25th, the world was graphically reminded that evil and suffering are not exclusively the prerogative of our current pandemic. The death of George Floyd sparked civil unrest that has...
Christopher Holmes discusses the miracle that is life.
Is it fear of death that motivates our actions or is it love of life, asks Stu Crosson.
At times of uncertainty, one of the things we need most of all is what nourishes and enriches us within, writes James Harding.
Have we moved beyond Christianity as a culture, Peter Matheson asks.
We have heard the word "unprecedented" a lot in recent times as normality has taken a back seat during the pandemic, Graham Ashby writes.
Over the lockdown, our roadside garden has finally received the attention it has long needed.
Covid-19 provides us with an opportunity to think afresh about what the world should look like, writes Murray Rae.
Put down your smartphone and embrace all that is out there, writes Adam Dodds.
Solidarity with others is vital if we are to navigate the Covid-19 crisis, writes Greg Marcar.
Jenny Beck finds comfort in her "Third Place".
Let's work to ensure people from all over the world find a place they belong, writes Paul Trebilco.
Mathew Zacharias laments India's rejection of a poignant hymn.
It's time to look for hope, writes Richard Dawson.
What is our human place in the grand scheme of things — if indeed there is a scheme at all? Carl Sagan, quoted by The Observer (ODT, January 9, 2020), wrote of our "posturing", "imagined self...