OPINION: Sonny Bill on thin ice

Having suffered hamstring problems soon after making the All Blacks' 39-man squad, Sonny Bill Williams is skating on thin ice. Injuries have plagued the 33-year-old...

OPINION: ‘Major reforms needed in housing’

OPINION: Too many young New Zealanders are struggling to access affordable housing. We don’t build enough houses, and building them is too expensive. At the...

OPINION: Combine the top playmakers

Call me crazy but I would like to see the All Blacks combine Richie Mo’unga and Beauden Barrett in the five-eighths before the World...

OPINION: Boult’s catch cup highlight

Trent Boult’s boundary catch to stop Carlos Brathwaite’s match-winning six in the final over at Old Tafford will remain one of the highlights of...

OPINION: School donation policy another broken promise

In the Government’s recent budget they announced the removal of school donations for all decile 1-7 schools. Whilst National has supported this Bill to Select...

OPINION: Chiefs scrape in

  Having scraped into the Super Rugby last eight playoffs in seventh spot, the Chiefs once again showed the courage that has characterised their game. Written...

OPINION: Acceleration needed on infrastructure

East Auckland’s population is growing rapidly. So vision, long-term planning and a sense of urgency are vital to ensure our community’s current and future infrastructure...

OPINION: Magnificent Mo’unga

In setting up five of the Crusaders' 10 tries in their 66-0 thrashing of the Rebels, Richie Mo'unga again demonstrated he's one of the...

OPINION: Petrol tax increase first part of ‘Wellbeing’ Budget

Two weeks ago the Government handed down its much heralded ‘Wellbeing’ Budget. Despite its name, the Budget does little to actually improve the well-being of...

OPINION: A budget on botched catch phrases

There’s a lot of partisan commentary on Budget 2019 out there already. The red team says everything is great. The blue team says everything...