Fees-free policy a shambles

The new government's policy to provide the first year of tertiary education for free is a missed opportunity to make a real difference in...

de Grandhomme slams Windies

Clearly age is not wearying cricket allrounder Colin de Grandhomme who scored New Zealand's second fastest test century from 71 balls during his country's...

Right back into it

Parliament is now back in full swing and National has shown that we are ready to hold the Government to account as a strong...

Wallabies have pride at stake

Having last beaten the All Blacks 27-19 seven years ago, the success-starved Wallabies could be dangerous beasts when they challenge the favourites at Brisbane's...

Running for Mental Health

If you know me at all you’ll know I’ve never been an athletic person. It’s not entirely through lack of trying- I’m very much...

Tackling youth offenders head on

As this is my final column pre-election, can I say thank you to the Botany Electorate for the opportunity to be your MP for...

All Blacks have fullbacks galore

With the injured Jordie Barrett out for the season and Ben Smith taking his sabbatical, one would think the All Blacks face a fullback...

Pinetree remains Kiwi immortal

It was fitting the All Blacks whacked Australia 54-34 in their Sydney Bledisloe Cup rugby test on the eve of Sir Colin Meads' death. Being...

Young guns ready to fire

Asafo Aumua, Caleb Clarke and Will Jordon are three classy superstars from the world champion NZ Under 20 rugby team capable of making a...

‘Razor’ enjoys close shave

With a nick-name 'Razor' it is little wonder that breakdancing Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has a happy knack of surviving close shaves. And so it...

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