OPINION: ‘National’s cancer plan will end the postcode lottery’

At the recent National Party conference in Christchurch National leader Simon Bridges outlined National’s plan for cancer care. Cancer is the biggest cause of death...

OPINION: All Blacks are creaking

  Two games don't make an international rugby winter, but after a 20-16 win against Argentina and a 16-all draw with South Africa, a rusty...

OPINION: More action needed in fight against cancer

New Zealanders suffering from cancer shouldn’t have to raise money online or sell their family home to be able to buy life-saving medicines. Too many...

Blomfield

The latest from Blomfield (Darren Blomfield) highlighting Martin Guptill going from zero to hero with an incredible run out of Indian great MS Dhoni in New Zealand's thrilling semi-final victory...

OPINION: Silver Ferns do us proud

How fitting Silver Ferns stalwarts Laura Langman, Maria Folau, Casey Kopua and Katrina Rore will bow out of international netball as reigning world champions having...

OPINION: Locals tackling local crime

Community safety has improved a lot over the years, mostly as a testament to the professionalism of our local police, but also to the...

OPINION: No shame in glorious loss

Cricket’s greatest World Cup won by one Kiwi and lost by 11. That was the amazing scene on the hallowed turf of Lords on Monday...

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...

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