MIKE ROKE: Don't dream, it's over

National is right. There is no housing crisis, it is now a housing epidemic, writes producer Mike Roke.

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WINSTON PETERS: The blue banger still wobbling down the road

Steven Joyce’s Budget was an attempt to disguise the deep crises created under his government’s watch - writes Winston Peters.

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DAVE MOORE: The latest Porsche Panamera, the 4S

The one-time ugly-duckling is now the swan it always should have been, writes Dave Moore.


PETER DUNNE: What to do about fresh water exports?

According to media reports, 20 billion litres of pristine New Zealand water are going to be exported over the next fifteen years, writes Peter Dunne.


METIRIA TUREI: Nothing can quite prepare you for parenthood

"The point of the 'Budget for all Mothers' policy is to give parents more time and more money when they need it most", writes Metiria Turei.


MARK SAINSBURY: More tipping for better service? Rubbish

I'm struggling to see where Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett is coming from when she says we should tip hospitality staff.


DAVE MOORE: Winter driving tips

Winter has already taken a grip on parts of the country - taking many drivers by surprise, writes Dave Moore.


TLDL: How much is (an hour of) that doggie in the window?

Vaughn Davis blog - TLDL (Too Long, Didn't Listen) for 22nd May 2017. Today: Doggieshare, paint colours, and NZ-made platform 'My Tours'.


WINSTON PETERS: Bag National - and watch out!

'Mr Ngaro was only acting in the manner his masters have been doing covertly. The problem is he voiced it' - writes Winston Peters.


VERITY JOHNSON: I went a week without wearing make-up

Last week, a guy I work with suggested to the office that women should go make up free for a week, writes Verity Johnson.


JOHN DAY: All Blacks selection makes little room for bolters

The All Blacks' selectors have the majority of their 33-man squad already locked in for the upcoming series against the British and Irish Lions.


PATRICK GOWER: English has saved TPP... for now at least

The TPP is on again - and it is thanks to Bill English, writes Patrick Gower.