Opinion on RadioLIVE

KiwiBuild: An expensive bandaid that’s not fixing the real problem

It would be far better to deal to the problem of affordability rather than buying houses off-plan to ballot, says Rodney Hide.


Opinion: Make All Blacks vs Japan an annual fixture

From rugby's point of view, the NZ vs Japan rugby test was a success, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Opinion: Residency mess not a good look for Government

The Government says we should trust them – but they are making that hard, argues Rodney Hide.


Opinion: How Auckland set the blueprint for rugby

Auckland showed the rest of the country what provincial rugby can be, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Councils should work with scooter companies, not against them

Councils should see the fun and the convenience in e-scooters, not just an accident waiting to happen, writes Rodney Hide.


Opinion: The innocent may suffer the most in the Jami-Lee Ross Saga

The story of Maureen Pugh highlights how these public spats ripple out – affecting dozens for years to come, writes Rodney Hide.


Opinion: Why the Breakers' controversial sponsor doesn't matter

Fans do not choose to support a team based on their sponsor, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Opinion: We care more about petrol prices than climate change warning

The Prime Minister’s fury this week has been at petrol prices. Not the prospect of the end of life as we know it, writes Rodney Hide.


Rodney Hide: New Zealand deserves to know why Ross is on leave

People react well to being trusted. They react badly to being kept in the dark, argues Rodney Hide.


Teach your children well, pay teachers better

Expecting them to pick up the shortfall with our children’s education is just unrealistic, writes Roman Travers.


Ewing Stevens remembers broadcasting pioneer Merv Smith

Merv Smith has been a broadcaster and a personality who has left his mark on society, writes radio veteran Ewing Stevens.


Tough perennials for coastal conditions

OPINION: RadioLIVE’s Tony Murrell shares his recommended plants for a range of coastal conditions in New Zealand.


Opinion: Why Beauden Barrett will remain All Blacks first-choice goal-kicker

The first-five's lapses proved costly against the Boks, but his job is safe, says Andrew Gourdie.


Opinion: Why you can't rule out the Warriors for the NRL title

The Warriors shouldn't fear anyone in the playoffs, insists Andrew Gourdie.


Opinion: Aussie banks' good cop, bad cop routine

Another meaningless Business Confidence Survey has been released by ANZ Bank, writes Night Talk host Mitch Harris.


The change required to promote women's rugby

The women's game deserves to stand alone, insists Andrew Gourdie.


Graeme Hill: Aretha - wow, she sure was something

Humble beginnings aren't unusual in soul singer history but this single fact should do, writes Graeme Hill.

Watch: Has the haka lost its mana?

The Sunday Sport crew discuss the relevance of the pre-match All Blacks ritual after comments from former All Blacks that they are 'haka-ed out'.


Air New Zealand is far too plastic

Our national airline appears to have its head firmly wedged between two of its economy class seats, writes Roman Travers.


The big decision facing Joseph Parker

Risk, retreat or retire? The Kiwi boxer's career is at a crossroads, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Trudi Nelson: This pie nonsense has gotten out of control

It was a month of chaos for the world of pies, both in New Zealand and across the Tasman.


Cheaper period products signal end of dark days for women - Marama Fox

Marama Fox told RadioLIVE that cheaper period products is a step away from the humiliation of the past.


Why the All Blacks won't do a Germany

The All Blacks won't fall into the same traps that Germany did, writes Andrew Gourdie.


The big problem with Damian McKenzie's try

The All Blacks coaches are geniuses, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Mark Sainsbury: New Zealand’s elderly need your help

I want to see measures to be put in place to protect the elderly’s rights, writes Mark Sainsbury.


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