Opinion on RadioLIVE

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.


Corina: I hope no one will suffer as my dad did

Elderly citizens do not deserve to be in fear of needing aged care or fear that they won’t be treated with dignity and respect, writes Corina.


Why Football Ferns coach Andreas Heraf has to go

It’s apparent he does not comprehend or care for the damage his comments have caused, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Jeremy Parkinson: 'Think about what Shane Jones is saying'

Night talk - opening comments, Thursday 14th June 2018. Tonight: does business get an uneven say in how we live in New Zealand?


Kim Blair: Does a ban on beggars ever work?

Night talk - opening comments, Wednesday 13th June 2018. Tonight: Tauranga City Council has voted to ban beggars near shops, but will the ban work?


All Blacks vs France: A test match ruined

There's a reason video review exists - so why not use it, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Labour must understand and work with Māori

Labour is very aware that it would still be warming the opposition benches if Maori had not delivered those seats, writes Mitch Harris.


Has rugby crossed the 'nipple' line?

The change won't ruin the game - it might improve it, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Why an Auckland waterfront stadium must be built now

The problems will deepen if we don't build it now, writes Andrew Gourdie.


Mitch Harris: A tale of two portfolios

Many farmers and agri-businesses have thumbed their noses at the systems that are designed to protect them, writes Mitch Harris.


The Royal Wedding: A rare reminder of the royals' trivial impact on New Zealand

What a lot of silly fuss over a couple of toffs, writes Graeme Hill.


The royal rebel is finally tying the knot

I like to think that had Harry’s mother Diana lived she would have loved the whole thing, writes Wendyl Nissen.