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MAX CRUS: Tip of the ice ‘Bergs

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News got the boot from Facebook last week, but Max Crus wonders if it was really...

OPINION: ‘Tis the season to be grumpy

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Max Crus resolves not to “whine” as much this year, but it seems annoyingly...

MAX CRUS: Miracle on Elm St or Nightmare on 34th?

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Did you enjoy a glass of wine at Christmas time? How about the whole bottle?

MAX CRUS: Bottoms up, bottles down

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‘All these years we’ve been drinking too much thinking it’s helping our hearts and...

MAX CRUS: Steam me up, Scotty

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OPINION: ‘Struth, since when was international diplomacy conducted via Twitter...

MAX CRUS: Orange is the new fat

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‘Never put an obese child between the National Party and a vote. Sorry kids.’

MAX CRUS: A lass poor Gladys.

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It wouldn’t have mattered who she was knocking around with, the media would have a...

MAX CRUS: What to do when you've got gas

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Equally, other renewables such as wind can now blow their own trumpet, writes Max...

MAX CRUS: Driving Miss Crazy

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“So, think you’re a good driver eh?” Try this quick quiz.

Koala tea of mercy is somewhat strained

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MAX CRUS explains why the National Party should be commended - not condemned - for...

Someone, somewhere is paid to write what you read

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MAX CRUS attempts to draw the line between tech giants like Facebook and Google and...

MAX CRUS: Schoolies out... forever!!

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'It’s the helicopter parents we need to worry about'

COVID VACCINE: Our deadly serious right to refuse

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Catching COVID-19 is costly. So here's the solution for anti-vaxxers

Fiddler on the roof-racks

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We could pick up that Ikea wardrobe that’s been out of bounds since COVID closed...

It’s time to call for a National ‘National Day’ Day

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We’re sure you do a pretty good job, while alas, as in any industry, others - not...

Lock up in lockdown: Some original home security tips

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Modern home security requires a modern approach, writes Max Crus

OPINION: Beverage bodies assume foetal position

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Columnist Max Crus shares what’s on his mind, then reviews some tasty wines

I am, you are, we are … Victorians

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Why waste taxpayers’ money on rights to songs they then ruin by thrashing them...

A FENCE OFFENCE: The final word on graffiti

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Wine critic Max Crus' peace and quiet disrupted by works of art

Statues of limitations in the ‘free’ world

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Why are there statues of Howard and Abbott in the first place?

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