"Why aren't men asked about their plans to have children?" seemed to be a common theme among the "hysteria", writes Peter Williams.
Not since Peter Fraser in 1943 has an incumbent Prime Minister who succeeded into the job during a parliamentary term won the next election.
Golf is making a mockery of itself after the farce today over the Lexi Thompson affair, writes Peter.
Palmer won 95 professional golf tournaments, but more important were the millions of fans and new players he won over to the game.
Gregg Thorpe only left the course for a moment, but when he returned, the golf world was once again hailing the young Kiwi superstar.
If NZ fans are feeling a trifle underwhelmed by the medal return halfway through the Rio Olympics, then British fans can only be ecstatic.
The words of Murray should ring loud to every aspiring Olympic rower, writes Peter Williams.
The single sculler won his second Olympic gold after one of the closest finishes in history. Waiting for the result was painful.
The NZ Rugby boss couldn't spin it any other way after just watching the All Blacks' Sevens crash out to Fiji.