Being a relative newbie to blogging, I initially found it difficult to find New Zealand blogs on subjects that interest me. In a rare instance, Google let me down.
So, to save you the effort, here are two links that I found really useful, with loads of links:
Open Parachute's siteranking
The following links are for some of the more well-known blogs. They can be a bit incestuous, in that they often comment on each other, or post links to each other, or slag each other off, but they generally make for a good read.
Whale Oil Beef Hooked
Currently New Zealand's number one blogger, serving up a potpourri of right-wing politics, union-bashing, quirky videos and anything that supports his views on same-sex marriage. He doesn't pull too many punches.
Some of these sites also have a blogroll - maybe I should have Googled that, might try it next...
The Standard - and their blogroll
A wee warning to those who haven't browsed the comments sections before: Some of the commenters are pretty nasty, not really what I was used to after having followed political comment and readers' responses in the NZ Herald for the last few years.
I found this blog really interesting, so it's too bad he's stopped updating:
This guy should have been a sub-editor