Join our own Andrew Gourdie and Tom McRae as they cover a variety of topics in the lead in to Sunday's Final.
The Hurricanes have continued their undefeated start to the Super Rugby season, subduing a persistent Melbourne Rebels side 36-12 in Wellington.
Tristram Clayton and Lachlan Forsyth joined John Campbell in the studio to announce that the bunnies collected $1000 each on Trade Me.
Auckland will host the second round of the World Triathlon Series on Sunday, with the all-conquering Gwen Jorgensen the hot favourite to take out the women's race.
It took the jury three days to decide, but they've found both men accused of murdering Shalvin Prasad in Auckland guilty.
The Australian team were swarmed when they arrived in Melbourne this afternoon, their fans in no doubt they'll win the Cricket World Cup final on Sunday.
Australian captain Michael Clarke has described the Black Caps pacemen as their biggest weapon, though Indian captain MS Dhoni has offered a differing perspective.
Labour got the signal not to vote for the party's own candidate Willow Jean Prime, and even she won't be voting for herself in the by-election.
Kiwi cricket fans have the got the World Cup final they dreamed of and perhaps dreaded.
An update on the markets for March 27, 2015.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Hurricanes take on the Rebels in Wellington.
Team New Zealand may be sailing into murky waters, after conflicting reports about Auckland hosting the AmericaAAAs Cup qualifying regatta in 2017.
Voters go to the polls in Northland tomorrow and all indications are that National could lose the seat it's held for decades.
It's been a day of speed dating in Northland today, politicians doing their final round of courting votes before by-election polling day tomorrow.
Questions have been raised over why it has taken Kiwi airlines so long to make it compulsory for at least two crew to be in the flight deck at all times.
Big ground, loud crowd, no swing. So what?
A Nelson couple say they have been left with nothing but the clothes on their back after their house was reportedly destroyed by a fire.
It's been dubbed 'The Blogger versus The Slogger' but could equally be called 'Whale Rider 2'.
Australian captain Michael Clarke was unexpectedly asked a question about his sex life during the post-game press conference after the Aussies beat India.
A helicopter crew have dropped an underwater camera into a remote coastal area in the Catlins as the search for Mike Zhao-Beckenridge continues.
Mark Lundy's lawyers say the flawed Crown's case shows the only safe verdict is to find him not guilty of murdering his wife and daughter.
Twelve people have been injured as two New York buildings collapsed and a blaze tore through neighbouring properties.
Police failing in their duty of care in detaining people has led to "too many instances of attempted suicide" and more needs to be done, the IPCA says.
The nature and scope of the war with Islamic State is constantly changing as more and more countries are sucked into the conflict.
NASA has launched its massive data-collection balloon from Wanaka Airport this morning.
With only one day left until Northland goes to the polls, National is putting on a brave face despite polls showing Mark Osborne is set to get a hiding.
An asteroid capable of wiping out an entire country is heading our way, but there's no need to tick anything off your bucket list just yet.
Kate Rodger reviews Cinderella and Infinitely Polar Bear on Firstline.
Andrew Gourdie joins Firstline to talk about the Black Caps' chances against a very good Australian team.
In the dead of night, more than 90 poachers are arrested by Tanzanian forces, who find weapons AAA but no ivory. It's long gone.
Actress Joan Collins was made a Dame in a ceremony by Prince Charles at London's Buckingham Palace.
One person is dead and several others injured after tornados ripped through Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Have you ever wanted to look like a tasty, beefy Big Mac? Well now you can.
NASA is hoping the weather will allow them to launch their heavy-lift balloon in Wanaka after wind hindered the last attempt.
The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have "deliberately" crashed the plane into the French Alps after locking his captain out of the cockpit.
Australia captain Michael Clarke is looking forward to the Cricket World Cup final against the Black Caps and knows his side will have to bring their A-game.
The Cricket World Cup final will be a trans-Tasman affair after Australia beat India by 95 runs at the SCG in Sydney.
Julian Lee wanted to join the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, but instead of letting him anywhere near the instruments, they made him a roadie.
Food crops across Vanuatu have been completely wiped out, with no mangoes expected for a year and no coffee for up to three years.
The Warriors have been following the Cricket World Cup with interest, but before they sit down to watch the final there's an important game of their own to take care of.
A quarrelsome discussion about the Ports of Auckland has seen Mayor Len Brown walk out of a council meeting.
An underwater camera will be installed in a remote South Island bay tomorrow as police continue their search for missing schoolboy Mike Zhao-Beckenridge.
An update on the markets for March 26, 2015.
A sea of Indian fans has descended on the Sydney Cricket Ground to make the semi-final against Australia - a virtual home game for the subcontinent.
An inquiry has been launched following complaints about alleged spying in the South Pacific by the Government Communications Security Bureau.
There is a strong theory emerging about what caused the crash of the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps, and it's based on what investigators heard on the cockpit flight recorder.
What a week it's been for Black Caps paceman Matt Henry after being called into the side as an injury replacement for Adam Milne.
Video highlights live updates as they happen and all the action as Australia take on India in their World Cup semi-final in Sydney.
Sea World is fighting new criticism of its treatment of orca, after the release of a book written by a former trainer.
A Kiwi helicopter company says distribution of aid to outer islands in Vanuatu is proving difficult in the wake of Cyclone Pam.
The brutal and bloody murders of Christine and Amber Lundy had "all the hallmarks of an inside job" with all signs pointing to Mark Lundy, the Crown contends.
Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this drama as a father of a girl (Abigail Breslin) who is slowly turning into a zombie.
A Wellington bus company is investigating after a video of a man racially abusing two Muslim men on a bus was published online.
One Direction fans and singer Harry Styles have shed tears publicly over Zayn Malik's departure from the boyband.
In 2011, German scientist Stefan Lunka said he would give AAA100,000 to anyone who could prove that measles was caused by a virus. Now he has to pay up.
Reality TV become very personal for two high-ranking officials in Ukraine when police barged in on a live televised cabinet meeting and arrested them.
Susan Kilsby, a dairy analyst with NZX Agri, says there are a number of reasons Fonterra has seen its profit fall.
Experiential tourism company Magic Memories has taken out the top prize at the New Zealand International Business Awards - and three others.
Goal celebrations sometimes get out of control, but very rarely does it go from joy to dismay quite like it did for this football team.
Winston Peters has suspended his distrust of opinion polling, following the latest from 3 News-Reid Research which suggests he's going to trounce his opponents in Northland.