A 6m-long Cuvier's beaked whale washed up on a Porirua Beach this morning.
West Ham United have rescued a point against Hull City after twice coming from behind to secure a 2-2 draw in their English Premier League clash.
Prince Charles and David Cameron were given official invitations to the 2014 World Black Pudding Throwing Championships but, sadly, neither came.
Did the Internet Party, along with Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald, land any killer blows against the Government?
The most serious beards in the whole of Britain gathered on the Saturday ('Septembeard' 13) in Bath to do battle.
Notably absent from last night's Moment of Truth event was Kim Dotcom's proof that Prime Minister John Key knew about him before the raid in January 2012.
The Australian PM has relocated his office to a remote Aboriginal settlement in Northern Territory, making good on an election promise.
Polling companies say they have a hard time engaging with young people on politics, particularly young men.
The first full-length trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 has been released ahead of the film's November release.
Microsoft is is purchasing Minecraft developer Mojang, the two companies have confirmed.
The biggest revelation from last night's Kim Dotcom-organised Moment of Truth event was perhaps Edward Snowden's claim that US spy agency the NSA has two bases in New Zealand.
The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra is releasing its debut album in November, before touring New Zealand for the first time in two years.
The world's top diplomats have pledged to support Iraq in its fight against Islamic State, as leaders stressed the urgency of the crisis.
Laila Harre says she has "no doubt at all" an email that appears to show John Key has been lying about his involvement in Kim Dotcom's residency and extradition is genuine.
Wellington's search for an elusive win in the ITM Cup just got tougher with star fullback Jason Woodward cited for foul play.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Mario Balotelli has the experience required to lead the line when they return to Champions League action.
Star NFL running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings, returning to practice with plans to play next Sunday at New Orleans.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is to plead with Scots to vote against independence.
The NRL judiciary could hold the fate of several clubs in its hands - and this time - a New Zealander getting the rub of the green.
Lawyer Robert Amsterdam speaks at Kim Dotcom's Moment of Truth event in Auckland.
Hundreds of people packed the Auckland Town Hall tonight for Kim Dotcom's 'Moment of Truth' event.
Metro Magazine editor Simon Wilson says the 'Moment of Truth' was not about Dotcom, but was instead an event looking at the question of mass surveillance in New Zealand.
The Maori Party co-leader believes that people recognise the role the party has had to play in terms of influencing the Government in a positive way.
Internet Party leader Laila Harre speaks at Kim Dotcom's Moment of Truth event in Auckland.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden said the agency has a facility in Auckland and another "in the north of the country" at Kim Dotcom's Moment of Truth event.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks at Kim Dotcom's Moment of Truth event in Auckland.
American journalist Glenn Greenwald speaks at Kim Dotcom's Moment of Truth event in Auckland.
With just under a week until election day, Campbell Live's tour of the country's electorates continues.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks at Kim Dotcom's Moment of Truth event in Auckland.
Tonight at Kim Dotcom's Moment of Truth event, journalist Glenn Greenwald spoke on alleged evidence that claims of widespread domestic spying.
Sonny Bill Williams' latest on-field stint in the NRL could be over as early as Friday night.
John Key is accused of another lie AAA that his spy agency, the GCSB, doesn't engage in mass surveillance of New Zealanders.
Christchurch's Hagley Oval gets a $9m makeover.
American golfer Billy Horschel has banked $14 million after winning the PGA Tour Championship.
The major threat comes from lone wolves like the Boston Marathon bombers and the 2005 London Underground attackers.
Former New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Wyatt Creech is in Fiji to supervise the upcoming elections.
An update on the markets for September 15, 2014.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has attacked potential coalition partners the Greens, saying they promote extremist policies.
Christian Kasper surprised his fiancé with a flashmob wedding in a Dunedin supermarket.
The Church of Scientology in Australia has apologised for using the word ANZAC in a fundraising campaign.
The New Zealand dollar fell below the key 50 British pence level as weekend polls favouring Scotland remaining in the UK ahead of this week's vote strengthened the pound.
Manager Louis van Gaal urged Angel di Maria to give even more after he inspired Manchester United to a 4-0 victory over QPR on his home debut.
Rockstar has announced Grand Theft Auto V will hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 18, before PC on January 27 with a new trailer.
Love it or hate it, the United States has one of the most recognisable national anthems in the world - and now 'The Star-Spangled Banner' is 200 years old.
4-4-2 is 3news.co.nz's online exclusive football show, with four issues debated in four minutes, by two idiots.
Plans to present a statue of Kate Sheppard to Parliament have been rejected by the Speaker, but Women's Refuge says the suffragette will be brought there anyway.
National is promising to hold job fairs in Australia to lure back skilled New Zealanders.
A new series of workshops kicks off today, aiming to encourage south Aucklanders to grow their own food and reuse waste.
There are seven parties and 249 candidates standing for the new 50-seat parliament. Each candidate has been assigned a three-digit number, and it's that number that appears on the voting papers.
English golfer Andy Sullivan has won a trip into space worth $US100,000 for a hole-in-one on the 15th at the KLM Open.
Wounded veterans from around the world are taking part in the final events of the Invictus Games in London, a tournament established by Prince Harry.
A spokeswoman for Women's Refuge says Parliament's rejection of a statue of Kate Sheppard shows a lack of leadership, but is ultimately a sideshow.
Microsoft's annual TechEd conference, which has just wrapped up in Auckland, is a chance for developers and IT professionals to meet and network with the company's experts.
Social media sites around the world have been trying to crack down on postings from Islamic State jihadists.
Former National Party president Michelle Boag says mass surveillance in New Zealand is a "ridiculous" idea that "doesn't make any sense".
Team USA have claimed back-to-back FIBA Basketball World Cups after steam-rolling Serbia 129-92 in the final in Madrid.
Karrie Webb has come agonisingly close to winning her eighth career major, finishing one stroke behind Hyo-Joo Kim at the Evian Championship in France.
Mauro Icardi scored a hattrick and Pablo Osvaldo added a brace as Inter routed Sassuolo 7-0 for the second successive season in Serie A.
Leon Best came off the bench to rescue a point for Derby County in a 1-1 draw away to English Championship leaders Nottingham Forest.
The Northern Knights have all but assured themselves a place in cricket's lucrative Twenty20 Champions League after another qualifying win.