A candlelit vigil has been held for two women killed in recent suspected domestic attacks in Wellington.
Christianity and horror films don't have too much in common. Until now.
The great train robber Ronnie Biggs has died aged 84.
Doctors say that little Phoenix is unlikely ever to walk or talk, but his parents are determined to prove them wrong.
Christchurch businessman Phil Cooper travels to the Philippines with an ambitious project in his mind.
New rules for fencing your swimming pool were announced a couple of weeks back.
Last week we investigated the ongoing controversy over the planned Fiordland monorail.
It's likely the Cronulla Sharks will contest the $1 million fine handed down to them by the NRL.
Basketball are the big winners in High Performance Sport New Zealand's investment announcement today.
Striker Jeremy Brockie admits his howling miss in the Phoenix's latest A-League loss is symptomatic of ebbing confidence levels at the A-League club.
High Performance Sport New Zealand today announced who and how much they would be funding in 2014.
New Zealand will take an unchanged side into the final Test against the West Indies after allrounder Corey Anderson was cleared to take his place.
The copyright is about to run out on some of their music and 59 recordings are being released.
Almost a decade ago a comedy about news journalism called Anchorman make household names of actors like Will Ferrell and Steve Carell.
A Whanganui man who murdered well-known journalist Derek Round has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
A maritime expert is warning it's only a matter of time before another ship like the Rena runs into rocks.
A police blitz on seat belts in south Auckland has revealed some disappointing results just days out from the busy holiday period.
NASA has ordered up a series of urgent spacewalks to fix a broken cooling line at the International Space Station.
Auckland Mayor Len Brown is under renewed pressure to quit, after five city councillors warned they will back a motion of no confidence against him.
David Farrier's full interview with Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues director Adam McKay.
Basketball New Zealand were granted $200,000 funding by High Performance Sport New Zealand to aid their FIBA World Cup campaign next year.
Libya will allow US and British to question spymaster over the Lockerbie bombing.
The man in the big red suit is making his final preparations to deliver gifts to the children of the world on Christmas Eve.
The jury has retired to consider their verdict in the trial of alleged husband-killer Helen Milner.
Two British women have been sentenced in Peru for trying to smuggle 10 kilograms of cocaine to Spain.
The Government is being urged to drop its "nanny state" criticism of efforts to prevent obesity.
Daniel Rutledge on his favourite Christmas movies along with shows A Basement Christmas Carol and Knock Knock.
Obama discussed the federal health care website, government surveillance and other issues with top tech executives.
Bayern Munich closed in on its fifth trophy of 2013 by brushing aside Guangzhou Evergrande 3-0 Tuesday to reach the Club World Cup final.
David Cunliffe says the Govt might have achieved a "wafer-thin" surplus, but the majority of Kiwis aren't feeling any better off.
ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie says he expects the Government to hit Treasury's surplus predictions comfortably.
This year scientists have been making new discoveries as far away as Mars and as close to home as inside the human gut.
Auckland City Mission is gearing up for one of its busiest-ever Christmas periods, with long queues for food already forming outside
He is the sheriff of New Zealand's bottom order and BJ Watling is in no mood to let West Indies ride out of Hamilton with a series-levelling Test win in their saddlebags.
Cunliffe says the deal to keep Avatar in NZ is a "flip-flop" triggered by a PM who goes "weak-kneed" in the presence of Hollywood.
From unbeaten All Blacks - to talented young Kiwis breaking new ground in sports like golf and basketball to doping scandals - there's certainly never been a dull moment.
A bolstered firefighting force has made gains against the fire that in the forested mountains of California's scenic Big Sur region.
The fallout from a demoralising Ashes defeat has begun in England, with poor preparation, selection and leadership being blamed for the nation's failure to retain the urn.
Changes to drinking laws, which come into effect from today, aim to reduce binge drinking and alcohol-related harm.
One of Nigella Lawson's former personal assistants says she found rolled-up bank notes with traces of powder in Lawson's handbag.
David O Russell's American Hustle and Steve Mcqueen's 12 Years A Slave will be the films to beat at the 2014 Critics' Choice Awards after landing 13 nominations apiece.
One's definition of normal is hugely influenced by one's nationality, and it would seem that is true even when one is a mannequin.
The NRL has taken a big bite out of the Cronulla Sharks' finances - provisionally fining the club $1 million over its controversial supplements program.
Gisborne residents have reported feeling electric shocks as massive bolts of lightning struck the city this afternoon.
How do Len Brown's recent misdemeanours compare to those of his central government colleagues?
One family in the south Auckland suburb of Karaka lakes is putting on a nightly Christmas display for their neighbours.
She graced our screens in the '90s a the little girl who lovingly wrapped chocolate almonds as Christmas presents for her family.
While the Government strongly resisted lifting the rebate on making the Avatar movies, a lot of jobs were lost.
Brendon Hartley admitted he's still wondering how he got signed up by Porsche.
The Black Caps have called up Jimmy Neesham to the squad as cover for all-rounder Corey Anderson, who is struggling with an injured shin.
3 News can reveal one of New Zealand's promising football stars, defender Michael Fitzgerald, has turned his back on the All Whites.
Australia has regained the Ashes just four months after the last series defeat in England with a third comprehensive test victory on home soil.
NRL chief executive Dave Smith has announced the provisional results of its investigation into the Cronulla Sharks.
Cockroach farming is becoming big business in China.
Google may be gearing up to build robots that resemble props in sci-fi movies as it expands into another technological frontier.
Three of our biggest banks face legal action over the sale of complex financial products.
With thousands of Christmas toys to choose from, 3 News consulted some experts - young and old - to find out the favourites.
A west Auckland police officer has been sentenced to 150 hours community work for smuggling contraband to prisoners.
Shops are being urged to adapt or die as they face a growing onslaught from online sales.
The Government says it's on track to posting a "modest" operating surplus, higher than what was forecast in the latest Budget.