Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj got the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards off to a great start with a 'The Night is Still Young' duet.
Nicki Minaj has aggressively called out Miley Cyrus over comments she recently made to the media.
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has totally ruled out a post-rugby career in politics, as suggested by Prime Minister John Key.
The body of a man found at a house in Titahi Bay yesterday may have been there for some time, police say.
Nelson, Napier, Palmerston North and New Plymouth airports are set to get busier with low-cost airline Jetstar announcing its new domestic routes today.
The Department of Corrections has issued a performance notice to 3M over the quality of its monitoring bracelets.
Frederick Forsyth - best known for The Day of the Jackal - has revealed he was an agent for the MI6 for more than 20 years.
Kiwi driver Scott Dixon has completed a remarkable comeback to win the IndyCar Championship at in Sonoma in California.
Smart watches, wearable tech, whatever you call them. The real estate on your wrist is becoming increasingly crowded as more and more gadgets become available.
All Black Liam Messam has nominated Conrad Smith as the player most suited for a career in politics AAA even going as far to suggest he stand for the Greens.
Malaysia's Prime Minister has slammed protesters for tarnishing the country's image after a second day of demonstrations in Kuala Lumpur.
Prime Minister John Key says he's not sure why more mobile truck shop operators aren't being prosecuted.
Labour leader Andrew Little has admitted telling two of his MPs not to attend a Northland charter school fundraising dinner.
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has gone back to his farming roots to send a message of support to struggling farmers throughout New Zealand.
Women are being urged to stop relying on the vagaries of "the universe" and start planning for their retirement.
American golfer Brian Harman has etched his name in the history books with a pair of hole-in-ones during the final round of The Barclays in New Jersey.
Three Syrian children hospitalised with dehydration after being rescued in Austria from a van packed with migrants have "vanished" with their parents.
The 31-man 2015 All Blacks World Cup squad consists of names everyone knew would make the cut, along with some unexpected announcements.
Conrad Smith is headed for his third and final Rugby World Cup and he says being named is always an honour.
Midwives fighting for better pay say the Government should expect a growing number of cases brought before the courts in the near future.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been pictured sharing a morning workout with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Jetstar's been looking at Hamilton, Rotorua, Napier, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Nelson and Invercargill to expand its NZ operations.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has blamed a five-minute lapse in concentration for his side's 2-1 defeat at Swansea City in the Premier League.
Dusan Tadic scored a quick-fire brace as Southampton beat 10-man Norwich City 3-0 at St Mary's to record a first win of the Premier League campaign.
The rapid return of injured winger Waisake Naholo has convinced the All Blacks coaches and medical staff to open their minds to the potential of alternative medicine.
Nick Willis was left searching for answers after finishing sixth in the men's 1500m at the athletics world championships behind Kenyan Asbel Kiprop.
Four suspects in Austria's migrant truck tragedy have been remanded in custody in Hungary as Austrian police rescued three "severely dehydrated" refugee children packed into another vehicle.
They accuse Najib Razak of corruption over a multimillion-dollar payment made by foreign donors to his bank account.
Counties Manukau police are on the hunt for a man who has breached his bail conditions by cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet.
Australian journalist Peter Greste has vowed to fight the "outrageous" three year sentences handed to him and two Al Jazeera colleagues in an Egyptian court.
Robbie Farah has left Wests Tigers management red-faced after leading his side to a 50-16 NRL win over the Warriors at Campbelltown Stadium.
Labour MP Kelvin Davis has rebelled against his leader, Andrew Little, by giving his support to a charter school AAA a policy Labour strongly opposes.
Waikato have notched an emphatic 43-10 bonus point win over Bay of Plenty in Tauranga.
The team at 3 Sport share their verdict on who will make up the 31-man All Blacks squad travelling to England to retain their Rugby World Cup crown.
One person has been arrested for aggravated robbery in Christchurch yesterday.
What are the All Blacks' chances at the World Cup? Who should be in the 31-man squad? Which country is the biggest threat? Local Kiwis give their verdict.
A number of All Black hopefuls turned out for their provincial sides yesterday in the ITM Cup - but who looks most likely to be on the plane to England for the Rugby World Cup?
Wellington displayed their quality as they cruised to a resounding 29-0 victory over Northland at Westpac Stadium.
A late try to Cronulla hooker Michael Ennis has sealed a 35-28 victory over Parramatta, moving the Sharks into the NRL top four for the first time this season.
Otago set up their first win of the national provincial rugby championship with a storming second half to down Taranaki 34-27 in the rain in New Plymouth.
There is a colourful conspiracy that has the faces of the current advertising campaigns as certainties to be on the plane to UK.
All but one of the international throwers are through to tonight's quarter-finals, but it's not all about what happens on the board.
Far from the days of chalk and pencils though are so-called "future-focused" schools AAA no bells, no individual classrooms, and Principal Birch is simply known as Daniel.
A cyclist has completed the first ever circumnavigation of New Zealand on a bike.
A Gisborne man paralysed in a motocross accident eight years ago is back on the motorbike AAA kind of. Robert Stubbs and his mates have created one that he drives from a sidecar.
UNICEF New Zealand received more than $2.5 million in donations for Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam. So where has it all gone?
Exactly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, former US President George W Bush has returned, declaring the city "better than ever".
The Christchurch Arts Festival has opened, and for the first time since the earthquakes it's back in the central city.
In Dunedin businesses and buildings are opening their doors for the city's Heritage Festival - one of the hottest tickets in town was for tours of a working brothel.
Experts say a huge drop in the sudden deaths of high-risk babies is all down to one new innovation.
She says money should be spent on helping countries bordering Syria to cope with the refugee influx to dissuade people from trying to cross to Europe.
Canterbury have consolidated second place on the national provincial rugby championship's premiership table with a 27-21 win over Auckland at Eden Park on Saturday.
Emirates Team New Zealand and Sweden's Artemis Racing missed both practice races for the latest round of the America's Cup World Series in Gothenburg - but for very different reasons.
Three children have suffered burns after being set on fire in Perth.
Serco is looking at new opportunities in New Zealand, particularly in operating rail services, according to chief executive Rupert Soames.
The Sydney Roosters killed off Manly's top eight hopes and soured Geoff Toovey's Brookvale Oval farewell with a 46-10 NRL win on Friday night.
Hawke's Bay have continued their flawless start to the season with a comprehensive 35-11 win over Counties in Pukekohe.
Porirua residents are unimpressed at their local council's latest anti-pollution drive.
As rugby fans obsess over who will be in Sunday's All Blacks World Cup squad, don't discount those who miss out.
One of New Zealand's most popular charities marked a 25 year milestone today.