Aussie rules football star Adam Goodes won't play for the Sydney Swans this weekend, as the controversy surrounding what he believes is racial abuse from fans escalates.
A French footballing great and the man in charge of Europe's governing body has confirmed he wants to be the next FIFA president.
New Zealand Rugby's happy for the power shift to continue when this year's ITM Cup kicks off in two weeks.
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is in trouble with a British judge after failing to turn up for a pre-trial hearing.
New Zealand's 'rich list' has been released, with Graeme Hart once again weighing in as the country's wealthiest person.
An update on the markets for July 30, 2015.
A senior Christchurch detective says the behaviour of a man who hurled racist abuse at a Fijian rugby
As the global drone industry soars to great heights, Kiwi firms are taking advantage, and one area they've got their sights set on is Hollywood.
Uninsured homeowners in Christchurch's red zone have just had a Government offer of full compensation for their land, but they're still not happy.
Queensland's Sunshine Coast has been rocked by its largest earthquake since 1901, but there are no concerns of a tsunami.
Sir John Todd, the patriarch of New Zealand's wealthy Todd family, has died aged 88 after a period of illness.
The Warriors are toast for the season if you listen to the critics, especially those across the Tasman.
The father of Down syndrome baby Leo has appeared in court charged with assault against a woman who helped manage his $600,000 fund.
A two-metre long piece of debris that washed up on Reunion Island off the east coast of Madagascar is thought to be from a Boeing 777 - and it could help solve the greatest aviation mystery of our generation.
A Russian veto means the United Nations Security Council has failed to make any progress on holding to account those responsible for killing 298 people on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
New York Mets shortstop Wilmer Flores couldn't hold back the tears as he was traded in the middle of the game.
People are as excited now about the ITM Cup as they've ever been, according to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) general manager Neil Sorensen.
He's considered one of the greatest footballers of all time AAA but Zinedine Zidane has proved he's no one-trick pony after scoring a brilliant try during a charity rugby match.
Malaysia Airlines says it is "premature" to speculate on whether wreckage found in the Indian Ocean is from missing flight MH370, as authorities scrambled to verify the origin of the debris.
A slice of American history has been brought to light thanks to archaeologists in Jamestown, Virginia.
It's no secret that when Alastair Cook gets going, he's one of the best batsmen in the world - and he looked on track to display his dominance once more until Adam Voges took a bizarre catch.
One man has died in a desperate attempt to reach England via the Channel Tunnel as overwhelmed authorities fought off hundreds of migrants.
Kiwi poet and writer Anna Smaill has made the longlist for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for her debut novel The Chimes.
Russia has vetoed a UN resolution to establish a criminal tribunal to bring to justice those responsible for the downing of MH17.
An eight-year-old US boy has become the youngest patient to receive a double hand transplant.
More than $500,000 has been refunded to car owners whose vehicle's safety was wrongly classified by ACC.
Three males gorillas have completed quarantine and are now settling into a $6 million enclosure at Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch.
A US dentist insists he hasn't been contacted by US or Zimbabwean authorities after he paid NZ$70,000 to kill a famous lion.
Parliament's security staff are being called rude and insensitive after they shut down a peaceful protest against the Government's workplace safety changes.
The Prime Minister's chief science adviser says it is "silly" to rule out sugar and fat taxes to tackle the obesity epidemic.
An orphaned baby orangutan which nearly died of neglect is being cared for by vets in Borneo, who have been sleeping on the floor with him.
Taliban supremo Mullah Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, Afghanistan's intelligence agency says.
Colin Craig, former and hopeful future leader of the Conservative Party, says his new threats of legal action have nothing to do with saving his political career.
Auckland-born diver Maddison Keeney has made a bit of a splash at the World Aquatic Championships in Russia AAA but not in the way she'd hoped.
One woman is in a critical condition after a house fire in the Auckland suburb of Remuera at around 3am today.
A UK judge has declared himself "not impressed" after former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns failed to show up for a pre-trial hearing in his perjury trial.
Aircraft debris found on an island in the Indian Ocean is reportedly being checked to see if it is related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
England are well and truly on top after day one of the third Ashes test against Australia at Edgbaston.
Oceania Football Confederation is looking to investigate alleged eligibility breaches made by New Zealand Football across a number of different age groups.
While Joseph Parker's all but sold-out Saturday's Bowie Tupou fight in Invercargill, very few people get to watch him train.
Police believe the car involved in a fatal crash in central Dunedin this morning may have been involved in an earlier petrol station drive-off.
Air traffic control recordings have been released from a passenger airplane that nearly ran out of fuel in the US last week.
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has confirmed it has identified another so-called "witch doctor" after a 3 News investigation revealed the astrologers were on the run after receiving cash from vulnerable Kiwis.
Kiwi men are being urged to take note of a new study into the rates of the cancer-linked human papilloma virus (HPV) in men.
Three women who lost loved ones in workplace accidents say the government has failed to keep its promise to beef up health and safety laws following the Pike River mine disaster.
An update on the markets for July 29, 2015.
The Interislander's Arahura has been in service for 33 years, and today it set sail from Wellington for the last time.
A small Queensland community is rallying behind a woman whose husband and two children were killed in a gas explosion.
3 News was invited into an open home with a difference today AAA our camera was allowed into the flash, taxpayer-funded apartment bought for New Zealand's ambassador to the United Nations.
Embattled Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga has announced an independent review into his department's management of the man who went on to rape and murder Blessie Gotingco.
Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell's vowed to maintain his physical approach as he prepares to come face to face with Anthony Tupou for the first time since breaking the Sharks forward's jaw.
Nine days out from the netball World Cup in Sydney, there's more than a hint of the unknown lingering about the Silver Ferns.
A rare New Zealand yellow-eyed penguin is preparing to return to the wild after having his toe amputated because of a bite to his foot.
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has launched legal action against the "Dirty Politics Brigade" for defamation and will be seeking damages.
What's the key to a good result in the Rally of Finland? Hayden Paddon believes it's showing no fear on the jumps.
If you are a fan of the comic The Beano, there may have been something familiar about the hit film Inside Out.
Topshop is being forced to show their clothes on more realistically shaped mannequins.
The disgraced British politician at the centre of a drugs scandal has resigned from the House of Lords.
An independent review will be held into how the man who murdered Blessie Gotingco was monitored after he was released from prison for molesting a child.
New Zealand is about to face one of its biggest tests during its month long-term as president of the United Nations Security Council.