Emergency services are responding to reports of a car crashing into a Christchurch house.
Name suppression for a man accused of assaulting a baby who died on the Kapiti Coast has been lifted and he now also faces a murder charge.
Abused dogs and puppies are flooding through the doors of the Canterbury SPCA at such a rate it's creating a bottleneck.
It's more like something you'd do to a curious and mischievous dog, but a US man had to shoo a bear from his kitchen counter after it went sniffing for a treat.
The fact some Auckland properties are being bought and sold several times a year could be a sign the market is about to peak, according to QV.
A French tourist who discovered she was pregnant after returning from a trip to Australia has gone online to find the father.
New York: also known as the Big Apple, the melting pot and the city that never sleeps.
The Flag Consideration Panel is defending its choice of flags the public will vote on, following widespread backlash against the four competing designs.
ACT and the Maori Party both say NZ should respond to the crisis in Europe by raising its refugee quota of 750 a year.
Pope Francis has called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them, during the upcoming Jubilee year.
A police investigation is causing friction between the Opotiki community and police in the Bay of Plenty.
A police officer is injured after they were assaulted while on the job in Hamilton last night.
Two Christchurch women who were sexually abused as children will today take their fight to unmask their attacker to the High Court.
There has been another big increase in prices at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, with its Price Index rising 10.9pct.
More than 220,000 people have been killed and 10 million others have lost their homes as a result of the Syrian crisis, and there is no end in sight.
A BBC wildlife show presenter brought an interview to a halt when a blue whale was spotted nearby.
A dog owner in the United Kingdom says she's "over the moon" to be back with her stolen pug, Lola.
In March, Vanuatu was hammered by Cyclone Pam. Houses were destroyed, crops wiped out and many people died.
Today Story tracked down the man who designed the most famous flag of all AAA the legendary 'Laser Kiwi' flag.
From 40 to four AAA considering the lack of participation at the Flag Consideration Panel events, the vocal opinions on the final four flag designs is inescapable.
Jeremy Corbett was on the ground in Fiji, seeing first-hand eyes - and sometimes lives - being saved.
The world's longest ocean race features 700 participants from 41 different countries, many of whom have never sailed before this trip.
Australian police have new clues in their search for a New Zealand mother feared murdered on the Gold Coast.
Today marks a year to the day since a lone gunman strolled into Ashburton's Work and Income office and shot dead two women while they worked.
The Breakers are back on the court, tipping off pre-season training ahead of their Australian NBL title defence.
There've been more than a few casualties after today's stormy weather across Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty.
Serena Williams' quest to become just the fourth female to complete the calendar grand slam is off to a perfect start, with a 6-0 2-0 defeat of Vitalia Diatchenko.
A Dunedin nurse and a Commonwealth Games medal winner are off to Europe to compete in a very Kiwi-sounding competition.
Bay of Plenty police are investigating allegations of a sexual nature involving Opotiki College students.
In the US, a rescue home has been opened for pet pigs that have grown far too big for their owners.
The Central Plains water scheme will irrigate more than 20,000 hectares of Canterbury farmland.
The curse of injured All Blacks first five-eighths may have already begun with Colin Slade hurt at All Blacks training today.
A 33-year-old chimpanzee at Wellington Zoo has undergone an innovative procedure to fix an ongoing ear problem made worse after she tried to fix it with sticks.
All Blacks prop Charlie Faumuina is likely to be the only player in the 31-man World Cup squad released to play in the ITM Cup on the last weekend before departing for England.
A Hamilton man has pleaded guilty to the murder of an elderly man in a toilet block on London Street last month.
The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament will be partially deconstructed as its owners attempt to save the nave of the building.
The final designs of New Zealand's first two denominations of a series of new banknotes have been unveiled.
Heavy downpours and wind gusts of upto 140km/h are causing mayhem in both islands as a deep low rolls over the country.
Communities hardest hit by severe floods in June have been given extra Govt funding to aid their recovery.
Of a list of 10,000 alternative designs, New Zealand now has four potential new flags to choose from.
4-4-2 is 3news.co.nz's online exclusive football show, with four issues debated in four minutes, by two idiots.
Chinese authorities say they have punished nearly 200 people for spreading false rumours online about the stock market and the Tianjin blasts.
The country's largest education union is planning to follow in the footsteps of the College of Midwives and take its fight for better pay to court.
Ukraine's president says those behind deadly Kiev clashes that erupted after a vote on autonomy for separatist eastern regions deserved severe punishment.
UK police could soon be considering tipoffs from so-called psychics, witches and clairvoyants to help them solve cases.
Interest rates are at an all-time low, which means it's never been cheaper to get your hands on someone else's money.
It's been a day of heightened security across several European countries as authorities boost efforts to control migrant numbers.
Wild weather has lashed parts of the country overnight and there are more heavy rain warnings in place for today.
A blast in the ruins of Syria's ancient Palmyra has raised fears IS has damaged another of the Middle East's most treasured heritage sites.
The first anniversary of the killing of 2 Ashburton Work and Income workers will be marked by a 2 minutes' silence by their colleagues around NZ.
Prime Minister John Key is playing down the prospect of Child, Youth and Family outsourcing some of its work to the private sector.
Prime Minister says people's views on the flag debate, including his own, will have changed from their original position.
The Earthquake Commission has spent $68M on travel-related expenses since the 2010 Christchurch quake, it's been revealed.
German chancellor Angela Merkel expects the number of migrant seekers to quadruple to 800,000 in 2016. She says the load of migrants needs to be shared across Europe, referring to the 175km razor wire fence on the Hungarian border.
It's Money Week and the Commission for Financial Capability and the Financial Markets Authority have released research into how well older New Zealanders are preparing for retirement.
Canberra have posted a 34-18 NRL win over Penrith to round out an otherwise disappointing NRL home season.
He hasn't officially retired, as funny things can happen at World Cups, but he's still gutted, and he told Story about the moment he got the bad news.
Orthorexia nervosa describes the harmful obsession some of us have with good eating, and it can lead to malnutrition and social isolation.
The All Blacks have started a three-day camp in Wellington, leaving behind all the hype surrounding last night's squad announcement in the capital.
There's a new set-up now called Eat My Lunch AAA it's part charity, part business. It's called itself a "social enterprise".