The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have held off the Canberra Raiders in a 41-34 try-fest at GIO Stadium in Canberra.
Two of the country's critically endangered takahe birds were today released on an island near Auckland.
The Crusaders glorious 13-year run of Super Rugby finals appearances look likely to end after their loss to the NSW Waratahs, but the seven-time champions are refusing to run up the white flag just yet.
In his first-ever TV interview, Teina Pora has demanded an apology from the police for the way they managed his case, and thanked those who fought for him while in prison.
Iraqi forces have made a counterattack against Islamic State jihadists in a region near Ramadi.
A team of British engineers have come up with a possible solution AAA a virtual reality headset that could spell the end of travel sickness pills and patches.
Singer Mans Zelmerlow gave hot favourite Sweden its sixth Eurovision Song Contest win today.
The predicted cold snap is here, and with it has come a blast of snow to the South Island.
Parking wardens are being issued with GoPro cameras in Whakatane to reduce the amount of abuse they suffer.
Kane Williamson says the first Test against England still hangs in the balance after the Black Caps restricted England to a 60-run lead at stumps on the third day at Lord's.
The Melbourne Rebels have failed in their mission to crack their first Super Rugby win on South African soil with a 31-15 loss to the Stormers at Newlands.
New Zealand paddler Lisa Carrington has won gold at the canoe sprint World Cup event in Germany.
Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon sits seventh overall heading into the final day of the WRC's Rally of Portugal.
The Highlanders have handed the Force a 23-2 defeat in Perth, keeping the southern team in the Super Rugby playoff hunt.
Kane Williamson was once again the star for New Zealand as the Black Caps outplayed England on the third day of the first Test at Lord's.
Kane Williamson's century and a typically dashing innings from skipper Brendon McCullum has helped give New Zealand a first-innings lead on the third day of the first Test against England at Lord's.
North Queensland have made it a club record eight straight wins with an 8-0 victory over the Wests Tigers in Campbelltown.
The Crusaders have suffered a major dent in their hopes of making the playoffs after a 32 to 22 loss to the Waratahs in Sydney.
Hurricanes flanker Blade Thompson had an awkward moment caught in super slow motion during a win over the Blues at Eden Park.
The Hurricanes have dominated the Blues 29-5 at a soggy Eden Park in Auckland in their Super Rugby clash.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Crusaders take on the Waratahs in Sydney.
Will Power edged pole sitter Scott Dixon for the fastest lap in the final Indianapolis 500 practice session, a crash-free hour of testing.
LeBron James has scored 30 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 94-82 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA's Eastern Conference finals.
After claiming silver at last year's World Champs, Drysdale wants to turn that into gold this year to prove he's on track for Rio.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Blues host the Hurricanes at Eden Park.
Firefighter Dave McHattie took part in the Sky Tower Stair Challenge, along with his fire brigade team who saved his life.
More children than ever are growing up in Queenstown, but very few are choosing a career in the resort's hotels.
Around seven colony cats are living free in the Northland town, but now the council says they need rounding up and rehousing.
Scientists say a major Antarctic ice shelf could completely disappear in just five years' time.
The gorgeous McKenzie Country delivers a fine performance, inhabiting the role of the Wild West frontier with a poetic and evocative ease.
A paralysed US man can now use a robotic arm to drink from a cup and play 'rock, paper, scissors' - all thanks to a new brain implant.
An Auckland lawyer is calling on the Government to fund protection orders for victims of domestic violence.
Oyster lovers crammed indoors for this year's Bluff Seafood Festival, after wild weather shut down the outdoor event last year.
An expo in Auckland this weekend showcased a new test in pharmacies to see if you need to change your diet AAA demonstrating just how gluten-free has become big business.
As California farmers face losing their crops, many are losing their patience with the water-hogging LA elite.
Reports suggest there has been a higher than expected turnout in Ireland's historic gay marriage vote, a testament to the passions the issue has inspired.
Last year's New Zealander of the Year has weighed in to the debate about when beneficiaries with children should return to work.
Scott Dixon's wife, Emma, takes 3news.co.nz on an exclusive tour of their luxury Indy 500 campervan.
Finance Minister Bill English is sceptical about claims foreign buyers are driving the Auckland property market, and says supply remains the main factor.
Kane Williamson's unbeaten 92 rounded off a fine second day's work for New Zealand in the first Test against England at Lord's.
A horror James O'Connor error allowed the Sharks to break a six-match Super Rugby losing streak with a 21-14 victory over the Queensland Reds on Friday night.
A late try to Cameron McInnes has given South Sydney a gritty 14-12 win over Parramatta at a wet ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
Curt Tofteland has spent the past 20 years behind bars - but not in the way you think.
The Black Caps have had a productive morning on the second day of the first Test against England at Lord's, bowling the home side out for 389.
If you think you saw one or two zombies roaming the streets of central Auckland tonight, you were right - it's the premiere of new local film I Survived a Zombie Holocaust.
Two second-half tries from halfback Augustine Pulu has helped the Chiefs to a vital late-season 29-20 win over the Bulls at Rotorua International Stadium.
Anna Burns-Francis takes a look at whether there is any evidence to back up the theory that foreign investors are buying up Auckland property.
The Department of Internal Affairs has confirmed it is investigating Gloriavale's charity status.
The Westland District Council has sent out letters telling ratepayers that they plan to hike rates up by as much as 100 percent this year.
In just three months' time, Elora Harre, known to her Facebook followers as the Shrinking Violet, is off to Los Angeles to undergo a six-hour operation.
Two years ago our Campbell Live caravan saw people at the end of their tether and who were close to breaking down - so how are those fellow New Zealanders now?
New Zealand rower Peter Taylor has gone back to the future.
A Western starring Michael Fassbender has just opened in Kiwi cinemas, and while the story is set in Colorado, the film itself was shot in NZ.
With three wins from 10 games it hasn't been a great season for the Parramatta Eels.
The 500 may be what everyone else is talking about in Indianapolis this weekend, but for Scott Dixon the magic number is 37.
For the first time in four years drift car racing is returning to Pukekohe.
Anyone who jogs knows it can be hard to stay motivated.
Hundreds of fish hooks have been removed from a Northland playground, and residents believe they were put there maliciously.
Protesters clashed with police outside Sky City today, while inside the John Key was delivering his own verdict on the Budget.
You may not have heard the name Andrew Cox, but the expatriate Kiwi has made his name in the hotel management business and is now branching out to sport.