Cycling NZ believes hosting a UCI Track Cycling World Cup in December will increase its chances of success at the Rio Olympics next year.
Brendon McCullum has had yet another honour bestowed on him, adding New Zealand Cricketer of the Year to Halberg Sportsman of the Year.
Lydia Ko tees off in the first women's golf major of the year tomorrow, chasing her first major victory.
All Blacks and Blues back Charles Piutau today confirmed that he is off to Ireland in 2016 on a big-money contract.
An update on the markets for April 2, 2015.
Kiwi parents who have children with autism are now able to share videos, learn and communicate with other parents after a world-first website was launched today.
Christchurch is about to join a host of other major cities with a public bike-sharing programme.
A shocking video has emerged of a Perth woman allegedly abusing her African neighbours.
Mark Lundy's been through every level of New Zealand's courts; it's one of the most expensive cases the country has seen and it might not be over yet.
New residents to the capital need to quickly get used to the city's infamous wind, and Wellington Zoo's latest addition is no different.
Jockey Lewis Ferguson has walked away from a spectacular fall from his horse.
There is nothing 'sweet' about Air New Zealand's most recent April fool's joke with three unsuspecting All Blacks.
Ryan Hoffman can see the irony, after 11 seasons and 245 appearances for Melbourne, the new Warriors back-rower will bring up game 250 against the Storm.
There was a touch of the X Factor NZ for hundreds of lucky children at one south Auckland school this morning.
Charles Piutau admits his dream of representing the All Blacks at this year's Rugby World Cup is now out of his hands.
A new hatchery and lab facility being opened just north of Nelson will allow greenshell mussels to be selectively bred.
Film reviewers Kate Rodger and Daniel Rutledge talk about their favourite films on the final episode of Firstline.
Mustafa Kamal has resigned as president of the International Cricket Council after he was prevented from presenting the World Cup trophy.
National MP Jami-Lee Ross says the defeated National Party has "received a message" and will work hard to win back the hearts and minds of Northland voters.
3 News political editor Patrick Gower says Winston Peters' victory in Northland was "epic" and a whipping for the Government.
Dairy prices in Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction have plunged for the second time in a fortnight.
Shivani, the 10th contestant to leave The Bachelor NZ, felt "a little bit gutted" to not receive a rose from Art Green last night.
In Tech Bytes today we've got insect-inspired robots, a pen for people with Parkinson's and drones for Star Wars fans.
Trudie Hughes retired from running a quilt shop seven years ago but still works seven days a week, 10 hours a day.
Crayons have long been a life-saver for parents desperate to keep their children calm and entertained. Now it seems stressed adults are also getting in on the act.
Negotiators have pushed past their original deadline in Switzerland as they hope to agree a nuclear deal with Iran.
According to Australian researchers, taking paracetamol to help ease back pain has little or no effect.
Iraq has vowed to reclaim the entire country from jihadists after having liberated the city of Tikrit, its biggest boost yet in the fight against IS.
The heads of Lufthansa and Germanwings have paid their respects near the crash site of the plane that slammed into the French Alps.
The odds of winning the EuroMillions raffle twice in two years are about 283 billion to one, but one British couple has done just that.
A host of stars including Kevin Bacon, Boy George and Billy Idol have paid tribute to hospitalised folk music legend Joni Mitchell.
Mark Lundy will wake up in a prison cell after being convicted for a second time of the brutal murders of his wife and daughter.
When schools have been destroyed and every blackboard and exercise book is lost, you can start again with School-in-a-Box.
Mark Lundy was found guilty of murdering 38-year-old wife Christine and seven-year-old daughter Amber.
Up to 150,000 people are expected to pack into Auckland's ASB Showgrounds to enjoy the rides, the animals, the food and the circus acts.
Fletcher EQR and Insurance Australia Group Limited have been cited in a complaint over alleged human rights breaches.
Tonight, one of the Black Caps' best ever summers will conclude with the New Zealand Cricket Awards in Auckland.
The new CGI Thunderbirds series which launches on New Zealand television this month is a far cry from the marionettes of old.
Friday's match against the Stormers in Wellington will mark a significant milestone for one of the team's most dynamic but controversial players, midfielder Ma'a Nonu.
Despite losing 1-0 to South Korea, All Whites coach Anthony Hudson has praised his young side for competing so well against a team ranked 78 places higher.
Para-cyclists Foy and Fairweather defended their title in the three km pursuit in the Netherlands.
A pocket-sized camera lost by an Australian tourist three months ago in Antarctica has miraculously been found.
It's 50 years since the science fiction series Thunderbirds, featuring marionette puppets, burst onto the small screen.
An eight-month-old baby who booked a rental car is to get a refund, but it's taken his parents a major publicity battle to get it.
Lufthansa has admitted it knew that pilot Andreas Lubitz suffered from severe depression, long before he deliberately crashed an Airbus full of passengers into the French Alps.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush told 3 News today murdered woman Susan Burdett deserves justice, but he's refusing to reopen the case.
NASA appears to be testing a real-life flying saucer.
Tourism operators say they're worried about what impact Air NZ's axing of flights between Christchurch and Japan will have on their businesses.
An update on the markets for April 1, 2015.
Team New Zealand are looking to fight the scrapping of the Auckland America's Cup qualifying regatta after teams today indicated their preference for all racing in 2017 to be done in Bermuda.
Hurricanes midfield back Ma'a Nonu will join an exclusive club of players to notch 150 Super Rugby games when he faces the Stormers in Wellington on Friday.
Mark Lundy has been found guilty of the murders of his wife Christine and daughter Amber in their family home.
Jeremy Clarkson will return to Top Gear for an upcoming series of live dates, despite being fired from the TV show.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush says murdered woman Susan Burdett deserves justice - but won't reopen the case after Teina Pora's conviction was quashed.
Ubisoft will release Assassin's Creed Chronicles titles that send players to China, India and Russia.
A video has emerged of an Auckland bus driver reading the paper while at the wheel.
Jurors have entered the third day of deliberations in the Mark Lundy double-murder case today.
Lufthansa says the co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings jet had informed the airline in 2009 that he had previously suffered from severe depression.
The latest trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road ups the action even further.
Labour leader Andrew Little says his party decided to back Winston Peters in the fight for Northland after the first polls came out showing him with a commanding lead.