Labour leader Andrew Little has unveiled the party's revamped front bench, appointing Annette King as his new deputy.
Did you know that there is an enormous problem with people flushing unwanted items down the toilet?
After 27 years of service, caretaker John Rawson's career is coming to an end.
Police and members of the public will march together from Wellington's Midland Park in solidarity against family violence.
The new-born managed to stay alive for six days, until by chance, the baby's faint cries were heard by complete strangers out for a Sunday morning bike ride.
The Kiwi teenager won the LPGA's season-ending tour event in Florida and is now the biggest female earner in golf's history.
Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One world championship when he won Sunday's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
An update on the markets for November 24, 2014.
Australia has climbed to the top of the one day rankings after a comprehensive series win over South Africa.
Three people are trapped in a vehicle after a police chase in Christchurch this afternoon.
Becoming the first nation to win successive Rugby World Cups will drive the All Blacks next year.
A British-Iranian woman controversially jailed months ago in Tehran after trying to attend a men's volleyball match has been released on bail pending an appeal verdict, her family says.
The head of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has apologised for hugging Roger Sutton when he resigned last week.
The mother of an Otago prisoner who died of a suspected overdose while in custody hopes a coroner's inquest will reveal any shortcomings that may have contributed to her son's death.
A newborn baby survived for six days after being abandoned at the bottom of a stormwater drain in Sydney.
Russell Crowe has risked causing controversy by saying the World War I Gallipoli campaign was Australia "invading a sovereign nation".
Three dead sperm whales that stranded in Golden Bay have been towed to Farewell Spit to decay away from the public.
The SIS is being ordered to apologise to Labour MP Phil Goff over the way information meant to embarrass him was made available to Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater.
Video of boy band One Direction performing 'Night Changes' on stage during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles.
Taylor Swift fired up the American Music Awards, opening the show with an imaginative performance of her hit song 'Blank Space'.
Lorde performing 'Yellow Flicker Beat' from the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack at the 2014 American Music Awards.
Kim Dotcom will stay out of jail for a few more days after his lawyer was given extra time to deal with new allegations that he breached his bail conditions.
Labour leader Andrew Little has announced a reshuffle of the Labour Party front bench, but not before a fire alarm caused the evacuation of Parliament.
Gorilla Technology CTO Paul Spain looks at the PlayStation TV console and Android 5.
The State Services Commission is under fire for its handling of the Roger Sutton sexual harassment allegations.
Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko has won the LPGA's season-ending tour event in Florida, securing the victory on the fourth hole of a three-way sudden-death play-off.
The cast of Paddington including Hugh Bonneville, Ben Whishaw and Nicole Kidman have braved the pouring rain at its London premiere.
Russel Norman says there is no reason for the Government to be fast-tracking its new surveillance laws ahead of the Cricket World Cup.
2014 looks set to be the hottest year on record since world record-keeping began in 1880. This spells bad news for the climate, but good news for flower growers.
An operation to move two adult male sperm whales which died at a Golden Bay beach is currently underway.
A young boy in China found himself stuck between a rock and a hard place when he wedged his head between two concrete pillars while playing in a park.
An investigation has found the Obama administration did nothing wrong in their response to the deadly 2012 attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Iraqi security forces and pro-government fighters have retaken areas near the Iranian border that the Islamic State jihadist group had held for months.
For more than 30 years two men have dedicated their lives to keep its hands moving and bells chiming, but that could be about to come to an end.
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany have been locked in talks with Iran for months to turn an interim deal struck in Geneva that expires on Monday into a lasting accord.
3 News anchor Hilary Barry takes a look at some of our favourite bloopers from the last quarter-century.
The mother of a newborn baby found abandoned in a stormwater drain is being questioned by police.
Thirty-five sky divers have broken the New Zealand record for the most people in a four-way formation.
Roger Federer gave Switzerland their first Davis Cup title by defeating Richard Gasquet of France in straight sets in the first of the final's reverse singles.
Shocked and heart-broken family and friends are tonight paying tribute to Campbell Paterson.
The All Blacks finish with a hard-fought but in the end comfortable win in Richie McCaw's 100th Test as skipper, once again proving their superior fitness over the Welsh.
Le Mans racer Brendan Hartley could have some Kiwi company in the Porsche team next year, with Earl Bamber on the verge of being signed to the factory team.
Jagger energetically danced and strutted everywhere he could while Richards laughed and occasionally strummed his guitar.
After a witness admitted to lying in court, two American men have been set free 39 years after being sent to prison.
The man known as Australia's most corrupt politician has finally been charged.
Some of the earliest surviving films celebrating the history of the Ngai Tahu people are being packaged up and going on tour.
Somalia's Shabab Islamists say they executed 28 non-Muslim passengers on a bus in Kenya in revenge for police raids on mosques in Mombasa.
A window washer in San Francisco fell 11 storeys to what would have been a near-instant death, though a passing car below broke his fall.
Two great white sharks caught in nets off Australia's most popular beach have reignited the debate about how effective they really are.
Head of State Services Iain Rennie is refusing to comment on calls for him to resign.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the All Blacks take on Wales in Cardiff.
Pakistan salvaged a draw in the second Test against New Zealand after being set a challenging target of 261 on the back of a brilliant Ross Taylor century.
Double Olympic shot putt champion Valerie Adams has won another accolade, named IAAF World Athlete of the Year at a gala event in Monaco.
It'll be a milestone match for skipper Richie McCaw when the All Blacks take on Wales tomorrow morning, but it's still a Test that needs to be won.
The death toll has risen to 13 from a severe snowstorm in New York where blizzards, heavy rain and flooding have paralysed communities.
United States President Barack Obama has made his move on one of the most controversial issues in the US: illegal immigration.
The Tesla Model S electric car has landed in New Zealand AAA one of them anyway. An Auckland man has had to jump through hoops to get one here.
A Court of Appeal judgement has opened the way for a Christchurch man to sue a prosecutor after he was wrongly jailed.
Heavy rain on the West Coast has kept workers busy just north of the township of Franz Josef.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as Shane Cameron takes on Kali Meehan at the North Shore Events Centre.