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.
New research shows increasing the price of tobacco in New Zealand is working AAA not just to improve health, but also to reduce inequality.
Under-fire Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga is confident he'll keep his job, despite more damaging revelations from Auckland's Mt Eden Prison.
Kayla Cullen had her doubts if she would be heading to the Netball World Cup in Sydney with the Silver Ferns.
Former England spinner Graeme Swann has ripped into his former teammate Kevin Pietersen with a ruthless impersonation on an Australian radio show.
Trade Minister Tim Groser says withdrawing from the TPPA, as Labour has threatened, would see New Zealand lose the benefits it brings.
It's the end of an era today, as the oldest Interislander ferry makes her final journey across the Cook Strait.
Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon returns to one of his favourite events this week when he competes in the Rally of Finland.
New Zealand is about to face one of its biggest tests during its month-long term as president of the United Nations Security Council.
An 18-year-old woman is dead following a two-car crash in central Dunedin at around 2:20am today.
A wealthy American dentist used a bow and arrow to shoot a much-loved Zimbabwean lion, a safari industry group says, amid claims the animal took 40 hours to die.
Katrina Grant says the Silver Ferns are out for revenge at the Netball World Cup.
A British politician has resigned from the House of Lords after a tabloid paper published a video of him allegedly snorting cocaine with two prostitutes.
A Libyan court has sentenced slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi's son Seif al-Islam and eight other defendants to death for crimes during the 2011 uprising.
Rugby officials have leaped to the defence of referee Jerome Garces after a South African rugby writer sparked intense debate as to whether Richie McCaw's winning try against the Springboks at Ellis Park was legal.
A World Rugby-funded study has failed to find definitive links between playing rugby and long-term health and welfare issues.
The Cowboys are the latest team in the spotlight for possible salary cap breaches but the NRL says they won't take further action.
New Zealand has been engaged in what is being dubbed "Pavlova diplomacy" during its month-long presidency of the United Nations Security Council.
One of the few historic buildings still standing in Christchurch is to be demolished because the sight of the quake-damaged building is too distressing for elderly residents living nearby.
An update on the markets for July 28, 2015.
The Christchurch Fijian rugby player who copped racial abuse from spectators at the weekend has spoken of how hurt he was by the abusive comments.
The Prime Minister has admitted medicines could cost more under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) AAA the major trade deal the Government wants to sign up to.
Seven people with connections to the Head Hunters have appeared in court today after police launched a series of early morning raids on the gang.
An Auckland businessman has gone to police after paying $275,000 to a witch doctor on a temporary visa who skipped the country hours after receiving the cash.
MetService has issued a warning to farmers as evidence grows that a major El Niño event is underway.
"The Gotingco family are extremely relieved that finally, after all his legal games, the name and past of this evil monster who raped and murdered their beloved Blessie can now be published."
Actor Shia LaBeouf has been caught on camera admitting he "would have killed" girlfriend Mia Goth had locals not intervened in a heated dispute in Germany.
Speaking to 3 News while the jury was deliberating their verdict in May, Tony Robertson's sister said she still believed Ms Gotingco's death was an accident.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has been booted out of the debating chamber and his MPs walked out with him.
MPs were asked whether they support changing the law on euthanasia after a 3 News/Reid Research poll found 71 percent of people would be in favour of it.
A magpie will be thankful to have both legs on the ground in Canterbury this afternoon following a feather-raising rescue from the treetops.
A Toyota ute with more than 1.2 million kilometres on the clock has sold for the more paltry figure of $3000 in a TradeMe auction.
Joseph Parker believes he is potentially 18 months away from a world title shot.
A newly discovered Dr Seuss story called What Pet Should I Get? goes on sale tomorrow, nearly 50 years after it was written.
Murray McCully has thanked US Secretary of State John Kerry for his "patient diplomacy" in achieving a nuclear agreement with Iran.
After years of pushing back closure, OceanaGold's Globe Progress mine near Reefton will lay off 112 workers when mining finishes in October.
Two Head Hunters gang members arrested while in Mt Eden prison as part of a North Island drug raid should be the last straw for Serco, Labour says.
Medicines are likely to cost the Government more money under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, but the Prime Minister says that won't be passed on to consumers.
British pop veteran Boy George gave fans a surprise at his Los Angeles concert on Friday night by inviting former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner to introduce the singer before his gig.
British Prime Minister David Cameron wants disgraced politician Lord Sewel kicked out of the House of Lords.
The Prime Minister wants to see the people accused of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 a year ago held to account.
The Terminator is getting in the ring in WWE 2K16 - Arnold Schwarzenegger is lending his likeness to the wrestling game.
Legendary Australian Boxer Jeff Fenech hopes his protege Bowie Tupou can spring a surprise on Joseph Parker in Invercargill this Saturday.
A British hospital has shut down its accident and emergency wing as it investigates two cases of suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
The All Blacks may not be so lucky the next time they try and use their match-winning lineout move.
Police in South Australia say they have no evidence to suggest a body found in a suitcase is missing British girl Madeleine McCann.
Police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown.
Lima Sopoaga passed the Ellis Park litmus test with flying colours, surely locking himself into the World Cup squad.
A formal investigation has been launched after a Fijian player was racially abused in a Christchurch club rugby match.
There are more questions for the Corrections Department over Serco's handling of Mt Eden Prison.
A leading human rights lawyer has warned internet romantics are unwittingly putting themselves at risk of the death penalty by acting as drug mules.
Armed police are carrying out major raids against the Head Hunters gang's methamphetamine operation in the upper half of the North Island.