Hundreds of homes are without power in south Canterbury as strong winds continued to batter the South Island.
Tourism New Zealand has been left red-faced after it released a video featuring a campervan driving on the wrong side of the road.
The contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement is close to the finish line, according to reports.
The Volkswagen scandal will affect all its New Zealand cars manufactured in the past six years, potentially up to 3000.
Chiefs assistant coach Andrew Strawbridge says he's been humbled by the outpouring of support he received as he faced a life-threatening eye infection.
Prime Minister John Key says New Zealand could live with some extension to drug patents, but not a dramatic one, in a Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.
Rocket Lab today announced it has signed a contract with Moon Express to launch three robotic spacecraft to the Moon starting in 2017.
From search and rescue to transporting troops, cargo, providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief AAA the Hercules fleet has done almost everything you can imagine.
An agreement on the TPPA is within reach as negotiations in Atlanta are at crunch point, says Trade Minister Tim Groser.
While Donald Trump is still by far the first choice of Republican voters, other contenders have been gaining ground on the outspoken billionaire.
Prime Minister John Key has been busy in New York meeting with his former political foe Helen Clark.
We've got a big problem with our houses in New Zealand. Too often they're not built well enough, and they're not warm enough.
A construction site has swallowed a digger in Christchurch, and it has been proving a difficult rescue.
Prime Minister John Key is refusing to be swayed by international pressure to do more to combat Islamic State.
Pumpkin Patch has posted a full-year loss and said it has concluded talks with its bank to extend its debt facilities through to the end of 2017.
The Greens say the Government should show leadership in transitioning to electric cars rather than buying new BMWs to replace its fleet.
Ellie Goldfinch, 12, has just won a nationwide youth sewing and craft competition, becoming the Brother Design Stars supreme winner.
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says an extra 120 places a year will be available for people who urgently need somewhere to stay.
A Chinese superstar has lent his voice to help spread the message of safe driving for tourists in New Zealand to his millions of followers.
Royal Dutch Shell is halting its controversial offshore exploration in Alaska after failing to find sufficient quantities of oil and gas.
Ten north Canterbury farmers are about to get some relief from the drought that has plagued their region for the past year after a group of business owners got together to try to ease the financial burden of the dry spell.
Pie Funds founder Mike Taylor started his investment fund with $3 million, and since then he has grown his fund to $260 million.
A nationwide search is underway to try and find New Zealand's next female business leaders.
Porsche chief Matthias Mueller has been named as the new head of Volkswagen as it continues to deal with the fallout from the pollution cheating scandal.
A drone flying near an Air NZ aircraft has sparked a full air safety investigation and a warning from the Transport Minister.
It's a train that is the subject of an intense custody battle.
The economy received a boost today with Fonterra announcing an increase in the dairy payout - but it may not be good news for hopeful homeowners.
The latest addition to Interislander family has finally arrived in Wellington under a grey sky and after a two-week journey from Singapore.
Story has been asked to help a man who's in the middle of a slight identity crisis.
A new high-tech product aimed at reducing road accidents goes on sale in New Zealand today.
Rules will change next week requiring 30 percent deposits for Auckland landlords and taxes will be included on investment property sales.
Volkswagen's pollution cheating scandal has escalated dramatically after the automaker revealed 11 million of its cars worldwide could be affected, wiping a third off the company's market value.
Torn on upgrading to an iPhone 6S or 6S Plus? There are 2 days to go until they go on sale here but 3 News has been given a sneak peek of what's on offer.
How do you achieve the balance between keeping a farm economical, and keeping the environment healthy? Is it actually doable?
A suspicious package containing cannabis and an unidentified white powder has been found at the NZ Customs Air Cargo Inspection Facility near Auckland Airport.
Much-needed rain fell in parched parts of north Canterbury today, raising farmers' hopes that the serious drought they're battling may be about to end.
German auto giant Volkswagen has plummeted nearly 20 percent on the stock market amid revelations its diesel cars have software that secretly thwarts US emissions tests.
Apple has suffered its first large-scale attack from hackers, forced to remove 300 Chinese apps from its App Store after they were found to contain malicious software.
A driver has been dramatically rescued near Hunterville this morning after his truck loaded with potato chips crashed into an offshoot of the Rangitikei River.
Craft beer has really taken off in New Zealand in recent times AAA every man and his dog seems to have their own brew these days.
A new study claims wide-scale use of nanotechnology in our food.
New Zealand's first remote-control forest-harvesting machine is being put to work in Nelson.
New Zealand's troops in Iraq have helped put 1600 Iraqi soldiers on the frontline to fight Islamic State (IS).
The development of a massive industrial park and a special housing area in south Auckland may not go ahead after the Government blocked the sale of Lochinver Station to Chinese buyers.
The Overseas Investment Office could be in for an overhaul after concerns about the time taken to make a decision over Lochinver Station.
There are calls for the Govt to ensure global coal cowboys don't get their hands on any of Solid Energy's assets.
If you're leaving the country by air today, your travel could be affected by the grounding of all American Airlines planes in the US.
Creditors have instead voted for a staged sell-off of Solid, but politicians are warning its assets shouldn't be sold to any old company.
Rival candidates turned on Donald Trump during the second Republican presidential debate.
After a 14-month wait for Government approval, the $88 million sale of Lochinver Station to Chinese buyers has been blocked.
Video of a Kiwi man inundating his girlfriend with puns while on a bushwalk has gone viral.
The owners of Lochinver Station say shutting down the sale of the farm to a Chinese company will have huge ramifications for New Zealand, but the Government disagrees.
An air compressor which broke through the floor of a Wellington passenger train, injuring four, was caused by a missing split pin which was overlooked during a shift change.
Donald Trump is currently sitting 32 percent above other Republican candidates in the US Presidential race AAA but Miss Alabama isn't a fan.
The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed a reporter and cameraman in the United States has given her first interview since the tragedy.
A decision will be made today on whether Solid Energy will be slowly sold off over 2 years, or be liquidated immediately.
You can imagine the excitement when sextuplets were born in the Wairarapa. It could be a New Zealand record, if records were actually kept.
Gore is taking action to stop the slide downhill by revitalising its retail sector.
A petition has been launched to keep the Kate Sheppard green light around Wellington's Parliament precinct, with the year-long trial coming to an end.
Although it may seem like you've just packed away all the Christmas decorations, it's not long until you'll have to get them all out again