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.
Three people are trapped in a vehicle after a police chase in Christchurch this afternoon.
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.
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.
The State Services Commission is under fire for its handling of the Roger Sutton sexual harassment allegations.
Russel Norman says there is no reason for the Government to be fast-tracking its new surveillance laws ahead of the Cricket World Cup.
Head of State Services Iain Rennie is refusing to comment on calls for him to resign.
A Court of Appeal judgement has opened the way for a Christchurch man to sue a prosecutor after he was wrongly jailed.
A New Zealand man has been murdered, his body stuffed in a chilly bin and dumped in far north Queensland.
A toddler is fighting for his life and a man is in a serious condition following a house fire in Mount Wellington this morning.
Labour Party leader Andrew Little was out pressing the flesh in the Labour heartland today.
Newly appointed Labour leader Andrew Little says he wants to trial members in roles before finalising a team two years out from the 2017 election.
Laila Harre says the Internet Party is reviewing its future and once that concludes she will step down as leader.
The city is having a huge party to celebrate its birthday, but in one and half centuries of existence, what have been the highlights?
MBIE will be undertaking a review of petrol stations over the "unlawful" practice of docking employee pay to cover petrol drive-offs.
Chinese President Xi Jinping spent the afternoon on a farm today in a carefully stage-managed visit.
NetSafe is warning users of personal web-connected surveillance cameras to change the default passwords on their cameras.
Jacinda Ardern, who publicly backed Grant Robertson for the party leadership, says the party will now unify behind new leader Andrew Little.
The former Malaysian diplomat accused of sexually assaulting a Wellington woman is set to enter a plea.
Otago Polytechnic culinary arts student Amanda attempts to name nine musical instruments, in 10 seconds.
Colin Anderson received an auditory brainstem implant after cochlear implants failed to restore his hearing.
A man who bashed a stray cat to death with a sharpened stick because it was 'spraying' on his property will spend 14 months behind bars.
Xi Jinping's two day-trip to New Zealand is the first by a Chinese head of state since Hu Jintao visited in 2003.
A man who unexpectedly lost his hearing seven years ago can finally hear again after becoming the first person in New Zealand to receive special surgery.
Six people have been arrested in relation to a firearms incident in central Christchurch early this morning.
Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue says she is concerned for the victim at the centre of the Roger Sutton sexual harassment case.
Lisa and Steve West's daughter has two of the rarest conditions in the world AAA conditions that make life hell for the whole family.
Whena Owen revisited Grace's remarkable mum, who has never spoken of what she and Grace have been through, until now.
Sam Hayes gets a no-holds-barred look at the world of bucking broncos and bull riding.
Ewen Macdonald may be a polite and compliant prisoner, but psychologists have probably underestimated the risk he poses to the community, the Parole Board says.
Gable Tostee, the Gold Coast man charged with the murder of a Wellington woman, was granted bail today.
A ship that sank off the coast of New Zealand in 1902 carrying the remains of 499 Chinese gold miners has been found.
3 News political editor Patrick Gower says it's ironic that after the man ban, a small group of "union blokes" have effectively chosen the new Labour leader.
Newly crowned Labour Party leader Andrew Little says if the Government doesn't like his union background, "that's their problem".
A former CERA employee has hit out at State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie, saying no woman can feel confident about making a sexual harassment complaint.
For the first time, the media has been allowed to see where Westfield shopping centres keep their tinsel, bells and trees when it's not Christmas.
Pro-smacking lobbyist group Family First says a legal report backs up claims "good parents" are being criminalised by the so-called anti-smacking law.
John Key says Vladimir Putin's weak English made it hard to know what was going through the Russian leader's head when the two met at the G20 summit.
The votes are being counted for Labour's new leader, but the race is so close none of the candidates are talking up their chances.
Police have launched a homicide investigation after an injured man collapsed at the entrance of the Takanini Care accident and emergency clinic.
Auckland police are investigating how a man gained serious injuries and died on arrival to hospital.
Henry Bishop has just won the Auckland regional speech contest with a personal speech about what it's like to live with dyslexia.
Professor Robert Patman discusses how it is good for New Zealand to "rub shoulders" with international leaders.
The Government will launch its own inquiry into how runaway killer Phillip Smith managed to skip New Zealand for South America.
A Parole Board hearing this morning found, once again, Ewen Macdonald was too great a risk to the community to be released.
Police are still unable to say if any more bodies could be inside the Hamilton house where three people died after a party on Saturday morning, nor do they know how the fire started.
Waikato District Health Board has confirmed 13 Howick College students were treated at Thames Hospital following a bus crash this morning.
A Whangarei SPCA inspector has gone on hunger strike after finding seven starving dogs in a single month AAA some of which have since died or had to be put down.
Karanga Mai Young Parents College in north Canterbury is busier than ever, and its students are going from strength to strength.
Work is continuing on the Hamilton house where three people died so it can be searched further.
The man acquitted of murdering Feilding farmer Scott Guy is due to find out if he will be released from prison.
Christchurch's specialist prison for child sex offenders has just marked its 25th anniversary.
A south Auckland school has swept the top prizes in a competition aimed at getting teenagers excited about technology.
Scores of mourners have been paying their respects to the three people killed in a major house fire in Hamilton.
John Key was just one seat away from Russian president Vladimir Putin, the world's bad boy, at the G20 dinner last night.
The north Otago town of Oamaru has stepped back in time this week for its annual Victorian celebrations.
Chris Finlayson admits some people on the Government's terror watch-list may be nothing more than juvenile fantasists.
A woman's been taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital with head injuries after being hit by a branch from a tree that fell in strong winds.