Torben Akel looks at what the controversial Pacific-wide trade deal being negotiated means for New Zealand.
Former National Party president Michelle Boag and Green MP Julie Anne Genter discuss whether New Zealand police need to be armed.
A Malaysian diplomat wanted on sex charges is due back in the country in the next few hours.
Tony Marryatt was New Zealand's highest paid local government executive, on a salary of more than $500,000.
With only five senior teams to pick from, the mighty men of Buller have stormed their way to the top.
The Police Association says the attack in Canada shows the need for police here to carry weapons at all times.
A Wellington sportswoman says she wasn't picked for the national roller derby team because she's deaf.
Coconut oil has become increasingly popular, but the Heart Foundation says there is no evidence to support its widespread use in the kitchen.
A Kiwi endurance athlete has made history in the United States, finishing a 5000km run across the country.
Parents of a south Waikato high school student say their son has been bullied to the point they fear for his life.
Labour senior whip Chris Hipkins says whoever wins the party leadership will have to reverse a 10-year decline in the opinion polls.
Armed guards in Parliament are the only way to counter the sort of attack that happened in Ottawa, Police Association president Greg O'Connor says.
Around 24 percent of people living in New Zealand have a disability, and many feel misunderstood. But one Auckland festival is trying to change that.
Hope is on the horizon for young cancer patients with a unique and fantastic charity that is just what New Zealand needs.
A Chinese woman has been sentenced to 300 hours' community work on a rare charge of importing rare and threatened plants.
A family-owned construction company and SkyCity has stepped in to save Auckland's infamous giant Santa.
As Northland faces its latest high-profile sex case, 3 News can reveal the alleged offender had been working for Hone Harawira and paid by the taxpayer.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has grilled Prime Minister John Key over his "BFF" status with Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater.
Motorists will be fined for exceeding speed limits this Labour Weekend, police say.
Child retrieval expert Keith Schafferius says most child abductions are carried out by parents, usually as the result of a marriage break-up.
Twenty young Kiwis were recognised at the Foundation for Youth Development's (FYD) excellence awards last night, including Simon Poole.
3 News political editor Patrick Gower says Labour's leadership battle is a two-horse race between Grant Robertson and Andrew Little.
At Strange & Co Bar in Christchurch, Adrian attempts to name nine infectious diseases, in 10 seconds.
A couple of weeks ago, 3rd Degree tracked down conman Richard Benefield AAA the man with more than 180 convictions for dishonesty.
In the next two to four weeks, John Key is going to tell New Zealanders what part New Zealand will be playing in the fight against terror in Iraq.
John Campbell spoke to the Grand Designs host this afternoon about rebuilding Christchurch, improving Auckland, and what is really means to be "grand".
Four months ago, landscape gardener Brent Knight promised the entire country that he would repay every single client every cent he owed them.
A 50-year-old man has undergone surgery and is in a stable but serious condition after being shot multiple times by police.
The murder trial of two men who allegedly doused a man in petrol and set him alight has been put off until next year.
Labour's acting deputy leader Annette King says booming migration levels aren't necessarily a reflection on the strength of the economy.
Every year more than 2000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with some form of skin cancer, and a lot of the damage is done in childhood.
A man is in a stable condition after being shot by police near the Waikato town of Kerepehi overnight.
Senior Constable Deane O'Connor saved Ashley Donkersley in August last year after the electrician's van he was in ploughed through the railing into Rangataua Bay.
One man is dead and another is in hospital following an incident in Kelston last night.
A couple that purchased a burial plot next to relatives 27 years ago have discovered it has been onsold and now has someone else in it.
One of the more spectacular suggestions for the square is the "living cathedral" thanks to Animation Research in Dunedin.
A man who lost more than half his body weight has thrown himself in to the Muddy Good Run near Ashburton.
Police are investigating the theft of $70,000-worth of generators and blankets taken from Christchurch Civil Defence.
The father of the three-year-old girl whose body was discovered with her mother's under a bridge says his last memory of her was when he promised to protect her.
The father of a three-year-old whose remains were found yesterday alongside her mother says he never stopped looking.
John Key says even if the Chief of Defence had known last week's meeting in the United States was going to be about combating Islamic State (IS), he still would have attended.
Urban planners from around the world give their advice on what we can do to help Auckland's housing crisis.
The first day of Parliament today was a bit like the first day of high school in a bad teen movie.
Four students have been arrested at the University of Auckland after chaining themselves inside the Vice Chancellor's office.
A man has appeared in Manukau District Court this morning charged with two murders allegedly committed in late 2006 or early 2007.
Coastguard NZ is urging boaties to pay attention to safety and get prepared for summer as part of Safer Boating Week, after recent deaths and injuries on the water.
Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson is Helen Clark's natural successor, but that might not be what the party needs right now, says Chris Trotter.
Former Labour Party president Mike Williams says Grant Robertson's made a strategic error by announcing Jacinda Ardern as his preferred deputy.
Grant Robertson has revealed the not-so-secret weapon he hopes will help him win the Labour leadership contest AAA Jacinda Ardern.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says there's no indication that any New Zealanders have been caught up in a freak storm that has killed more than 40 people in Nepal.
The mother of a boy who became seriously ill from chickenpox is urging others to get their children vaccinated.
Tech entrepreneur Vaughan Rowsell has launched his latest venture AAA a series of workshops designed to get children and teenagers excited about technology.
One person is dead and three others are in intensive care after a horror night of car crashes on Christchurch roads.
A NZ aid worker who has just returned from northern Iraq is cautioning the Government as it considers offering support in the fight against Islamic State militants.
So far there's been no decision on whether to send New Zealand medics or military troops, but MFAT says it's considering what further help we can provide.
New Zealand's 2014 Spelling Bee champion has been crowned in Wellington this afternoon.
The 2014 New Zealand Spelling Bee final has kicked off in Wellington this afternoon.
Murray McCully says New Zealand's seat on the United Nations Security Council does not mean it will automatically be drawn into military action in the Middle East.
New Zealand's very first Beard and Moustache Championships were held at the Kings Arms in Auckland.
A 20-year-old Cantabrian has lost a whopping 52kgs in the past two years by sticking to the paleo diet.