For every life saved by screening, more lives are potentially harmed. So are New Zealand women being told the whole story?
Wellington SPCA animal welfare inspectors will be the first in the country to trial new body cameras.
A 16-year-old has been charged with murder after the body of an elderly man was found at his Upper Riccarton address this morning.
Trent Brown-Marsh says he was proud when his 16-year-old friend was picked to ask John Key a question, but says he was shocked by the Prime Minister's response.
It's a race against time for one Kiwi family trying to get their severely disabled son an experimental treatment, which they hope will give him a shot at a normal life.
Winston Peters says Sam Lotu-Iiga is qualified to run our prisons because he's a Polynesian and therefore can relate to most prisoners.
A man in Christchurch has been charged with drink driving and dangerous driving causing injury after his speeding vehicle missed a corner, became airborne and landed in the Avon River.
Members of the Indian community have gathered in Auckland this afternoon to send a strong message to the Immigration Minister about cracking down on so-called "witch doctors".
Two tourists attacked by a group of eight in Christchurch have ended up with broken jaws and eye damage.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says he will be more powerful than ever by the next election and will decide the next government.
A west Auckland youth worker wants health units in schools to avoid a repeat of the Arun Kumar dairy killing.
Hundreds of gang members have turned out in force to remember slain Head Hunter Connor Morris AAA Millie Elder-Holmes' late boyfriend AAA who was killed in a fight in Massey last year.
3 News presenter and part-time action man Mike McRoberts is participating in the Hoka One Taupo Marathon today AAA with a twist.
A 74-year-old woman has died after two cars collided head-on in Queenstown.
The group running a methamphetamine drug ring under the noses of Wellington police has been sent to prison, with the ringleader receiving 17 years.
Police are seeking a man responsible for a liquor store robbery in Auckland earlier this week.
Otago University is considering closing its applied sciences department, merging some programmes into other departments, and getting rid of the design major.
Three men accused of a $30 million pokies fraud have pleaded not guilty this morning.
Labour MP Clare Curran has apologised for directly copying paragraphs of The Economist and pasting them into a research paper on Labour's "Future of Work Commission".
A 14-year-old who stabbed an Auckland dairy owner to death has been sentenced to six years detention in a youth justice facility.
A 14-year-old who stabbed an Auckland dairy owner to death is due to find out what penalty he will face.
New Zealand Rugby's happy for the power shift to continue when this year's ITM Cup kicks off in two weeks.
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is in trouble with a British judge after failing to turn up for a pre-trial hearing.
A senior Christchurch detective says the behaviour of a man who hurled racist abuse at a Fijian rugby
As the global drone industry soars to great heights, Kiwi firms are taking advantage, and one area they've got their sights set on is Hollywood.
The father of Down syndrome baby Leo has appeared in court charged with assault against a woman who helped manage his $600,000 fund.
The Prime Minister's chief science adviser says it is "silly" to rule out sugar and fat taxes to tackle the obesity epidemic.
One woman is in a critical condition after a house fire in the Auckland suburb of Remuera at around 3am today.
Police believe the car involved in a fatal crash in central Dunedin this morning may have been involved in an earlier petrol station drive-off.
Kiwi men are being urged to take note of a new study into the rates of the cancer-linked human papilloma virus (HPV) in men.
Embattled Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga has announced an independent review into his department's management of the man who went on to rape and murder Blessie Gotingco.
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has launched legal action against the "Dirty Politics Brigade" for defamation and will be seeking damages.
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.
Under-fire Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga is confident he'll keep his job, despite more damaging revelations from Auckland's Mt Eden Prison.
An 18-year-old woman is dead following a two-car crash in central Dunedin at around 2:20am today.
New Zealand has been engaged in what is being dubbed "Pavlova diplomacy" during its month-long presidency of the United Nations Security Council.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
A group of students from Pukekohe North Primary, along with Auckland Transport, have combined technology and Maori Language Week to launch a new Te Reo Maori app.
A Christchurch rugby player was racially abused so badly from the sidelines he asked the coach if he could leave the field.
The latest 3 News Reid-Research poll shows Kiwis are overwhelming in support of changing the law to allow euthanasia, following the campaign by Wellington lawyer Lecretia Seales.
The country's top animal welfare organisations have joined forces to call for a ban on rodeos. The SPCA, SAFE and Farmwatch say the sport is both unethical and inherently cruel.
Corrections will take over the management of the Serco-run Mt Eden Corrections Facility from today, but how did it come to this?
Corrections boss Ray Smith has signed off a $500,000 fine for Serco after a string of allegations about how the company is running Auckland's Mt Eden prison.
Indian "witch doctors" who are preying on vulnerable Kiwis need to be treated like fraudsters, an Indian community leader says.
Serco's likely to be slapped with a $500,000 fine after a string of allegations about how the company's running Auckland's Mt Eden Prison.
A body has been spotted in avalanche debris near a Fiordland track where two Canadian tourists went missing.
Fire crews are praising the actions of some quick-thinking staff during a blaze at a rest home in central Auckland.