The first draft of Auckland Council's 10-year budget has been released today.
Aaron McDonald will spend at least 21 years in prison for a series of violent attacks which include murder and rape.
3 News political editor Patrick Gower says Dirty Politics has been "a real boom-shaker", with National's support dropping to "unthinkable" levels.
It's been a beautiful week on the nation's slopes, and the fine spells continue at Mt Ruapehu tomorrow.
On the corner of Richmond Street and The Esplanade in Petone, Wellington, Rose attempts to name nine kinds of world currencies, in 10 seconds.
New Zealander Hans Dalton was looking forward to a holiday when he headed off to Samoa with his sister. Sadly he never returned.
When their Indonesian boat sank and no rescue came, Nelson couple Tony Lawton and Gaylene Wilkinson swum for shore, which took them eight hours to make it.
Human rights photographer Robin Hammond's work has been published around the world - it is powerful enough to have him banned from Zimbabwe and Egypt.
A 15-year-old Wellington student has just won a scholarship to Space Camp in Alabama - the amazing thing is that she is totally blind.
Duck shooters claim a move to ban hunting at Pencarrow Lakes near Wellington may breach a Treaty of Waitangi settlement.
Labour is accusing National and the Conservatives of surveillance state tactics in covertly filming billboards.
Tonight's 3 News political poll shows the Prime Minister can no longer do without New Zealand First leader Winston Peters.
Winston Peters says any of his MPs who don't like their list rankings will just "have to live with it".
Renowned chefs from SkyCity's Federal Street dining district will cook for a cause this month.
There was a full house in Queenstown last night for the ASB Great Debate as Finance Minister Bill English faced off against four men who want his job.
Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn is welcoming the Government's plan to put another $150 million towards improving rural broadband.
The Maori King will spend at least a week in hospital recovering from diabetes-related ailments.
Forty-one schools are involved, and each night this week on Campbell Live we'll be bringing you some of the best entries.
For last year's winners of The Block NZ, quite a bit has changed for Alice and Caleb, having added a new baby boy to the Pearson family.
An Auckland-based Sri Lankan man arrested for a murder in Switzerland nearly 14 years ago has been granted interim name suppression.
Dunedin police are taking to the streets and issuing free ice creams to motorists, instead of tickets.
The Maori King is receiving treatment in hospital for diabetes-related ailments and will be in hospital for at least another week.
King Tuheitia is expected to be transferred to Auckland Hospital for further treatment today, following a serious heart attack.
Tributes have flooded the internet for Dr Sarah Potts, played by Amanda Billing, and tonight Paul questions whether Shortland Street has gone a little too far this time.
Political commentator Chris Trotter has described this upcoming election as one of the more "entertaining" elections.
Tributes have flooded the internet for Dr Sarah Potts and tonight Paul questions whether Shortland Street has gone a little too far this time.
This weekend, John was invited to the home of ACT Party leader Jamie Whyte and his wife Zainad over a brunch of salmon eggs and champagne.
Labour has been forced to cut back on its election promises, including a signature policy announced at its launch just two weeks ago.
A gunman has shot himself and a police officer outside a busy central-city supermarket in Hamilton, and both men are now in hospital with lower leg injuries.
Auckland's Starship Hospital is spending $9 million to modernise its ageing facilities.
From covering the London Olympic Games to the All Blacks' Bledisloe Test over the weekend, sports photographer Hannah Peters has done it all.
An international conference to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I was held at Massey University in Wellington over the weekend.
In footage from 2011 John Key appears to say he was personally briefed about an OIA request by Cameron Slater, despite yesterday denying that was the case.
Wellington's waterfront was transformed into an array of light sculptures overnight, as the capital's Night Lights festival kicks off.
Nearly 1000 top Antarctic experts have gathered for the biennial Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Open Science Conference.
Labour candidate Jacinda Ardern is using Tinder to find something a little longer-lasting than a one-night stand.
Thousands of Kiwis will today be donning red noses as part of the annual Cure Kids campaign.
The head of the NZ Principals' Federation says teachers' rejection of the Govt's flagship education policy isn't politically motivated.
Things got heated between candidates vying for the Auckland seat of Epsom seat during a debate last night.
Police are asking for witnesses to a single vehicle crash in Manawatu overnight that killed two people.
Mr Goff believes that "any reasonable person" would come to the conclusion the leak came from the Prime Minister's office.
Lawyer Chris Ellis was driving near Paremata earlier this year when he was pinged by a speed camera in a van, but wanted to see the proof.
He's been around the block a fair few times - ferrying the famous and the fun-loving, as well as a bit of carry-on in the back seat.
A New Zealand flight attendant has been flown to a Perth Hospital following a fall which nearly claimed her life in Bali.
The families who lost their men in the Pike River disaster are "gutted" about news of another delay.
John Key has categorically denied he had anything to do with the release of SIS information given Cameron Slater.
John Key faced more questions about Dirty Politics, around emails from Cameron Slater about an OIA request being expedited by the SIS.
3 News political reporter Brook Sabin says a letter contradicting John Key's claims about the SIS is "potentially explosive".
A letter from a former spy boss contradicts John Key's assertion he knew nothing about SIS info being released to Cameron Slater.
National and Labour's 2014 political party ads have so far been unsurprising - but as we've seen not all advertisements are created equal.
One Otago University student has come up with a better way to raise money, and it's changing lives all over the world.
There are currently only two qualified examiners in New Zealand, and not surprisingly they're keen to see greater use of lie detectors in the country.
Labour has held the Palmerston North electorate for almost 40 years, but this year's election could be relatively action packed.
Pressure's building on John Key, with the official watchdog for the country's spy agencies announcing an inquiry.
Davender Singh's wife Amandeep Kaur and 28-year-old Gurjinder Singh have appeared in court charged with his murder.
A man has been sentenced to five months' home detention for his role in a drunken attack on former All Black Justin Marshall.
An African woman picked up by immigration with suspected tuberculosis won't be discharged until at least tomorrow.
John Key says he knew Judith Collins had a "close relationship" with Cameron Slater, but didn't know she was passing information to him.
Judith Collins is feeling heat from Canterbury lawyers after she named a street in Christchurch after a friend and colleague.
David Farrar says he is making some changes at Kiwiblog, despite coming out of Dirty Politics looking relatively clean.