Sunday, Jul 29


'Such a surprise!': Scientists discover the scutoid, a brand new shape


Scientists have announced their discovery of a new shape called the scutoid. While studying epithelial cells that form our skin and line our organs and blood vessels, researchers found this new "twisted prism" shape. The scutoid is defined…

Thursday, Jul 19


We have to stop eating so much meat, scientists say


A new review of studies on meat consumption around the world has found diets high in red meat are having serious consequences on our health. The UK research, published in journal Science, shows while the meat is an important source of…

Wednesday, Dec 14


How to change career in 2017


Change is upon us. It's upon me and it's upon you; 2017 is the year to kiss your current career goodbye and move into something new.

Labour claim Auckland housing costs up 50 pct under National


Housing: the crisis that just keeps on keeping on.

Retirement Commissioner wants superannuation age to rise


The Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell is now calling for the superannuation age to be lifted to 67, but not for another 18 years.

Aleppo ceasefire collapses, fighting resumes

3news.co.nz / World

The Syrian city of Aleppo is once again the scene of heavy fighting after a truce to allow civilians and rebel fighters to flee the war zone collapsed overnight.


Green MPs Catherine Delahunty and Steffan Browning join list of leaving politicians


Catherine Delahunty and Steffan Browning are joining the laundry list of MPs leaving Parliament next year.

Man jailed for trafficking, exploitation


A man found guilty on dozens of trafficking and exploitation charges has been sentenced.

Climate change scientists 'get things wrong' - Trump aide

3news.co.nz / World

A member of US President-elect Donald Trump's transition team says a belief in man-made climate change may one day be comparable to believing the Earth is flat.

Father discharged without conviction after daughter's drowning


The father of an 18-month-old who drowned in an inflatable pool has been discharged without conviction.

New Zealand dollar falls after Federal Reserve raises rates


The New Zealand dollar fell after the Federal Reserve raised rates.


Government to repair Kaikoura coastal route

3news.co.nz / NZ News

The Government has decided to repair the badly damaged coastal route to Kaikōura.

Fishing companies praised over Maui dolphin protections

3news.co.nz / NZ News

Two fishing companies are being praised for changing their operations to help protect the endangered Maui dolphin.

Trading online? Buyer beware, warns Ombudsman


The Banking Ombudsman is warning about the perils of high-risk online trading.


Harry Styles makes acting debut in Dunkirk trailer

The first full-length trailer for Christopher Nolan's wartime flick Dunkirk has been released - and it looks set to fulfil all expectations.

Bitten swimmer was 'inviting' seal to attack - expert

3news.co.nz / NZ News

A marine life expert says it's possible a seal that bit a German tourist in Abel Tasman National Park was just trying to play.


Wellington quake repairs speeding up - council


The Wellington City Council is reopening part of the Molesworth St cordon, and says quake repairs are increasing in speed.

Three rescued from Lake Ellesmere fishing trawler

3news.co.nz / NZ News

Three people have been rescued from a fishing trawler that ran aground near Lake Ellesmere in Canterbury.

Farah Palmer first women elected to Board of New Zealand Rugby

3news.co.nz / Sport

Three-times World Cup winning captain and World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee, Dr Farah Palmer has been elected to the Board of New Zealand Rugby.

NZ-made video games for the blind getting global attention

Instead of fancy graphics, they have to rely on different sounds to paint a picture in players' minds.

Ambulance officers increasingly attacked on the job


One paramedic even had a bow and arrow pointed at his head and another had his back broken by a patient he was treating.


Te Papa given Warhol, Dali, Pollock artworks

The pieces were among more than $1.45m worth of artworks and cash donated to New Zealand's national museum.

Christmas songs you may not know

You might be sick of the mall's Christmas music, so here's a playlist of more interesting yuletide classics.


Richie McCaw in top-secret surprise for Ward kids


It's been one month since the Kaikōura and North Canterbury earthquakes, and you might recall a small place called Ward suffered a devastating direct hit.

Tamaki Housing dumps brothers' property after dad dies


Two Auckland brothers who lost their home when their father died of cancer have now lost many of their belongings too, including possessions from their late father.


Northland residents block dusty roads in protest

3news.co.nz / NZ News

Frustrations have reached boiling point as locals of a small Northland town fight to have a notoriously dusty logging truck route sealed.

South African travel now requires a visa for Kiwis

3news.co.nz / World

Tourists who are planning a trip to South Africa may now have to factor in a trip to Wellington first in order to obtain a visa in person.

Inside Auckland's futuristic new Waterview Tunnel

3news.co.nz / NZ News

The tar seal is down, and the electronic signs are up - all ready to welcome the Waterview Connection's first drivers.

Exploitation in NZ: Filipino builders forced to work with no safety gear

3news.co.nz / NZ News

The Filipino workers were told to get on with the job - four storeys up with no safety gear.


Boys' random act of kindness for man in wheelchair goes viral


One father had a "proud dad moment" when his sons got out of their car to help a wheelchair user shovel snow.