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.

Farah Palmer: The first woman on NZ Rugby's Board


New Zealand Rugby, founded in 1892, has appointed their first female board member.

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.

Social media snapshot: December 15 2016


What's trending online? Verity Johnson gives Paul Henry her picks of the day from the world of social media.

Are New Zealand and Australia still best friends?


New Zealand and Australia have an extraordinarily close relationship, thanks in part to the recent 'bromance' between John Key and Malcolm Turnbull.


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.

World Rugby cracks down on head contact as protection measure for players

3news.co.nz / Sport

Rugby union's world governing body announced new measures on Wednesday to protect players from head injuries.

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.

Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui busted with weed at airport


Her lawyer says she wasn't arrested, but Lauren Jauregui was charged with possession of marijuana, according to reports.


Government to repair Kaikoura coastal route

3news.co.nz / NZ News

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

Australian defender Adam Parkhouse commits to Phoenix until 2019

3news.co.nz / Sport

The Phoenix have resigned defender Adam Parkhouse for a further two-years.

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.

England captain Dylan Hartley cops six-week ban for swinging arm tackle

3news.co.nz / Sport

Dylan Hartley in unlikely to skipper the Lions after copping a six-week ban


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.

Anthony Joshua on Joseph Parker fight – It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when

3news.co.nz / Sport

Britain's IBF world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has praised New Zealand's Joseph Parker and believes it's just a case of when not if the pair will meet in the ring.

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.