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A new speed limit o 110km/h may be on the cards for the Tauranga Eastern Link. The $445 million, five-year TEL project is one of New Zealand Transport Agency's candidates for the 10km increase, says Transport Minister Simon Bridges. While no decision...

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Introducing a 110kmh speed limit on the Tauranga Eastern Link is being given serious consideration according to Transport Minister Simon Bridges. The $445 million, five-year TEL project is one of New Zealand Transport Agency's candidates for the...

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The death of a “bubbly” elderly local has re-ignited an age-old argument in support of a bypass around Katikati. 88-year-old Shirley O'Connor died in hospital overnight after she was thrown from her mobility scooter and beneath a truck...

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A Papamoa woman escaped with a cut to her chin after a three-car crash on Girven Road overnight. Mount Maunganui Fire Brigade arrived outside the Girven Road shops at around 9pm following reports of a traffic incident. The three-car crash occurred on...

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Learner and restricted licence time limits are set to be halved as part of a new system aimed at improving the safety of novice drivers and motorcyclists. From Monday, a five-year time limit on new learner and restricted car and motorcycle licences will...

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A nine-year-old from Timaru is petitioning to get the law around foreign drivers on New Zealand roads changed following the death of his dad in a crash which also killed Tauranga man Dennis Pedersen. Sean Roberts' father Grant and Dennis, also known...

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One of the country's last combined road/rail bridges is closed for repairs this week. The Pekatahi bridge on SH2/White Pine Bush Road from Awakeri To Taneatua will be closed each night from 7pm-6am. Pekatahi bridge. Photo NZRCranes.org The detour...

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UPDATE 2.25PM: The woman hit by a truck while on her mobility scooter is being taken to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition. Emergency services were called to SH2 in Katikati, between Jocelyn Street and Fairview Road, at about 12.40pm after reports...

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New lower drink-drive limits are being welcomed as an opportunity for Bay of Plenty drivers to help “significantly” reduce the nation's alcohol-related crash and death tally. From next Monday the current breath alcohol limit reduces...

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Western Bay of Plenty Police are “extremely disappointed” drier summer conditions on the road are yet to translate into a decrease in weekend crashes. Between Friday morning and today, police responded to more than 12 crashes on Western Bay...

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