Tree blocking one lane of SH29a

Motorists are being advised to drive with care on State Highway 29a, between Poike Road and Oropi Road. The NZTA says a tree has fallen across the highway. "Due... Read More

Speed reviews planned for Tauranga streets

  Tauranga City Council says it is about to start a review of speed limits across the city, including Ngatai Road. Transportation manager Martin... Read More

Waimana Gorge to open 24/7 from today

State Highway 2 through the Waimana Gorge will be open to all motorists 24 hours a day from this evening. NZ Transport Agency Regional Transport System... Read More

Speeding while overtaking ruled legal

  A man has successfully beaten a speeding ticket issued after the car he was passing sped up and he decided the only safe course of action was... Read More

Safer speed limits proposed for SH33 and SH30

  In an effort to save lives and reduce the number of serious crashes, the NZ Transport Agency is reviewing speed limits along parts of State Highway... Read More

Stolen vehicle dumped in Wairoa River

A vehicle submerged in the Wairoa River is being towed out this morning. A police spokesperson says the vehicle was spotted this morning and “arrangements... Read More

Wairoa Bridge open after truck crash

UPDATED: Wairoa Bridge is now open after a two truck crash earlier this morning. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says traffic is flowing. "There... Read More

Speed concerns raised following serious crash

Police are continuing to investigate a three car crash in Tauranga. Emergency services were called to the scene on Ngatai Road, near Chapel Street,... Read More

Serious injuries in Tauranga crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Bureta tonight. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there has been a crash at the... Read More

Protest to save Bayfair underpass

Bayfair residents are planning a protest ahead of the demolition of the Matapihi to Bayfair underpass. The underpass, which runs under State Highway... Read More

Vehicle spiked during Tauranga police pursuit

  One person is in police custody following a pursuit through Tauranga.   The chase started around 2am when a driver failed to stop for... Read More

One seriously injured in SH2 crash

  One person is in Tauranga Hospital with serious injuries following a crash on State Highway 2.   Emergency services were called to the... Read More

Welcome Bay Road reopens following crash

UPDATE 9.38AM: The road has reopened following a crash in Welcome Bay this morning. A SunLive reporter at the scene says traffic was backed up past... Read More

Drivers crashing in the wet around Tauranga

  Drivers are not driving to the conditions and are crashing on Tauranga roads, says police. In the last two weeks, every time it has rained at... Read More

Work on Tauranga transport hub halted

Construction work on the Harington Street Transport Hub site has been paused until detailed design issues have been dealt with. Tauranga City Council... Read More