NZTA say motorists need to plan ahead

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) are urging motorists travelling across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region for Easter to drive to the conditions... Read More

Power outage after vehicle crashes into power pole

A vehicle has crashed into a power pole in Welcome Bay. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says it happened near the Kairua Road and Welcome... Read More

One injured in McLaren Falls crash

One person has been injured in a two car crash near McLaren Falls. Police were called to the crash on McLaren Falls Road at 8.40am. A police spokesperson... Read More

Highway down to one lane after logging truck crash

UPDATED: 12.56PM: Emergency services are responding to a truck trailer that has been tipped over on the Opotiki side of the Maraenui Hill. A police... Read More

Guilty pleas in triple-fatal crash

The man accused of the death of three road workers near Matata on February 26 has pleaded guilty. David Michael Cox entered his plea to the charges... Read More

Driver dies following SH35 crash

One person has died following a crash on State Highway 35, near Opotiki. A ute was involved in the single-vehicle crash about 1.50pm on Tuesday. In... Read More

Serious crash on SH35

A serious crash is being reported on State Highway 35, near Omaio, this afternoon. "A serious crash has been reported in this area," says... Read More

Counting the social cost of crashes

A report outlining the social cost of road crashes highlights the enormous impact death and serious injury have on New Zealand and New Zealanders, says... Read More

Minor crash at Barkes Corner

A minor crash has occurred on Barkes Corner this morning. A police spokesperson says it was a minor nose to tail at the roundabout. “A vehicle... Read More

Plea for people to follow road safety basics

People are being urged to follow the basics of road safety when travelling around the country. In the Bay of Plenty, 15 people have been killed since... Read More

Eight injured in crash near Paeroa

A woman is in a serious condition after a crash between a van and a car in Waikato. Eight people were injured in the crash in Netherton at the intersection... Read More

Car overturned north of Katikati

NZ Police have reported a vehicle has overturned on Katikati North Rd. The accident occurred about 2.10pm on Saturday afternoon about 500m north of... Read More

One injured in two-vehicle crash near Whakatane

Update 1.55pm Police can confirm one person has been injured in a two-vehicle collision on State Highway 2, Whakatane. The crash, involving a car... Read More

Child flown to Starship after train crash

A child has been flown to Starship Hospital in a critical condition, after a train and car collided near Pukehina this morning. Emergency services... Read More

Road closures due to half marathon

Starting from 6am on Sunday April 14, roads in the Tauranga area will be closed due to the Pay What You Want Tauranga Half Marathon. In a statement... Read More