Multiple crashes around Tauranga

Multiple crashes has been reported all around Tauranga this afternoon. At 3.10pm, police were called to a single car crash near the intersection of Judea Road and Waihi Road. A police spokesperson says there doesn’t appear to be any injuries. At...... Read More

Vehicle rolled in Kutarere

The road is partially blocked after a vehicle rolled on Ruatuna Road this afternoon. Police came across the rolled vehicle just before 3pm. A police spokesperson says one person had minor injuries but an ambulance was not required. “A tow...... Read More

Motorcycle crash in Pukehina

A motorcyclist has crashed, hitting two cows in Pukehina. Emergency services were called to the scene on Old Coach Road at around 11.20am. A police spokesperson says the cows reportedly have minor injuries and are expected to be okay. “The...... Read More

Crash in Welcome Bay

UPDATE 11:54am: No one was injured after a vehicle hit a bank on Waitao Road in Welcome Bay. A police spokesperson says they were called to the scene at 10.40am. Earlier: UPDATE 11.20am: One vehicle has crashed on Waitao Road in Welcome Bay. A...... Read More

Greerton parking workshop

A workshop session for Greerton retailers and residents regarding the Tauranga Parking Strategy is taking place at the end of the month. The session will be held in Greerton Library Meeting Room on Tuesday, October 30, from 5.15-6.45pm. “Tauranga...... Read More

Early start to BOP and Waikato summer roadworks

The New Zealand Transport Agency is about to start the summer road maintenance season. NZTA Transport System Manager Karen Boyt says the programme starting this week will see road reconstruction, resurfacing and other maintenance work carried out...... Read More

Goat reinforces message about child restraints

A police operation targeting child restraints in vehicles has sent a message loud and clear that all kids in vehicles need to be restrained, including goats. Over the past two days Eastern Bay of Plenty Police carried out an operation which involved...... Read More

Motorists to plan travels ahead of Labour Weekend

Motorists heading away this weekend are being urged to plan ahead, expect delays and exercise patience to ensure a safe journey this Labour Weekend. Traffic on a number of roads in the Bay of Plenty area is expected to be heavy and NZ Transport Agency...... Read More

SH2 open after serious crash

UPDATED 1.25PM: State Highway 2, near Waihi, is now open. The road was closed for a couple of hours following a three car crash outside Waimata School. A police spokepserson says two of the vehicles needed to be towed from the scene. It's unclear...... Read More

Wanted man leads Police on multi-modal chase

A 37-year-old Tauranga man who led Police on a chase across Mount Maunganui has been arrested. Police were called to MacDonald Street about 10.30am with a report of a suspicious vehicle and a man leaving it in a hurry. The man was returning to the...... Read More

Opinion Poll

What is the issue with SH2?

Unsafe drivers
The road needs improving
Trucks not giving way
Not enough opportunities to pass safely