One person critical following Waihi crash

One person has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 2 south of Waihi. A police media spokesperson says the crash has happened near Old Tauranga Road. "The road remains closed and is...... Read More

One seriously injured in SH2 crash near Waihi

One person is understood to have serious injuries following a serious crash involving a truck and a car on on State Highway 2, south of Waihi. Emergency services are in attendance of a serious crash, says police in a statement. "A car and a truck...... Read More

Enquiries continue after crash takes out poles

Enquiries are still ongoing after a driver fled the scene after crashing into a power pole on Wednesday night. Power went out to 27 properties in the area, after 11 concrete power poles snapped. “It also put the train signals into safety mode,...... Read More

Three vehicles involved in SH2 crash

One elderly person has been transported to hospital after a crash on State Highway Two near Whakamarama. Emergency services were called to the scene near Apata Station Road at 1.10pm. A police spokesperson says it appears a ute went off the road. “After...... Read More

One car crashed near Bayfair

UPDATE 3.51pm: A tow truck has been called to remove a car after a crash near Bayfair. A police spokesperson says they recieved a report of a car crashed at the roundabout at State Highway 2 and Girven Road at 3pm. "There appears to have one...... Read More

Reports of three car crash near Whakamarama

Reports are coming in about a three car crash on State Highway 2 near Whakamarama. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hot line says traffic is delayed. "This has happened on the Apata Bend. "Traffic is slow-moving and is being diverted on...... Read More

Car and truck collide on SH2

A car and a truck have collided on State Highway Two this morning. Emergency services were called to the crash near Omokoroa Road and Youngson Road around 9am. A police spokesperson says the vehicles were partially blocking the road. “No...... Read More

Driver absconds from power pole crash

Truman Lane is closed this morning after a crash which caused multiple power poles to come down on the road. Emergency services were called to the crash just after 10pm on Wednesday. A police spokesperson says a car crashed into a power pole and when...... Read More

Motorcyclist dies in Rotorua

A motorcyclist has died following a serious crash on Devon St West in Rotorua. Police were called to the crash at 1.51am, says a police spokesperson. "The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved and the driver died at the scene after colliding...... Read More

Crash takes out power lines near Baypark

Power is still out to some homes following a crash near Baypark. Emergency services were called to the crash on Truman Lane around 10.30pm. A SunLive reader emailed in to say a car had crashed into power pole and flipped. The road was closed...... Read More

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What is the issue with SH2?

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