Rolled truck blocking SH2

The southbound lane of State Highway 2 is blocked following a truck crash this afternoon.  Police received reports of a crash near Wilson Road... Read More

Driving complaint helps save woman’s life

  “They’re coming to save me, I’m going to be ok.” This is what went through a driver’s mind when she looked in her... Read More

SH2 crashes keep emergency services busy

  Police were called to a number of crashes in the Western Bay of Plenty on Monday, including one where a helicopter had to be brought in to transport... Read More

Highway clear following crash

UPDATE: State Highway 2, near Wright Road, is now clear. One lane of the highway in the Aongatete area was blocked following crash reports this afternoon. A... Read More

SH2 lane to close to allow power pole replacement

State Highway 2 will be closed to eastbound traffic between Te Puna and Wairoa River Bridge from 12pm. The lane will be closed until about 3pm today... Read More

Vehicle pursuit from Rotorua ends in Matata

Update 9.10pm: Police report that a vehicle failed to stop for Police at around 4:40pm on Fenton Street in Rotorua. "Police pursued... Read More

Child seriously injured in quad bike crash

A child has received serious injuries following an accident with a quad bike on a rural property in Matahi this afternoon. Police received a report... Read More

Vehicle gone into stream near Tauriko

A car has been found lying in the Kopurererua Stream this morning. The vehicle appears to have gone off State Highway 29 between Barkes Corner... Read More

Power cuts due to two vehicles striking poles

Police were advised of two separate vehicle collisions overnight in which vehicles struck power poles. PowerCo also report two power cuts this morning,... Read More

Child dies after hit by car in Bellevue driveway

A child is dead after being hit by a car in a driveway in Bellevue, Tauranga this afternoon. A police spokeswoman said they were called to Carlton St... Read More

Crash near Te Puna

10.30am Update:  Police report that a car went into a ditch in Te Puna this morning. Around 8.20am, a car went into a ditch off Station Rd, between... Read More

Fatal bus crash driver pleads guilty

The driver of a bus which crashed in the Bay of Plenty, killing five people including a child, has plead guilty to a total of 13 charges. Junwwei Zhang,... Read More

Early morning pursuit ends in arrest

  The driver of an alleged stolen vehicle is due to appear in court today following a pursuit in Tauranga earlier this morning.   A police... Read More

SH1 Desert Road reopens after heavy snow

State Highway 1/Desert Road has reopened between Rangipo and Waiouru, following last night’s closure due to heavy snow. This follows the reopening... Read More

Driver nearly hits firefighters at fatal crash

  Police are reminding motorists to drive responsibly around crash scenes.   This prompt comes following a fatal crash near Te Aroha last... Read More