BOP motorists to take care ahead of wild weather

The NZ Transport Agency are advising motorists in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato to stay safe ahead of strong winds and heavy rain forecast for the upper... Read More

Crash on SH36 Oropi

Update 6:18pm: Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of SH36 and Mangatoi Road, Oropi. A police spokesperson says,... Read More

One dead following Opotiki crash

One person has died following a serious crash in Opotiki. Emergency services were called to the crash on Waiotahe Beach Road, Waiotahe, at around 7.40am.... Read More

Serious crash in Opotiki

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on Waiotahe Beach Road, Waiotahe in Opotiki district. The crash, involving a car and a pedestrian,... Read More

Two car crash blocking SH33

UPDATED 7.36AM: Emergency services are responding to a report of a crash on SH33 in Okere Falls. "The two-car crash occurred in the main village... Read More

Brief Police pursuit netted thief in Welcome Bay

The driver of a stolen vehicle was captured by a Police dog unit in Welcome Bay on Friday night. The capture began with Police observing a stolen vehicle... Read More

Sunday closure for Welcome Bay Road

With the completion of the pipe laying works at the eastern end of Welcome Bay Road, the area close to Te Puke Highway roundabout is close to being reopened... Read More

15th Ave works progressing

Tauranga City Council is hoping to complete the last of the concreting for kerbing and footpaths next week. “This week we have been busy working... Read More

Road user bill hikes after road safety failures

Road users are set to foot the bill for improved safety inspections, after years of patchy oversight and dodgy warrants of fitness. The government said... Read More

Car over bank on SH29A Matapihi

Update: 5:40pm A nose to tail crash has happened in the traffic on state highway 29A. The traffic has been caused by a vehicle going through a barrier... Read More

NZTA to refocus on safety following review

  The Government is acting swiftly to strengthen NZTA’s regulatory role following a review into the Transport Agency, and Ministry of Transport’s... Read More

Lucky escape after car plunges into water

The occupants of a vehicle which ploughed into a lake in the Bay of Plenty walked away from the crash uninjured. The crashed happened on Tuesday, according... Read More

Multiple car crash on SH29a, near Maungatapu

Multiple cars are reported to have crashed on State Highway 29a, near Maungatapu. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says three cars have crashed... Read More

Timing everything in Karangahake crash

A minute can mean everything, and it was a matter of minutes that potentially saved a family from harm. Katikati man Don Wallis is thankful he wasn’t... Read More

Man killed in Atiamuri crash named

Police have released the name of the person who died in a motorcycle crash at Atiamuri on Sunday October 6. “He was 49-year-old Nigel John Avery... Read More