Tauranga traffic gridlocked after asbestos spill

  Traffic is at a standstill on Fraser Street and Cameron Road in Tauranga after reports of asbestos on Oropi Road. State Highway 29A is also... Read More

Waka Kotahi NZTA launches new car safety labels

New safety rating labels launched this week aim to help car buyers make potentially life-saving choices when purchasing their next vehicle. The new... Read More

Pukehina Beach Road crash victim named

Police are now in a position to name the man who died following a crash near Pukehina. Forty-year-old Lawrence Bennett died after a single-vehicle crash... Read More

Overnight surfacing repair works on SH2

State Highway 2 will be closed to westbound traffic between the Te Puna roundabout and for surfacing repair works tonight. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport... Read More

Armed offenders reported in Birch Ave

SunLive readers are reporting that Birch Ave has been blocked off this morning. The Armed Offenders Squad is searching the headquarters of the Filthy... Read More

Crash takes out power in Otumoetai

More than 1000 properties are without power tonight following a crash in Otumoetai area. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a car hit a... Read More

Fatal crash in Pukehina

One person is dead following a crash in the Western Bay of Plenty. Police have confirmed a person has died following the single-vehicle crash on Pukehina... Read More

Serious injuries in Pukehina crash

One person is reported to have suffered serious injuries following a crash in Pukehina. Emergency services are responding to a single-vehicle crash... Read More

Tauranga CBD road closures

A number of road closures are affecting traffic flow in and around Tauranga’s CBD. Cameron Road, from Harington Street to Elizabeth Street, is... Read More

Serious injuries after pedestrian hit by car

One person is in a serious condition following reports of a pedestrian being hit by a car in Whakatāne. Emergency services confirm they were alerted... Read More

Multiple vehicle crash on SH29A

UPDATE 9:15AM: State Highway 29A between Oropi Road and Pyes Pa Road roundabout is now clear following a multiple vehicle crash this morning. Waka Kotahi... Read More

Motorcyclist critical after Papamoa crash

UPDATE 6.55PM: Police have confirmed a motorcyclist has been left in a critical condition following a serious crash in Pāpāmoa today.  The... Read More

NZTA to work with industry over rule enforcement

The New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi says it's looking at ways to lessen the immediate impact of enforcing a rule that has forced some motorhomes... Read More

Mass traffic delays amid Cameron Road works

A number of people are reporting major traffic delays around the Tauranga CBD. Major road works are now underway on Cameron Road, affecting the stretch... Read More

Numerous crashes as heavy rain lashes BOP

Motorists are being asked to avoid unnecessary travel as heavy rain lashes the region. Police have been called to a number of crashes this morning,... Read More