15th Ave works to pause over Christmas break

  Construction on along 15th Ave will take a temporary pause during the Christmas Break.   The work will be paused from December 20, to... Read More

Car crashes into bank in Tauranga

A car has crashed into a bank on Cameron Road. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says police, St John Paramedics and firefighters are at the... Read More

Truck blocking Te Maunga roundabout

UPDATED 9.12AM: NZTA is reporting the truck originally blocking the Te Maunga roundabout is now clear. "Expect delays in the area to ease shortly." EARLIER: Large... Read More

Traffic delays on State Highway 2

"Massive" traffic delays are being reported on State Highway 2, between Te Puna and Bethlehem, this morning. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE... Read More

Gorge to close for slip repair works

State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed between 8pm and 5am on Wednesday and Thursday, for slip repair works east of Karangahake... Read More

Car hits tree in Te Puna

Emergency services are responding to an incident of a car hitting a tree in Te Puna this evening. The single-vehicle crash on State Highway 2 was reported... Read More

Two-vehicle crash near Kawerau, moderate injuries

Update 7.10pm: NZTA report that due to a serious crash, the State Highway 34 near Kawerau is now closed between Onepu Spring Rd and Tarawera Rd.  Motorists... Read More

Weekend road toll stands at seven

A motorcyclist has died, bringing the weekend's road toll to seven. Emergency services were called to the crash involving a single motorbike on... Read More

Fatal motorcycle crash, Reporoa

One person has died in a motorbike crash in Reporoa this afternoon. Emergency services are at the scene of a single motorbike crash on Broadlands Road,... Read More

Fatal crash near Whakatane

One person has died following a serious crash near Ohope this morning. The crash happened on Wainui Road, Wainui near Ohope. Police were alerted to... Read More

Two early morning crashes, no injuries.

Two vehicle collisions occurred early this morning in Western Bay of Plenty. One crash happened in Pyes Pa, and the other in Welcome Bay. Police received... Read More

Car v train - pair killed in smash at crossing

Barrier arms being installed at a notorious railway crossing will arrive too late for two people who were killed when the car they were in was ploughed... Read More

Two crashes in Te Puna

Reports are coming in from SunLive readers of a two-vehicle collision on SH2 just north of the Wairoa River bridge in Te Puna. Callers to SunLive report... Read More

Funding confirmed for Omokoroa Road upgrade

The Omokoroa Road upgrade from Western Avenue to Tralee Street will go ahead following the NZ Transport Agency’s agreement to co-fund the $8 million... Read More

SH2 cheated of two more deaths

“Please, please, please…” A plaintive appeal for commonsense on the roads this Christmas. An appeal to stay alive. And it comes... Read More