Tauranga CBD businesses rally to fund shuttles

After a summer of “suffering”, businesses in the Tauranga CBD are banding together and getting behind an initiative that could bring more... Read More

Overnight closures planned for Karangahake Gorge

State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed between 8pm and 5am on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 February for road resurfacing. Signage... Read More

Car down bank in Welcome Bay

A car has crashed down a bank in Welcome Bay this afternoon.  Police received reports of a vehicle going down a bank on James Cook Drive at 4.10pm,... Read More

Further reseal works on SH2 Plummers Point Rd

Additional resealing work will take place on State Highway 2 between Plummers Point Road and Barrett Road overnight tonight. A temporary speed limit... Read More

Serious injuries in Tauranga crash

UPDATED: One person has sustained serious injuries following a crash in Tauranga today. Police received a report of a crash at 10.30am between Cameron... Read More

Wairoa Bridge cycleway works progressing

Installation of the new cycleway bridge on the Wairoa Bridge is progressing. Big trucks and cranes have been spotted by the bridge this morning, along... Read More

Man charged with manslaughter after BOP crash

Bay of Plenty Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in the Rotorua area on Thursday, January 23. The crash, involving a car and a pedestrian,... Read More

Two crashes on SH36

Motorists travelling between Tauranga and Rotorua are being warned there maybe some delays. Two crashes are being reported on State Highway 36. The NZTA... Read More

Construction starts on $17M BOP road project

After years of controversy, the first sod has been turned on the $17 million Te Ngae Road project in the Bay of Plenty. At the Whakarewarewa Rugby club... Read More

Car consumed by flames on SH29

Fire services are at the scene of a car fire in the Lower Kaimai area. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says one car is completely engulfed... Read More

Hewletts Road Crash cleared

Updated 4:15pm: The crash that was blocking one lane of Hewletts Road has been cleared. The right hand lane of traffic heading from Mount Maunganui... Read More

Allow extra time for SH2 journeys

Motorists travelling between Katikati and Tauranga on this morning are being warned to allow additional time for their journeys. "Road maintenance... Read More

Vehicle hits parked car in Matua

A car travelling in Matua this morning has collided with a parked car. The collision happened on Hall Rd, between Levers Rd and Meadowland St in Matua. Police... Read More

Car and bus collision in Pyes Pa

A car and bus have collided in Pyes Pa this morning. Police report that they were alerted to a car and bus crash in Pyes Pa Road between Ahuriri Place... Read More

Man to appear in court following dangerous driving

A man was arrested after driving dangerously in Tauranga streets in the early hours of Sunday morning, and will be appearing in Tauranga Court on Monday. Police... Read More