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

Group ride to raise funds for cancer fighter

The response to an online auction offering a ride on a 2021 Harley Road Glide has galvanised the organiser to go further to help a Bay of Plenty cancer... Read More

Overnight SH2 repair work at Te Puna on Monday

Overnight surfacing repair works will be taking place on State Highway 2 at Te Puna on Monday. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that SH2 will... Read More

Petrol prices hit 18-month high

The cost of filling the car is climbing steadily towards pre-Covid levels, with 91 octane hitting its highest price in 18 months. The latest weekly... Read More

Multiple vehicle crash at Mount Maunganui

There has been a multiple vehicle crash at Mount Maunganui. Police were notified of the multiple vehicle crash on Spur Ave at 11.38am. "There... Read More

SH29A now open following crash near Oropi

1pm update: State Highway 29A between Oropi and Poike Roads has now reopened following a three-car collision on SH29A east of Oropi Rd roundabout.... Read More

Two crashes, one in Te Puke, one in Tauranga

There have been two vehicle collisions, one in Te Puke and one in Tauranga. Police report that a single-vehicle collision occurred on... Read More

Single vehicle collision in Papamoa

There has been a single-vehicle crash in Papamoa. Police were notified of the single-vehicle collision on Bahamas Key at 4.11pm. It is unknown if there... Read More

Tree down on Wairoa Rd as wild weather passes

A tree that has come down on Wairoa Rd is reported to be over power lines. A SunLive reader reports that a large tree has toppled over on Wairoa Rd,... Read More

Vehicle crash on lower Kaimai Range, SH29

There has been a vehicle crash on State Highway 2 in the Lower Kaimai Range. A SunLive reader reports that a fire truck has arrived at the... Read More

Wild weather lashing NZ

MetService have issued a rare Red Warning for Buller as heavy rain continues to lash parts of the South Island. The wild weather... Read More

Giving learners the green light

More learner drivers in the Western Bay of Plenty will get a helping hand thanks to the donation of a new car to the Blue Light driver programme. The... Read More

Heavy rain expected this afternoon

WeatherWatch advise that a vigorous front is moving over the North Island today bringing heavy rain to some western regions and very strong northerly winds.... Read More

Traffic building up on SH29 in lower Kaimai Range

Traffic is reported to be building up on State Highway 29 in the lower Kaimai Range. A SunLive reader driving from Tauranga to Waikato reports that... Read More

SH2 Pekatahi Bridge daytime closure for three days

Those travelling on State Highway 2 between Awakeri and Taneatua from Monday to Wednesday this coming week are reminded to plan ahead and allow extra... Read More