Child seriously injured in quad bike crash

A child has received serious injuries following an accident with a quad bike on a rural property in Matahi this afternoon. Police received a report... Read More

Vehicle gone into stream near Tauriko

A car has been found lying in the Kopurererua Stream this morning. The vehicle appears to have gone off State Highway 29 between Barkes Corner... Read More

Power cuts due to two vehicles striking poles

Police were advised of two separate vehicle collisions overnight in which vehicles struck power poles. PowerCo also report two power cuts this morning,... Read More

Child dies after hit by car in Bellevue driveway

A child is dead after being hit by a car in a driveway in Bellevue, Tauranga this afternoon. A police spokeswoman said they were called to Carlton St... Read More

Rain and wind watch issued for Sunday night

A Heavy Rain Watch has been issued by the MetService for the Bay Of Plenty, Rotorua, and Gisborne area north of Ruatoria for Sunday night “Northeast... Read More

$570m pledged for Waikato Expressway extension

      National has pledged to build a $570 million extension to the Waikato Expressway if they form the next government.   Opposition... Read More

Crash near Te Puna

10.30am Update:  Police report that a car went into a ditch in Te Puna this morning. Around 8.20am, a car went into a ditch off Station Rd, between... Read More

Bill to improve fuel market passes first reading

A new bill is being introduced in parliament in a bit to get New Zealanders a fairer deal at the petrol pump. Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods... Read More

SH2 reopened following serious crash

4.10pm Update: State Highway Two near the intersection of Thompsons Track, Aongatete, has now reopened following a crash this morning. Police would... Read More

Crashes in Otumoetai and Welcome Bay

A vehicle has collided with a tree in Otumoetai this morning.  Police were advised of a single vehicle collision between a car and a tree... Read More

Power cut in Bowentown due to vehicle hitting pole

Police report that a car hit a powerpole early this morning in Bowentown. The crash occurred at the intersection of Seaforth Rd and Tuna Ave around... Read More

Crashed car on Pyes Pa Rd blocking northbound lane

Police report that a car has collided with a road barrier on Pyes Pa Rd this afternoon. The crash occurred around 3.45pm. "There are no reports... Read More

Thunderstorm slams through Tauranga

The weather blast that ploughed its way across Papamoa just before noon today causing mayhem and property damage, also threw itself at other suburbs.... Read More

Watch out for thunderstorms this morning

The MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch this morning. “This watch affects people in the Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato, Bay of Plenty,... Read More

National weather update

WeatherWatch advised that a low pressure system will bring unsettled conditions to most of New Zealand today. “Parts of the West Coast and central... Read More