What’s next for the Tauranga Northern Link?

Will we ever see the four-lane Tauranga Northern Link built between the city and Te Puna? Construction should have been under way next month, says Tauranga MP and Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges, but instead we’re getting roundabouts and...... Read More

National truck driver appreciation week

This week is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the hard-working men and women of the New Zealand road transport industry, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley. “National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is upon us and is a...... Read More

Petition starts after Wairoa Bridge protest

More than 500 people gathered at Wairoa River Reserve on Sunday to protest the lack of safety on State Highway 2. The protest was run by Fix the Bloody Road group with the main reason behind it to gather publicity and awareness that the road between...... Read More

Te Puke Highway now open

Te Puke Highway is now open after a crash which closed the road earlier this morning. Emergency services were called to the scene near Bell Road at 6.54am. A police spokesperson says two people were injured in the crash. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE...... Read More

Incident in the early morning in Bellevue

Police are continuing to make enquiries after a vehicle crashed on Windsor Road early this morning. Emergency Services were called to a front lawn of a Windsor Road property at about 5am. A police spokesperson says it is not clear if the vehicle...... Read More

Driver in critical condition after Tokoroa crash

A driver is in a critical condition following a crash on State Highway 1 in Tokoroa this morning. Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash after a car and tanker truck crashed at 9.55am. A police spokesperson says the driver of the...... Read More

Vehicle recovery on SH29, traffic delays expected

State Highway 29 between Tauranga and Te Poi will be under stop/go traffic management on Friday. The Kaimai Ranges will be under traffic management for 12pm till 3pm on Friday September 14 following a serious crash that closed the road yesterday afternoon....... Read More

Fuel tax: ’It’s certainly making a big difference’

Auckland motorists have expressed mixed emotions about forking out more than $13 million in the first month of the new Regional Fuel Tax. The 11.5c a litre tax was added to petrol prices at the start of July to fund transport projects and is expected...... Read More

Victims’ names released after fatal SH27 crash

Two people critically injured in a crash on State Highway 27 at Waharoa, Waikato last week have died in Waikato Hospital. The crash involving a truck and a car happened around 8:45pm on Friday 31 August. A police spokesperson says Zoe Currie 17, known...... Read More

Fatal crash closes SH2

UPDATE 5:15pm: State Highway 2 is closed after a serious crash. The road is closed between Apata Station Road and Esdaile/Pahoia Roads in both directions. A police spokesperson says a car and truck have collied on SH2 and one person has died as...... Read More




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