Road closures for Weet-Bix TRYathlon

The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is back for 2019, with the Mount Maunganui one taking place this weekend. The TRYathlon will begin with the swim leg in... Read More

National weather update

A series of fronts are forecast to move across New Zealand from the west through to overnight Wednesday, bringing periods of heavy rain and northwest... Read More

Three car crash on SH2 near Whakamarama

Three vehicles have been involved in a collision near Whakamarama on Sunday morning. Police were advised of the three-car crash on SH2, Whakamarama... Read More

“Too bloody busy to grow old”

He was born on Black Tuesday. “October 21, 1929. People started jumping out of windows that day.” Not because the world was aghast at... Read More

What‘s on - Historic Village market, guns and runs

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Morena koutou. He ra tino ataahua. Expect fine spells today with drizzle from this evening, with northerlies. It’s... Read More

Fatal crash, Karapiro

One person has died following a crash on Tirau Road, Karapiro this morning. Emergency services were alerted to the single-vehicle crash at around 3.30am. The... Read More

Two car crash in Greerton

Two vehicles collided in Greerton on Saturday afternoon. Police received a report of the vehicle collision on Fraser St, Greerton, around 4.50pm.  Both... Read More

Two vehicle collision near Poike

Two vehicles have collided near Poike on Saturday morning. Police responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at 10.37am, on SH9 near Poike Rd and... Read More

Fine in the Bay, heavy rain further south

While the weather forecast is for a mainly fine day for the Bay of Plenty, the MetService has issued a severe weather watch for other parts of the country.... Read More

Bus stop damaged after crash

A van has crashed into a bus stop in Judea on Saturday morning. Police received a report of a van that crashed into a bus stop on Waihi Rd at 7.22am. The... Read More

What‘s on - fireworks, Slavic Festival, art

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. Expect a fine day with some morning cloud and nortwesterlies developing this morning. It’s a one-layer-clothing... Read More

SafeSquares help Kiwi kids stay safe this summer

After the success of Parent to Parent’s inaugural first SafeSquares initiative this March, Parent to Parent and Bunnings are partnering again to... Read More

Heavy congestion following Kaimai crash

Motorists travelling along the Kaimai Range this evening can expect delays. The NZTA is advising that due to a crash near the intersection of State... Read More

Overnight road closures for SH25

State Highway 25, between Tairua and Whenuakite, will be closed overnight on November 13, 14 and November 18 and 19 for road resurfacing. The road will... Read More

BOP supercross champion thrills crowd

The weather didn't play its part, but the riders certainly did at the opening round of the New Zealand Supercross Championships in the South Island... Read More