Dates announced for reinstated bus routes

Bay of Plenty Regional Council will roll-out re-instated bus routes 41, 36 and 71 over the next six weeks in Tauranga. Following public feedback route... Read More

Speed cameras: Police seek to offload costly work

Police want to hand the nation's speed camera network over to the New Zealand Transport Agency, because of rising costs and the belief it doesn't... Read More

One injured in Pyes Pa crash

UPDATE 1.08PM: One person is injured following a crash on Pyes Pa Road. A police spokesperson says they were called to the incident at the intersection... Read More

Fleeing driver caught near Baypark

One person has been taken into custody following a vehicle fleeing from police across Tauranga this afternoon. A police spokesperson says the vehicle... Read More

A further $8 million for freedom camping system

Following the success of last summer, a further $8 million is being made available to continue delivering a better freedom camping system and to encourage... Read More

Car hits street lamp in Hairini

A vehicle hit a street lamp post in Hairini on Saturday night. Police received a report at 11.30pm that a car had crashed into street lamp on Wickham... Read More

Memorial ride for Hiria

A memorial motorcycle convoy travelled from Maketu to Rotorua on Saturday morning. The Wahine Riders organised the ride in memory of one of their own,... Read More

Installing child restraints made easy

The New Zealand Transport Agency has released a series of videos to help ensure that life-saving child restraints are properly installed. Properly... Read More

Overnight road closures for SH2 near Whakatane

The Pekatahi Bridge near Whakatane will be closed each night for a week starting on Sunday. The bridge will be closed from 7pm to 6am from Sunday May... Read More

Major road works planned for SH2

The New Zealand Transport Agency are advising motorists of major roadworks that will start on State Highway 2 on Monday May 20. The stretch of road... Read More

Chase leads police through Tauranga

Police are speaking to witnesses after a police chase this morning, which lead police from the Maungatapu area to the Tauriko business estate. A caller... Read More

Car flips on SH2 near Matata

A car has flipped on State Highway 2, near Matata. Emergency services were called to the scene just before 5.30pm this evening. A police spokesperson... Read More

One more night for Totara St rail crossing

Totara Street is still closed for works between Hull Road and Kawaka Street from 5am on Saturday, May 11 until 6am on Monday, May 13. The road surface... Read More

Car flips onto its roof in Te Puna

A vehicle has flipped onto its roof in Te Puna on Sunday afternoon. A car travelling on Te Puna Rd has had an accident about 4.20pm on Sunday. Members... Read More

Power out in Omokoroa after car hit power pole

3.45pm Update:  Power is still out to 238 properties in Omokoroa on Sunday afternoon following a vehicle hitting a power pole. The car hit the... Read More