$11m boost for low emission transport

Low emission transport will receive a record boost totalling more than $11 million, Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods announced today. “Today I’m announcing the largest round of new funding from the Government’s Low Emission...... Read More

Concrete spill in Tauranga CBD

A concrete spill is causing delays in the Tauranga CBD as concrete has been spilt on the road. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says it is on 1st Ave heading on to Cameron Road towards Elizabeth Street. "The area is being coned off." At...... Read More

Driver injured following SH2 crash

A driver has sustained serious head injuries following a crash on State Highway 2 last night. Emergency services were called to the single car crash near Whakamarama at around 11pm. A police spokesperson says one lane was blocked due to the crash. “The...... Read More

Mt Maunganui road closures for We Run The Night

Maunganui Road from Pacific Avenue to Prince Avenue will be closed from 1pm this afternoon until 1am tomorrow morning as participants for We Run The Night take over Mount Maunganui. Prince Avenue, Adams Avenue and Maunganui Road from Grace Avenue to...... Read More

Driver walks away from crash in Bellevue

A driver seems to have walked away from a crash on Margaret Road in Tauranga. Police says the car rolled and hit a fence and a power box. They were notified by Ambulance around 11.30am. Police are now trying to locate the driver.  ... Read More

Missing person’s vehicle spotted in Tauranga

Police are asking for the public’s help finding 20-year-old Finn Yeats, who has been reported missing from his Carterton home. A police spokesperson says police and Finn’s family have concerns for his welfare. “Finn was last seen...... Read More

Teenagers charged following police pursuit

Two teenagers have appeared in Tauranga District Court today and have been charged with offences relating to a theft of a car, resulting in a police chase last night. Police attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle on Fifteenth Ave in Tauranga at around...... Read More

Crash on Takitimu Drive

Motorists are being warned of delays on State Highway 2 following a crash. A reporter at the scene says it is after SH2 and SH29 merge heading towards the city and before the Waihi Road off-ramp. "One car has been turned around and is facing...... Read More

Driver licensing no more

Driver licensing services are no longer available in Opotiki. In a Facebook post created by NZ Transport Agency Waikato BOP, it says customers in Opotiki are likely to be aware that they had to close their driver licensing and vehicle licence plate...... Read More

Te Puna car fire suspected arson

Police have been called in to investigate a fire which destroyed a car in Te Puna. Firefighters were called to the blaze on Teihana Road, just over the railway lines from Te Puna Station, just after 8.30pm. Crews spent around 43 minutes at the scene...... Read More




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