Car hit tree in Te Puna, Police look for driver

Emergency services are responding to an incident of a car hitting a tree in Te Puna this evening. The single-vehicle crash on State Highway 2 was reported... Read More

Two-vehicle crash near Kawerau, moderate injuries

Update 7.10pm: NZTA report that due to a serious crash, the State Highway 34 near Kawerau is now closed between Onepu Spring Rd and Tarawera Rd.  Motorists... Read More

Elin Tawharu wins NZ surf competition

Mount Maunganui's Elin Tawharu claimed a maiden New Zealand Surf Series victory in the season-ending Backdoor Pro event at Fitzroy Beach, New Plymouth... Read More

Severe thunderstorm warning in force

The MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning on Sunday afternoon for the areas of South Waikato, Taupo, Otorohanga and Rotorua. A Severe... Read More

Weekend road toll stands at seven

A motorcyclist has died, bringing the weekend's road toll to seven. Emergency services were called to the crash involving a single motorbike on... Read More

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke win world champs

New Zealand yachting stars Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won a fifth world 49er title on a dramatic final day of the championships in Auckland on Sunday. The... Read More

Fatal motorcycle crash, Reporoa

One person has died in a motorbike crash in Reporoa this afternoon. Emergency services are at the scene of a single motorbike crash on Broadlands Road,... Read More

Thunder and lightning - very frightening

New Zealand weather forecasters have been very busy over the first week of summer. “The weather pattern over Aotearoa has been more spring-like... Read More

Mount Maunganui wins seventh title

Carrus Mount Maunganui won their seventh Bay of Plenty Cup title since the competition was established in the 2007/08 season, when they defeated Eve's... Read More

Three Kiwi crews in top ten at 49er yacht finals

Three Kiwi crews are in the top ten as the final race of the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Auckland gets underway this morning. Peter... Read More

Fatal crash near Whakatane

One person has died following a serious crash near Ohope this morning. The crash happened on Wainui Road, Wainui near Ohope. Police were alerted to... Read More

Kiwi 49ers chasing medals on final day of champs

It's taken all week for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke to get there but they find themselves exactly where they want to be heading into the final day... Read More

Bay of Plenty Lotto player wins $33,574

A Bay of Plenty Lotto player has won $33,573 with Lotto Second Division in last night’s live Lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold via My Lotto. Powerball... Read More

Two early morning crashes, no injuries.

Two vehicle collisions occurred early this morning in Western Bay of Plenty. One crash happened in Pyes Pa, and the other in Welcome Bay. Police received... Read More

What‘s on - art, greyhounds and Chelsea Winter

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Atua. Kia hari tatou. The MetService have issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Bay... Read More