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Crash reportedly blocking SH29

A crash is reportedly blocking State Highway 29. NZTA reports that due to a crash on SH29, lanes are blocked in both directions between McLaren Falls Road... Read More

Man fatally shot by police named

Police can now name the man fatally shot by officers in Waikato last week. He was 31-year-old Christopher Taukiri, of Paeroa, says a police statement released... Read More

‘Totally reckless’ planning rules put on hold

Planning rules that allow greater housing intensification in two Western Bay of Plenty towns has been put on hold. The Western Bay of Plenty District... Read More

Waikato and BOP state highway works for February

The first of a series of closures on the State Highway 29 Kaimai Range will take place from Sunday 25 February to Thursday 29 February. Closing the road... Read More

Serious crash in Te Puke

A person is in a serious condition after a three-vehicle crash in Te Puke this afternoon. Police say a three-vehicle crash reported at 3:20pm at the intersection... Read More

Jump in enrolments for international students

International student numbers at Toi Ohomai i Te Pūkenga in Rotorua is expected to increase by 30 per cent on last year. Students were officially welcomed... Read More

Bridging the digital gap for families

Families struggling to connect with the internet are being helped by a group of agencies keen to bridge the gap. Tu Mai Digital was set up after Covid lockdowns... Read More

Back to previous structure for two major series

The New Zealand Superbike Championship and Suzuki International Series will not be run in conjunction in 2024-25. The two major stand-alone competitions did... Read More

SH2 Waihī to Tauranga traffic impacts

Motorists are being asked to drive carefully through road work sites and stick to temporary speed limits. "Unreliable travel times are frustrating for everyone,... Read More

Carve it up with canoe slalom

Riding the competition high after crashing through white water and rapids, Canoe Slalom Bay of Plenty is hosting a ‘Give it a go'day so you can try this... Read More

Asian cultures on show at Tauranga festival

Rich, breath-taking stories, art, music, performances and delicious line-up of cuisine from a range of Asian cultures will be on offer at this weekend's Tauranga... Read More

SH2 closed following serious crash - NZTA

State Highway 2, just south of Waihi, is reported to be closed, reports NZTA. The roading agency has issued an alert saying the highway is closed due to a... Read More