Fatal bus crash driver pleads guilty

The driver of a bus which crashed in the Bay of Plenty, killing five people including a child, has plead guilty to a total of 13 charges. Junwwei Zhang,... Read More

Early morning pursuit ends in arrest

  The driver of an alleged stolen vehicle is due to appear in court today following a pursuit in Tauranga earlier this morning.   A police... Read More

SH1 Desert Road reopens after heavy snow

State Highway 1/Desert Road has reopened between Rangipo and Waiouru, following last night’s closure due to heavy snow. This follows the reopening... Read More

Driver nearly hits firefighters at fatal crash

  Police are reminding motorists to drive responsibly around crash scenes.   This prompt comes following a fatal crash near Te Aroha last... Read More

Transport report a critical step to support growth

Western Bay of Plenty leaders are welcoming the release of the Urban Form and Transport Initiative Final Report. The report outlines an optimal land... Read More

Central North Island state highway closures

UPDATE: State Highways 46, 47 and 49 are now open. State Highway 1 remains closed between Rangipo and Waiouru, due to heavy snowfall in the region. "There... Read More

Cow put down after Pyes Pa crash

A cow had to be euthanased following a crash in Pyes Pa. Emergency services were called to the crash on Pyes Pa Road at 7.45pm following reports of... Read More

Driver cut from vehicle in SH29 crash

UPDATE: The driver of a truck involved in a serious crash on State Highway 29 is in hospital with serious injuries. Police were called to the scene... Read More

One dead following Waikato crash

One person has died following a serious single-vehicle crash late last night in Otway, between Tirohia and Te Aroha. Police were called about 11.45pm... Read More

Desert Road snow forecast prompts NZTA warning

Motorists travelling through Tongariro National Park are being warned to plan ahead and expect winter driving conditions. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport's... Read More

Vehicle smashes into house in Katikati crash

The owner of a house damaged when a car smashed into it in Katikati says he has been told that speed may have been a factor in the crash. Emergency... Read More

SH2 in Waimana Gorge closed to all traffic

UPDATED 12.50PM: State Highway 2 through the Waimana Gorge is now closed to all traffic. "Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and delay... Read More

Vehicle crashes through fence in Katikati

One person has sustained moderate injuries following a crash in Katikati. Emergency services were called to the single vehicle crash on Middlebrook... Read More

Two car crash on SH2, near Aongatete

A two car crash is being reported on State Highway 2, near Aongatete. A SunLive reader has messaged us on Facebook to say there is a two car crash by... Read More

SH25 closed due to large slip

State Highway 25 in the Coromandel area is closed this morning. The NZTA is reporting the highway is closed between Kirikiri Road and Puketui Road following... Read More