Holiday traffic congestion begins around Tauranga

Update 4pm: Motorists are being warned to expect delays of up to 30 minutes on State Highway 29, near Tauriko. "Due to holiday traffic, expect... Read More

Man charged after fatal police chase

A 28-year-old man has been charged following a fatal police chase early this morning in Rotokawa, near Taupo.  The passenger, a 45-year-old man,... Read More

Heavier than normal traffic expected this weekend

Plan ahead, and be patient to ensure a safe journey on Bay of Plenty and Waikato roads this weekend. That’s Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s... Read More

Traffic delays on SH2

Reports are coming in of traffic delays State Highway 2, between Bethlehem and Katikati. A SunLive reader has messaged us on Facebook to say there is... Read More

$17 million project to start in Rotorua

Construction of a $17 million project to improve a section of State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road in Rotorua will start next month. NZTA announced work will... Read More

Two killed in separate crashes

Two people have died in the Bay of Plenty Police District this morning. One person died following a fleeing driver incident at Rotokawa, near Taupō,... Read More

Detours in place on SH2 this holiday weekend

State Highway 2 at Ngatea will remain closed through the Auckland Anniversary long weekend. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the closure, between... Read More

Bay Link completion still a year away

The Baypark to Bayfair Link project is still on schedule to be completed in late 2021, says NZTA portfolio delivery manager Darryl Coalter. The NZTA... Read More

Road closures for One Love Festival this weekend

  Motorists are being advised to expect delays in Tauranga this weekend as thousands of people descend for the annual One Love Festival.   Dubbed... Read More

SH2 Aro Aro Bridge works to start next week

  Strengthening works to Aro Aro Bridge on State Highway 2 in the Waioeka Gorge will get underway from Tuesday, January 28.   The works... Read More

Night closures for SH25, north of Waihi

State Highway 25 will be closed overnight between Golden Valley Road north of Waihi and Whiritoa Beach Road on Wednesday, January 22 and Thursday, January... Read More

Night works starting on SH36 Tauriko

Resurfacing work is starting tonight on State Highway 36 at the roundabout between Taurikura Drive and Lakes Boulevard. NZ Transport Agency is advising... Read More

Logging truck rolled on Te Puke East Road

UPDATE: Both lanes are now open after a logging truck lost its load on Te Puke East Road earlier today.   Diversions were in place for Tauranga... Read More

Minor injuries following crash with lamppost

A person received minor injuries this afternoon when a vehicle knocked over a lamppost in Maungatapu. The vehicle reportedly collided with a fence and... Read More

Police ramming accused remanded in custody

A Hamilton man is facing a number driving related charges after allegedly ramming four police vehicles during a pursuit in Tauranga. Benjamin Hati is... Read More