One dead following SH2 crash

One person has died following the two car crash on State Highway 2 in Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty.  Emergency Services were called to the scene at 11.20am near Munro Road. "The sole occupant of one vehicle died at the scene," says...... Read More

SH2 blocked after crash

UPDATE 11.44am: Lanes in both directions on SH2 are blocked after a two car crash near Munro Road. A police spokesperson says that at this stage it aapears one person has moderate injuries. "Traffic is being diverted down Munro Road through...... Read More

Child hit by car in Matua

A child is being treated with minor injuries after being hit by a car in Matua. Police are attending the incident which happened on Levers Road at 10.20 am. A police spokesperson says that Ambulance is also in attendance and is with the child. “The...... Read More

One critically injured in Waikato crash

One person is critically injured following a crash near Ngaruawahia. Police are in attendance of the crash which has happened on River Road in Horsham Downs, says police. "The crash happened just after 1pm. One car has hit a tree opposite the...... Read More

Person dies after being hit by truck

A person has died after being hit by a truck on State Highway 29a. A police media spokesperson says it happened at about 4.40am. "There are cordons in place at Maungatapu Bridge, and at the SH29a/Maungatapu/Welcome Bay roundabout. "Southbound...... Read More

Weather delayed work to close road again

Tauranga motorists can expect further delays on State Highway 2 between Omokoroa Road and Esdaile Road, as tree felling and maintenance work continues this weekend. The road will be closed again this Saturday, August 18 between 7am and 5pm while the...... Read More

Road closures in and around Tauranga

Motorists are being warned to expect slight delays around Tauranga and Mount Maunganui. Ongoing works around the city means contractors are having to shut down certain roads. See below to see what closures are happening where and how your travels...... Read More

Papamoa fence crashed into for a second time

A Papamoa mother has been left to clean up the mess once again after a car drove through her fence, damaging her property for the second time in a matter of months. Laura Beth O’Flaherty says the most recent incident happened only two weeks ago,...... Read More

Multiple crashes on SH29

UPDATED 8.05AM: One lane is closed following a crash on SH29A, near Maungatapu. Police were called to the crash, which is near the cross streets of Maungatapu Road on-ramp and Truman Lane, at 7.36am. A police spokesperson says this was a two car nose-to-tail...... Read More

Car crashes into bank on SH29

One person sustained moderate injuries in a crash on State Highway 29, near Poike. Emergency services were called to the crash, between Poike Road and Oropi Road roundabout, at 7.18pm. A police spokesperson says a car hit a bank. “One person...... Read More

Opinion Poll

What do you think about businesses rejecting people’s job applications if they have tattoos?

I think it’s fine. Companies should be able to do what is right for their business.
They shouldn’t be able to discriminate someone for having tattoos.
I guess it depends where the tattoo is.