Not guilty plea in BOP fatal bus crash case

A bus driver charged after five Chinese tourists, including a child, were killed near Rotorua will have his court case moved closer to the... Read More

Council commits funding to underpass investigation

Investigations are underway into retaining a pedestrian and cycle underpass at Bayfair. Tauranga City Council is working with Waka Kotahi NZ Transport... Read More

Full closure of Wairoa River Bridge postponed

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises the planned closure of Wairoa River Bridge on State Highway 2 this Friday, February 14, has been postponed to... Read More

Serious crash on Matata Straights

Updated 5:40pm: State Highway 2 remains closed between Pikowai and Matata following a two-car crash. The road is likely to remain closed at... Read More

Road layout changes on Maunganui Rd from tomorrow

Significant changes to the road layout on State Highway 2/Maunganui Road, near the Bayfair roundabout, will take place from tomorrow. Temporary traffic... Read More

Planned closures for SH2/Wairoa Bridge

Seven night-time closures are planned for the Wairoa Bridge, near Bethlehem. The closures are required to allow Western Bay of Plenty District Council... Read More

Vehicle dumped after Papamoa pursuit

    Tauranga Police are working to locate the occupants of a vehicle following a police pursuit. A police spokesperson says a vehicle was... Read More

One person dies in single-vehicle crash

A woman has died following a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 at Ohinewai. The vehicle collided with a barrier and came to rest on a rail line... Read More

Police investigating car on fire in Pyes Pa

Police are making enquiries following the discovery of a car on fire in Pyes Pa early this morning. Police received a report of the car on fire about... Read More

One person has now died following TEL crash

One person has now died following a serious crash on the Tauranga Eastern Link Toll Road on Wednesday. Police have advised that a person has died in... Read More

Vehicle with trailer crash on Kaimai range

A vehicle with trailer have crashed on the lower Kaimai range this afternoon. Police received a report at 2.45pm that a single vehicle with a trailer... Read More

Taneatua safety improvements to start

Work to improve safety along the stretch of State Highway 2 through Taneatua is scheduled to start this week. NZTA says contractors will be on site... Read More

Te Puke crash victim named

Police have named the man who died in a crash in Te Puke yesterday. Peter Andrew Te Rangi, 56, of Te Puke died following the single vehicle crash at... Read More

Concerns slip lane a waste of money

‘I consider it a waste of money.’ That’s Vicki Coes’ reaction to the Welcome Bay slip lane and the recent redesign work done... Read More

SH29 lower Kaimais crash cleared

Updated: 7:55am The crash on State Highway 29 Lower Kaimais has now been cleared but motorists are still advised to expect delays. Police were alerted... Read More