Two crashes in Tauranga and Whakamarama

Two traffic collisions occurred this afternoon resulting in no injuries.   One crash was in Tauranga, and the other in Whakamarama.   Police... Read More

One dead following crash on Te Matai Road

6pm update: One person has died following a car and motorcycle crash near Te Puke. Police have confirmed that a person has died following the crash... Read More

Three-vehicle crash in Truman Lane near Baypark

There has been a three-vehicle crash near Baypark. Police have been called to a vehicle collision on Truman Lane in Mount Maunganui. Initial reports... Read More

Car and trailer crashed into a bank near Galatea

A car and trailer have crashed near Galatea. Police are responding to a car and trailer that has crashed into a bank on Galatea Rd. "There don't... Read More

‘Unsafe crossing’ causes concern

A Papamoa man is warning people about a pedestrian crossing he believes is dangerous in the Papamoa Town Centre. Peter Gallagher is concerned about... Read More

Helicopter called to crash in Whakamarama

UPDATED: A helicopter has been called to a crash on Esdaile Road in Whakamarama tonight. A ute is reported to have crashed into a bank, says a police... Read More

People injured in Totara Street crash

One person has suffered moderate to serious injuries in a crash in Mount Maunganui tonight. Emergency services are responding to a two vehicle crash on... Read More

Fine for phone use while driving increases to $150

  The infringement fee for using a mobile phone whilst driving will increase from $80 to $150 on April 30.   Transport Minister Michael... Read More

Three car crash near Te Puke

Reports are coming in of a three car crash near Te Puke. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there is a crash on Te Puke Highway, also known... Read More

Minor injuries in Maungatapu crash

Investigations are underway into the cause of a single vehicle accident near Maungatapu. A SunLive reader emailed to says a vehicle had flipped on the... Read More

Money scarce for key roading projects

A half-a-billion-dollar pothole in road funding has been patched over but key projects remain in jeopardy. Money is especially scarce for State Highway... Read More

Multiple Tauranga speed limit changes

Tauranga City Council’s commissioners have voted to change the speed limit on a number of roads throughout the city. However, any change to the... Read More

Changes to Bayfair Shopping Centre access

UPDATE 12.53PM:  The partial closure of the Bayfair roundabout, which had been scheduled to take place last night, is now scheduled to take place... Read More

Tauranga Intermediate pupil injured in crash

The pedestrian hit on Fraser Street this afternoon is a student from Tauranga Intermediate. The principal Cameron Mitchell posted on the school’s... Read More

Two two-vehicle crashes, in Papamoa and Pyes Pa

There have been two vehicle collisions, one in Pyes Pa and one in Papamoa. There are no reported injuries or traffic blockages at either incident. Police... Read More