Edge marker warning for BOP drivers

  Bay of Plenty motorists to play their part in keeping the region’s state highways safe by avoiding driving over edge marker posts installed... Read More

SH2 open following crash

UPDATE: State Highway 2 is open after a crash between Clarke Road and Te Puna Station Road this morning.  The southbound lane was blocked, and... Read More

Wet roads contributed to Waihi Beach crash

UPDATED: The driver of the car that crashed into a barrier in Waihi Beach this morning says wet roads contributed his crash. He says he was going around... Read More

One person dead after Desert Road crash

A man has died in hospital following a motorcycle crash on the Desert Road.  The crash occurred about 10:40am on Saturday morning on the Desert... Read More

Police chase stolen vehicle through BOP

Two people are in police custody following a police chase involving a stolen vehicle in the Bay of Plenty. Police received reports of a stolen vehicle... Read More

SH2 reopens after serious crash

UPDATED 2.35pm: State Highway 2 is reportely reopened after a serious two vehicle crash  in Te Puna. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline... Read More

SH29 open following serious crash

UPDATE: Police have confirmed that State Highway 29 is now open following an earlier crash.  The highway was closed just after midday following... Read More

Car left teetering after BOP crash

The cause of a crash near railway tracks in the Bay of Plenty is being investigated. Emergency services were called to a two vehicle crash near State... Read More

WBOP road open after fatal crash

No.3 Road near Te Puke is open this morning following a fatal crash. One person died when two vehicles crashed on the Western Bay of Plenty road at... Read More

One dead following Te Puke crash

Police can now confirm that one person has died following a serious crash on No. 3 Road in Te Puke. The two-vehicle crash was reported around 3.45pm. The... Read More

New bus stop for Katikati area

  A new bus stop is being introduced to the Katikati Express bus route.   Starting on Monday, November 9, the Katikati Express bus (route... Read More

Labour Weekend road toll increases to seven

UPDATE 10.51AM: The death of woman following a mountain biking accident has increased Labour Weekend's official road toll to seven. Police confirmed... Read More

Two-vehicle crash on SH2 near Pikowai

Police are responding to a two-car crash on State Highway 2 near Pikowai. The crash which occurred at the intersection of SH2 and Pikowai Rd was reported... Read More

Plan ahead to get home safely this Labour weekend

As people prepare to head home from the long weekend tomorrow, Police are continuing to urge motorists to behave safely on the roads.   “Too... Read More

Labour weekend road toll more than last year

Four people have died in separate crashes so far this Labour weekend. One person died on the roads last Labour weekend. The latest fatality was a pedestrian... Read More