Car hit tree in Te Puna, Police look for driver

Emergency services are responding to an incident of a car hitting a tree in Te Puna this evening. The single-vehicle crash on State Highway 2 was reported... Read More

Two-vehicle crash near Kawerau, moderate injuries

Update 7.10pm: NZTA report that due to a serious crash, the State Highway 34 near Kawerau is now closed between Onepu Spring Rd and Tarawera Rd.  Motorists... Read More

Weekend road toll stands at seven

A motorcyclist has died, bringing the weekend's road toll to seven. Emergency services were called to the crash involving a single motorbike on... Read More

Fatal motorcycle crash, Reporoa

One person has died in a motorbike crash in Reporoa this afternoon. Emergency services are at the scene of a single motorbike crash on Broadlands Road,... Read More

Fatal crash near Whakatane

One person has died following a serious crash near Ohope this morning. The crash happened on Wainui Road, Wainui near Ohope. Police were alerted to... Read More

Two early morning crashes, no injuries.

Two vehicle collisions occurred early this morning in Western Bay of Plenty. One crash happened in Pyes Pa, and the other in Welcome Bay. Police received... Read More

Car v train - pair killed in smash at crossing

Barrier arms being installed at a notorious railway crossing will arrive too late for two people who were killed when the car they were in was ploughed... Read More

Two crashes in Te Puna

Reports are coming in from SunLive readers of a two-vehicle collision on SH2 just north of the Wairoa River bridge in Te Puna. Callers to SunLive report... Read More

Funding confirmed for Omokoroa Road upgrade

The Omokoroa Road upgrade from Western Avenue to Tralee Street will go ahead following the NZ Transport Agency’s agreement to co-fund the $8 million... Read More

SH2 cheated of two more deaths

“Please, please, please…” A plaintive appeal for commonsense on the roads this Christmas. An appeal to stay alive. And it comes... Read More

Car hits mobility scooter in Gate Pa

A car has crashed into a mobility scooter on Cameron Road in Gate Pa. A police spokesperson says, “Police received information from ambulance... Read More

Government to act on fuel market recommendations

  Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says the government will act after a report confirms consumers are paying more than what would... Read More

Closures planned for SH29a this weekend

State Highway 29A between the Baypark and Te Maunga roundabouts will be closed this weekend. The stretch of highway will be closed from 7pm tonight... Read More

Truck crash reported on SH29

UPDATE 4.14PM: Emergency services are currently responding to a crash involving two trucks on State Highway 29 at the intersection of Valley View Road.... Read More

Police: Most fatal crashes caused by rider actions

“The moment you stop learning, is the moment you should stop riding.” This is the message from crash scene investigator Peter Sowter,... Read More