Vehicle retrieved from river following fatal crash

Police have recovered the vehicle that crashed into the Wairoa River along State Highway 29.   Police were called to the single vehicle fatal... Read More

More than 20 vehicles broken into in Thames

Thames police are calling for vigilance after more than 20 vehicles were broken into this weekend. The break-ins were rampant in the township across... Read More

Serious injuries following crash in Te Puna

Motorcyclists has been injured in a crash in Te Puna this afternoon. A police spokesperson at the scene of the crash on Te Puna Road who spoke to SunLive,... Read More

Truck blocking lane at Bayfair roundabout

A truck and car have crashed at the Bayfair roundabout this afternoon. A message to the SunLive Facebook page says it looks minor. “Traffic... Read More

Ute overturned at Oropi roundabout

A vehicle has rolled at the Oropi roundabout this afternoon. A message to the SunLive Facebook page says a ute has turned over on State Highway by... Read More

SH25 closed at Hikuai Settlement Road

The New Zealand Transport Agency are advising motorists that State Highway 25 is closed at the intersection with Hikuai Settlement Road due to flooding.... Read More

BOP motorists to take care ahead of wild weather

The NZ Transport Agency are advising motorists in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato to stay safe ahead of strong winds and heavy rain forecast for the upper... Read More

Crash on SH36 Oropi

Update 6:18pm: Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of SH36 and Mangatoi Road, Oropi. A police spokesperson says,... Read More

One dead following Opotiki crash

One person has died following a serious crash in Opotiki. Emergency services were called to the crash on Waiotahe Beach Road, Waiotahe, at around 7.40am.... Read More

Rain and strong winds to affect the North Island

An intensifying low-pressure system approaching from the northwest is expected to deliver heavy rain and strong winds to large parts of the North Island... Read More

Home-grown gourmet

It was a serious passion project for local chef Kile Gilmore. He and his partner Sue Scahill had been talking about starting their own food truck for... Read More

What‘s on - spring fling market, ice skating, art

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday.   Today we are expecting a fine day, then cloudy periods and a few showers developing in the evening. There may... Read More

Foggy start to the weekend

Welcome Bay residents woke to early morning fog on Saturday as mist and early cloud covered patches across the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions. WeatherWatch... Read More

Brief Police pursuit netted thief in Welcome Bay

The driver of a stolen vehicle was captured by a Police dog unit in Welcome Bay on Friday night. The capture began with Police observing a stolen vehicle... Read More

Sunday closure for Welcome Bay Road

With the completion of the pipe laying works at the eastern end of Welcome Bay Road, the area close to Te Puke Highway roundabout is close to being reopened... Read More