Slick road warning as rain falls in the region

People are being urged to take care if they need to travel for essential services or supplies, ahead of a wet forecast for Waikato and Bay of Plenty... Read More

Licenses, WoFs and regos extended under lockdown

All driver licences, WoFs, CoFs, and some vehicle certifications, that expired on or after January 1 will be valid for up to six months from April 10. Transport... Read More

Tauranga mechanic issues car battery warning

  A Tauranga mechanic is issuing a warning for car owners stuck at home during the lockdown.   Since the lockdown began, many private vehicles... Read More

Vehicle rego phishing scam doing the email rounds

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising people to delete widely distributed 'phishing scam' emails which direct recipients to a counterfeit... Read More

The weather ahead

The MetService advise that southwesterlies over the country should be easing during Tuesday as a ridge of high pressure moves onto New Zealand from the... Read More

Traffic delay in Kaimai Range on SH29

NZTA advise that a breakdown on State Highway 29 between Tauranga and Te Poi is causing delays this afternoon. A lane is blocked in the Kamai Range... Read More

Speeding driver arrested in Welcome Bay

A vehicle has been successfully stopped by Police in Welcome Bay this morning after the driver sped through Te Puna and Bethlehem.  He has now been... Read More

Police look for driver following crash at 15th Ave

A vehicle has crashed this morning on the corner of 15th Ave and Cameron Rd and the driver has fled the scene. Police attempted to stop a vehicle due... Read More

What‘s on - Rhodesian museum, blueberries and art

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. Morena koutou! Me koa te ra. Today we are expecting a mainly fine day with southeasterlies, gradually tending northerly,... Read More

Connolly wraps up title with two races to spare

  The only pressure on Bay of Plenty's Brodie Connolly at the weekend was that which he applied to himself.   The LMC Husqvarna Racing... Read More

Beach Hop postponed due to COVID-19

Beach Hop has been postponed this year due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. In a post on Facebook, organisers says they have decided to postponed... Read More

Second person has died following SH33 crash

Police report that a second person has died following the serious crash on SH33, near Paengaroa, on Wednesday March 11. One person died at the scene... Read More

Car overturned near Oropi

A vehicle has overturned on SH29A near Oropi this afternoon. A caller in to SunLive reports that a vehicle is on its roof by the Oropi roundabout. "There... Read More

Firing up Ford mania

The opportunity to get up close and personal with all things Ford drew around 2000 people to the Tauranga Ford Muscle Car Club’s annual show day... Read More

What‘s on - death cafe, water fight, water cricket

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. Morena koutou! Me koa te ra. Today we are expecting a mainly fine day with southeasterlies, gradually tending northerly,... Read More