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

Severe thunderstorm warning in force

The MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning on Sunday afternoon for the areas of South Waikato, Taupo, Otorohanga and Rotorua. A Severe... 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

What‘s on - art, greyhounds and Chelsea Winter

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Atua. Kia hari tatou. The MetService have issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Bay... 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

What‘s on - Santa parade, Messiah, Kiwi Christmas

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. Kotahi tekau ma waru nga po i mua o te Kirihimete. Expect cloudy periods today with a possible evening shower or thunderstorm,... 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

Traffic delays expected while slip is repaired

Work to repair a major slip on State Highway 25 between Whitianga and Kuaotunu has started, which means there will be traffic delays from Wednesday,... Read More

Crash and weather causing traffic delays

A crash along State Highway 2 as well as the weather are causing traffic delays around Tauranga this afternoon. Emergency services have been called... Read More