Surgeon sentenced over fatal crash in Rotorua

Francisca Hawkes-Buchanan saw a man executed in front of her, witnessed one of history's darkest chapters and defied the Nazi occupation of her native... Read More

Delays following crash on SH 1 north of Taihape

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on SH1 north of Taihape. Police received a report of the crash between two vehicles around 6.35am, says... Read More

Downed tree blocking Rotorua road

Drivers are being asked to take “extra care” in the Rotorua district today. The Rotorua Lakes Council has particularly referred to rural... Read More

Rotorua marathon offers stunning experience

More than 3,500 runners and walkers are expected to participate in today's Rotorua Marathon. Offering a full marathon, off-road half marathon, 10km... Read More

Information sessions for SH30A road improvements

The NZ Transport Agency and Rotorua Lakes Council are inviting residents to learn more about work planned for State Highway 30A/Amohau Street next Wednesday,... Read More

Person critically injured in Rotorua crash

A person is in a critical condition after a pedestrian was hit by a car near Rotorua.  The incident happened at around 6.30pm on Tuesday on... Read More

Four injured in BOP crash with train

UPDATED 9.38AM: Four people have been injured following a crash between a car and train in the Bay of Plenty this morning. A train and car have collided... Read More

Rotorua road down to one lane

A road in the Rotorua area is down to one lane following a crash. The crash happened on State Highway 30, near Pohutukawa Drive. A statement issued... Read More

Cyclist dies after crash in Te Puke

A cyclist has died after a crash on Te Puke Highway yesterday, Tuesday 9 April. Emergency services were called to the crash, between a car and a cyclist,... Read More

Highway open after fatal crash

Te Puke Highway is open this morning following a fatal crash overnight. Emergency services were called to the two vehicle crash on the highway, near... Read More

Rotorua doctor enters guilty plea over road death

A Rotorua doctor has pleaded guilty to one charge of careless, or inconsiderate driving, causing the death of an 87-year-old motorcycle rider. Blaithin​... Read More

’Don’t, just don’t’ - top cop’s plea to drivers

  Police Commissioner Mike Bush is welcoming the release of a joint review into Police’s management of fleeing drivers.   “The... Read More

Work to begin on State Highway 1 through Tokoroa

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that work will begin this Sunday on State Highway 1 through Tokoroa. Works will start early Sunday March... Read More

Man charged in relation to BOP triple fatal crash

A 46-year-old man is facing charges in relation to the triple fatal crash on State Highway 2 in the Bay of Plenty. Three men died following a crash... Read More

One hospitalised after truck jack-knifes

One person is in hospital after a truck jack-knifed on State Highway 5, near Rotorua. Emergency services were called to the crash on the highway, near... Read More