Plea for people to stop “rubbernecking”

  Emergency services are pleading for the public to stop rubbernecking at crash sites.   They say it puts other motorists and the emergency... Read More

Appeal for info following fatal Papamoa crash

Bay of Plenty Police are seeking witnesses following a fatal crash last night on the Tauranga Eastern Link. Police were notified of the two-vehicle... Read More

Safety improvements to start on BOP highway

Improvements to the safety of State Highway 5, Tarukenga to Ngongotahā, and to congestion at the existing SH5/State Highway 36 roundabout will get underway... Read More

Summer programme targets learner drivers

    A summer driving programme is being launched to help people learn to drive and get their licence. The Drive Summer Series - developed... Read More

Driving offences most common conviction for cops

Sixty-three police officers, mostly constables, have been prosecuted in the past five years. Figures obtained under the Official Information Act show... Read More

AA top tips for first time campervan drivers

Are you a first-time campervan driver? The Automobile Association is sharing its top tips for a safe roadie this summer.   As Kiwis hit the road... Read More

Greg Murphy calls for action to address road toll

Motorsport legend Greg Murphy says the appalling holiday road toll shows New Zealanders need better education before getting behind the wheel. Eleven... Read More

2020/21 holiday road toll highest in three years

Five people killed on New Zealand roads during the holiday period were not wearing seatbelts or suitable restraints, police say. Eleven people were... Read More

Holiday road toll currently at 11

The holiday road toll in New Zealand is now at 11, following a fatal crash near Tauranga this morning. Emergency services were called to the car... Read More

One dead after SH29 crash

Police can confirm one person has died following the crash on SH29, Lower Kaimai Ranges. Police were alerted to the car vs truck crash between Soliders... Read More

Hazardous driving conditions today due to weather

  The MetService have issued a Severe Weather Watch and Severe Thunderstorm Watch this morning with heavy rain expected for eastern Bay of Plenty,... Read More

Waioeka Gorge reopens, Waimana Gorge still closed

4pm Update: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 remains closed through the Waimana Gorge, following heavy rainfall in the area.... Read More

Car rolls on Rotoehu Road

A car has rolled near Pukehina. Police received a report of a car that has rolled on Rotoehu Rd at around 6.45pm. There are no reported injuries and... Read More

Missing Tauranga man found alive after crash

  A Tauranga man who went missing on Christmas Day has been found alive two days after crashing down a steep bank while travelling to Gisborne.... Read More

“Cracking a window won’t help”

The AA is warning motorists that with a hot summer predicted to hit New Zealand, it's more important than ever to keep children and pets out of parked... Read More