Police recover body from Lake Rotoma

Police have confirmed the recovery of a body from Lake Rotoma. It comes after police received reports of a vehicle in the water at 9.45am today.  The... Read More

Vehicle rolls into ditch near Okere Falls

A vehicle has crashed on State Highway 33 near Paengaroa.   A police spokesperson says the vehicle has rolled into a ditch, just before Okere... Read More

Students urge Kiwis to take care on the roads

SADD - Students Against Dangerous Driving - is urging Kiwis to drive with care this weekend, following the deadliest Easter in a decade. “SADD... Read More

Lull in demand for vehicle inspections, says NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging people to consider getting early warrant of fitness inspections to take advantage of a lull in demand... Read More

SH30/SH33 Te Ngae Junction to be made safer

Te Ngae Junction near Rotorua is set to become safer with the installation of an Intersection Speed Zone. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has installed... Read More

SH30 blocked following truck crash

Motorists are being advised to avoid State Highway 20 in the Bay of Plenty. A truck is reported to have rolled, blocking the highway. The NZ Transport... Read More

Provisional Easter road toll at eight

The government is being urged to spend an extra $930 million on road maintenance in light of the high death toll over the Easter break. The official... Read More

Rerewhakaaitu fatal crash victim named

  Police have named the man who died following a crash between a car and a motorcycle on State Highway 38, near Rerewhakaaitu, on Saturday. The... Read More

Easter road toll already among worst in ten years

Seven people have died so far this Easter long weekend - with just under 24 hours still to go in the reporting period.   That's more than... Read More

Easter road toll rises to six

The Easter road toll has climbed to six after a fatal crash in Otaki on the Kapiti Coast.   Four of the deaths have occurred in the Waikato and... Read More

Police release name of Whakamaru crash victim

Police can now release the name of the woman who died following a crash at the intersection of State Highways 30 and 32 near Whakamaru on Friday. She... Read More

Easter road toll climbs to four after BOP fatality

The Easter weekend road toll has risen to four, with another crash in the Bay of Plenty. A motorbike and a car collided on State Highway 38 at Waimangu... Read More

One dead after motorcycle and car crash on SH38

4.52pm update:  Due to the fatal crash on SH38, the highway is now down to a one lane Stop/Go at Okaro Rd. One person has died in the crash that... Read More

Motorists warned to prepare for heavy traffic

Waka Kotahi Transport Agency is predicting roads will be busy over the 2021 Easter break. With Easter travel cancelled due to the nationwide Covid-19... Read More

Serious crash on State Highway 30 Rotoiti

UPDATED: 5.15pm Police are responding to a serious crash between a car and a truck on State Highway 30. The crash occurred near the Hinehopu Golf Club... Read More