Police release name of man killed in Taupo crash

Police have released the name of the person who died following a serious crash near Taupo on July 10. He was Cameron James Bickers, 23, of Rangitaiki. The... Read More

Calls for input in Rotorua highway speed limits

People are being encouraged to have their say on safer speed limits for sections of State Highway 5 and State Highway 30 in Rotorua. Public engagement... Read More

Auckland pair killed in Bay of Plenty crash

Police are appealing for information about a silver Mercedes Benz which crashed into a Bay of Plenty lake in the weekend. The bodies of two people were... Read More

Deadly weekend on NZ roads

Five people are dead, including two in the Bay of Plenty, following four separate crashes in New Zealand. Three people were killed after crashes in... Read More

SH30 Rotorua works begin this week

Multiple worksites will be in place along State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles Road, in Rotorua this week. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport... Read More

SH30 now open following logging truck crash

Update: 5.10pm  NZTA advise that State Highway 30 near Rotorua is now open following an earlier crash at the SH5 and SH30 roundabout. Motorists... Read More

Fatal crash in BOP

One person is dead following a crash in the Bay of Plenty this morning. A police spokesperson says emergency services were alerted to the single-vehicle... Read More

$570m pledged for Waikato Expressway extension

      National has pledged to build a $570 million extension to the Waikato Expressway if they form the next government.   Opposition... Read More

Fatal bus crash driver pleads guilty

The driver of a bus which crashed in the Bay of Plenty, killing five people including a child, has plead guilty to a total of 13 charges. Junwwei Zhang,... Read More

SH30 works to start on Sunday

Multiple worksites will be in place along State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles Road, in Rotorua next week, as part of the Eastern... Read More

SH1 Desert Road reopens after heavy snow

State Highway 1/Desert Road has reopened between Rangipo and Waiouru, following last night’s closure due to heavy snow. This follows the reopening... Read More

Central North Island state highway closures

UPDATE: State Highways 46, 47 and 49 are now open. State Highway 1 remains closed between Rangipo and Waiouru, due to heavy snowfall in the region. "There... Read More

“Phenomenal” funding for Rotorua roading project

A major Rotorua "shovel ready" roading project has received $55 million in funding from the Government. The announcement was made today by... Read More

Marguerita St road safety plans put to the public

Public consultation on a plan that could see Marguerita St closed to through traffic is now open. Early last month, Rotorua Now reported that the Rotorua... Read More

Abandoned car found in ditch

Police are investigating reports of a car found in a ditch in the Rotorua area this morning. A police spokesperson says a person reported a car in a... Read More