$17 million project to start in Rotorua

Construction of a $17 million project to improve a section of State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road in Rotorua will start next month. NZTA announced work will... Read More

Two killed in separate crashes

Two people have died in the Bay of Plenty Police District this morning. One person died following a fleeing driver incident at Rotokawa, near Taupō,... Read More

Truck rolled near Otangiwai Point

A truck has rolled on SH30 near Lake Rotoma this afternoon. Police were called about 4.45pm to SH30, Lake Rotoma, following a report of a truck having... Read More

Diversions in place due to burst water main

NZ Transport Agency advises southbound traffic on State Highway 30 Te Ngae Road is being diverted near Sunshine Ave due to damage to the road caused... Read More

Security tight for Rotorua New Years‘ Eve festival

Security for the annual Rotorua New Year festival on Tuesday, December 31, has been tightened. The Rotorua GLO Festival 2019 entertainment event will... Read More

Traffic control for Bay Dreams 2020

NZ Transport Agency advises there will be extensive traffic management around Baypark Arena on Thursday, January 2, for Bay Dreams 2020. Traffic control... Read More

Who’s in the car beside you?

It could be your brother, your mother, your best friend, or us, says Police Acting Superintendent Amelia Steel, Acting National Manager for Road Policing. “If... Read More

White Island nurse killed in car crash

An "amazing" nurse, who spent days treating burns victims following the Whakaari/White Island eruption tragedy, has been killed in a car... Read More

Serious crash on SH30 in Rotoma

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on State Highway 30 in Rotoma.  The crash involving a truck and a car was reported at 5.13pm,... Read More

Delays expected as Iron Man rolls into town

People who plan to travel between Rotorua and Rotoma using State Highway 30 this weekend are being warned to expect delays. The Rotorua Iron Man will... Read More

Government to act on fuel market recommendations

  Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says the government will act after a report confirms consumers are paying more than what would... Read More

Police: Most fatal crashes caused by rider actions

“The moment you stop learning, is the moment you should stop riding.” This is the message from crash scene investigator Peter Sowter,... Read More

Police issue wrong statement about man’s death

Police are working to determine how two statements were issued this morning advising media that a man had died following a crash in the Bay of Plenty. It... Read More

Information appeal after BOP serious crash

UPDATED 9.21AM: Police are appealing for witnesses following serious crash in Opotiki yesterday. The two-vehicle crash occurred near the intersection... Read More

Five killed in weekend crashes

Five people have been killed in crashes this weekend - after the launch of a summer road safety campaign by emergency services and the Transport Agency. Police... Read More