Toll road charges: drivers wrongly fined

Transport agency Waka Kotahi has mistakenly fined more than 28,000 drivers nearly $140,000 over Christmas period after a computer error. The error resulted... Read More

Lanes closures for Tauranga Eastern Link

Eastbound lanes on the Tauranga Eastern Link will be closed on Satuday. The lanes between Pāpāmoa and Paengaroa (towards Whakatāne / Rotorua) will... Read More

Serious crash on SH2 between Matata and Otamarakau

6.30pm update: State Highway 2 has traffic now flowing in one lane following a serious crash between Matata and Otamarakau on Saturday afternoon. Police... Read More

Two fatal crashes in Waikato and Coromandel

Two people have died following two separate crashes in Waikato on Friday.   One crash involving a motorcycle occurred in Otorohanga and one crash... Read More

Major road works begin on SH30

Works on the next stage of improvements along State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road in the Bay of Plenty will start shortly. A dawn blessing by Eastside hapū... Read More

SH2 closure to progress Te Maunga interchange

Ahead of the new Te Maunga interchange opening to road users in Autumn 2022, State Highway 2 (between Bayfair roundabout and Te Maunga intersection)... Read More

Highway open after fatal crash

One person has died following a crash on State Highway 30, south of Rotorua. Emergency services were called to the crash at 3.30am. "Police can... Read More

Vehicle crash in eastern Bay of Plenty

Police are responding to a single vehicle crash in Waioeka, south of Ōpōtiki. The crash happened on Waioeka Rd, between Wairata Rd and Matawai... Read More

Serious crash on SH5

State Highway 5 in the Bay of Plenty Police District is blocked following as serious crash. Emergency services were called to a crash involving a car... Read More

Young person dies following Matamata crash

  A 13-year-old girl has died following a crash near Matamata which left five children seriously injured.   Police have confirmed this morning... Read More

Holiday road toll now at 17

UPDATE 8.06AM: A 13-year-old girl has died following a crash near Matamata which left five children seriously injured. Police have confirmed this morning... Read More

Holiday road toll rises to 14

  Fourteen people have died during this Christmas-New Year holiday road toll period, surpassing last year's total with two days to go. Police... Read More

Fatal crash information appeal

Police investigating a fatal crash in the Waikato are appealing for information from the public. Arapuni Road in Waipa re-opened late last night following... Read More

Police urge people to be safe this New Year

Police will be on the road and in communities making sure people having fun this New Year are also keeping themselves, friends, and whānau safe by not... Read More

Fatal crash in Taupō

A person has died after a crash on a farm near Rangipo, Taupō District. The single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle was reported to police... Read More