One dead following Bay of Plenty crash

One person is dead following a crash on a Bay of Plenty highway this morning. A ute and car crashed on State Highway 30, near Awakeri, at 8.15am. "Police... Read More

Serious crash on Bay of Plenty highway

UPDATED 8.48AM: Multiple injuries are being reported following a serious crash on a Bay of Plenty Highway. State Highway 30, near Awakeri, is closed... Read More

Cows, bus and truck in BOP highway crash

    Police are investigating a crash involving several cows, a bus and a truck on a Bay of Plenty highway. Emergency services were called... Read More

Police name man killed in SH36 crash

Police have released the name of the man killed in a crash on State Highway 36, between Tauranga and Rotorua. He was Eliesa Jacob Osaiasi Tonga Faleola... Read More

Fatal crashes prompts police warning

Police and ACC are asking motorists to take care of each other on the road following four motorcyclists and two cyclists losing their lives on the road... Read More

Govt extends five-year limits on licences

  The government is giving a two year extension to those with learner and restricted drivers licences that are due to expire soon.   Under... Read More

Person killed in SH36 crash

One person is dead following a crash on State Highway 36, between Rotorua and Tauranga today. Emergency services were called to the scene of the single-vehicle... Read More

Vehicle crash on SH5 near Ngongotaha, road closed

The NZ Transport Agency report that there has been a vehicle collision on State Highway 5 near Ngongotaha on Sunday afternoon. The single vehicle crash... Read More

Labour Weekend road toll stands at one

The road toll for Labour Weekend stands at one. It's only the third time since 1955 the toll has been that low over the long weekend. The last... Read More

Road user bill hikes after road safety failures

Road users are set to foot the bill for improved safety inspections, after years of patchy oversight and dodgy warrants of fitness. The government said... Read More

Man killed in Atiamuri crash named

Police have released the name of the person who died in a motorcycle crash at Atiamuri on Sunday October 6. “He was 49-year-old Nigel John Avery... Read More

Fatal crash near Atiamuri

Update, 6pm: One person has died following a crash involving two recreational off-road motorcycles on private land near Atiamuri on Sunday afternoon. A... Read More

Two vehicle crash in Ngongotaha

Two vehicles have collided in Ngongotaha on Saturday morning. Emergency services were advised around 10.10am of a crash between two vehicles on Kokiri... Read More

Mamaku bus service reinstated

A once-weekly return bus service is to start at Mamaku this month. The old sawmilling town has almost become a backwater in the Rotorua hinterland,... Read More

Proposed safer speed limit for SH5 Waiotapu

As part of the Safe Network Programme, the NZ Transport Agency is currently identifying highways where lower speed limits could help save lives and reduce... Read More