Surge in BOP electric vehicle registration

The number of light electric vehicles registered in the Bay of Plenty region continues to grow with 647 on the roads at the end of 2019. The latest... Read More

Single vehicle crash on Peketahi bridge

A vehicle has crashed near Taneatua. The single vehicle crash occurred on the Peketahi bridge south of Rewatu Rd near Taneatua on State Highway 2. Police... Read More

SH 32 re-open following serious crash

  SH 32 between Tihoi and Marotiri has re-opened following a serious crash, which occurred around 8:05pm on Saturday.   One person was reported... Read More

Heavy rain and gales for New Zealand this week

Heavy rain and gale winds are expected this week across much of New Zealand. The MetService advise that a low pressure will move across central and... Read More

One dead after motorcycle crash in Ōpōtiki

A person died after a motorbike crash in the Bay of Plenty on Friday night. Police confirmed one person has died following the single-vehicle crash... Read More

Van Gisbergen stuns field to win Repco Battle

Supercars star Shane van Gisbergen produced a stunning drive on Sunday to win the inaugural Repco Battle of Jacks Ridge after beating Phil Campbell in... Read More

Eastern Corridor road works this week

  Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises multiple worksites are active on State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles Road,... Read More

A low forecast to move across the North Island

The Metservice advise that a low which is expected to affect the upper North Island during Monday, is forecast to move slowly east towards Bay of Plenty... Read More

Detour for heavy vehicles from Monday

NZTA advise that there will be a detour in place for heavy vehicles on SH30/Sala Street from Monday. The left-turn slip lane from Te Ngae Road into... Read More

Fatal crash at Tokoroa

One person has died following a crash on State Highway 1, Tokoroa last night. The crash, involving a pedestrian and a car, occurred on Main Rd just... Read More

BOP‘s Cooper in ominous form

Signs are looking ominous for Cody Cooper's rivals ahead of the coming summer season of motocross racing in New Zealand. The Honda ace opened his... Read More

Two-vehicle crash on SH2 near Pikowai

Police are responding to a two-car crash on State Highway 2 near Pikowai. The crash which occurred at the intersection of SH2 and Pikowai Rd was reported... Read More

Plan ahead to get home safely this Labour weekend

As people prepare to head home from the long weekend tomorrow, Police are continuing to urge motorists to behave safely on the roads.   “Too... Read More

Winning return at speedway grand opening night

Former New Zealand Sprint Car champion Jamie McDonald made a winning return to the sport at the Baypark Speedway 2020-21 Grand Opening on Saturday night. The... Read More

Labour weekend road toll more than last year

Four people have died in separate crashes so far this Labour weekend. One person died on the roads last Labour weekend. The latest fatality was a pedestrian... Read More