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

‘Ambassadors’ to patrol free camp sites

Rotorua i-Site staff members have been assigned as camping ambassadors at free camping sites around the district. But it seems the ambassadors will... Read More

BOP supercross champion thrills crowd

The weather didn't play its part, but the riders certainly did at the opening round of the New Zealand Supercross Championships in the South Island... 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

Will we have a November heat wave this week?

As above normal temperatures continue this week, weather forecasters at WeatherWatch are keeping an eye out to see if some areas may reach 'heatwave'... Read More

The only equation you need this Labour Weekend

Wear your seatbelt + Drive sober and alert + Put your phone away + Drive to the conditions = Get where you’re going safely is the message police... 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

Wintry snap coming this week

Despite above average temperatures this weekend, another wintry snap is coming this week. WeatherWatch advise that as we head through Sunday even warmer... Read More

Two car crash in Rotorua

Police received a report of a two car crash in Rotorua on Saturday morning. The vehicles were reported to have collided about 10.40am on Fenton St between... Read More

Diesel spill along SH33, near Okere Falls

Police have received several reports of diesel that has split along the road on State Highway 33 this morning. A police spokesperson says they were... Read More

Car hits pole near Okere Falls

A car has collided with a pole near Okere Falls on Sunday morning. Police were called about 7.40am following a report of a car hitting a pole on State... Read More

Two car crash in Rotorua

Police report there was a two-car vehicle collision in Rotorua on Sunday afternoon. “Police were called about 2.35pm following a crash on Lake... Read More

State Highway 1 blocked south of Turangi

Police advise that State Highway 1 is currently completely blocked just south of Turangi. The road block is due to a tree falling on the road. Motorists... Read More