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

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

Vehicle smashes into ditch in Rotorua

Police are investigating a crash where a vehicle smashed into a ditched in Rotorua this morning. Emergency services were called to the single vehicle... 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

Car ploughs into bridge near Rotorua

Three people were injured when a vehicle ploughed into a bridge near Rotorua.  Emergency services were called to the single-vehicle crash... Read More

BOP woman aims to lower truck speed limits

“Ten Kms less, saves mess.” This is the slogan of Steffi August’s petition to lower the speed limit of heavy vehicles to 80 km/h.... Read More

Police confirm five dead in bus crash

UPDATE 5.45PM: Police have confirmed that five people have died after a bus carrying 23 Chinese tourists rolled on State Highway 5, just outside of the... 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

Wanting a fair system for towing in Tauranga

A Tauranga towing company is calling for a fair roster system to tow vehicles from crash scenes. Tauranga Towing is located out in Te Puna and has been... Read More