SH1 Desert Road reopens after heavy snow

State Highway 1/Desert Road has reopened between Rangipo and Waiouru, following last night’s closure due to heavy snow. This follows the reopening... Read More

Central North Island state highway closures

UPDATE: State Highways 46, 47 and 49 are now open. State Highway 1 remains closed between Rangipo and Waiouru, due to heavy snowfall in the region. "There... Read More

“Phenomenal” funding for Rotorua roading project

A major Rotorua "shovel ready" roading project has received $55 million in funding from the Government. The announcement was made today by... Read More

Marguerita St road safety plans put to the public

Public consultation on a plan that could see Marguerita St closed to through traffic is now open. Early last month, Rotorua Now reported that the Rotorua... Read More

Abandoned car found in ditch

Police are investigating reports of a car found in a ditch in the Rotorua area this morning. A police spokesperson says a person reported a car in a... Read More

Delays expected Te Ngae Rd

Rotorua motorists using Te Ngae Rd can expect delays for the next week due to multiple road work sites between Sala St and Isles Rd. Waka Kotahi NZ... Read More

Fiery crash forces the closure of SH27

Motorists are asked to avoid State Highway 27 north of Matamata following a fiery crash. Police are responding to a two-vehicle crash on State Highway... Read More

Two injured in serious crash on SH1

"Two people are injured following a serious crash on State Highway 1, near Tokoroa. Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on State... Read More

Crash reportedly blocking BOP highway

Reports are coming in of a crash blocking a Bay of Plenty highway this morning. The NZTA says there is a crash blocking a lane on State Highway 30,... Read More

One critically injured in BOP crash

UPDATE 12.50PM: A person is in hospital in critical condition following a crash in the Bay of Plenty. State Highway 30. at Tikitere, was closed around... Read More

Traffic delays due to slip in Waioeka Gorge

A slip covering the southbound lane in Waioeka Gorge is expected to cause traffic delays  today. NZTA advise that the slip which happened overnight... Read More

Road safety upgrades for Ngongotaha Village

A Ngongotaha Village advocacy group say they're pleased plans for road safety improvements will be released for public consultation after years of... Read More

Lengthy waits for driver testing in the BOP

  Bay of Plenty people are facing lengthy waits for driver licence testing due to COVID-19.   In the Bay of Plenty, there is a 21 day wait... Read More

Motorists urged to help keep BOP roads safe

  Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency is encouraging motorists in the Eastern Bay of Plenty to keep the roads safe and clean, by disposing... Read More

Two injured in serious crash

Police are reporting a serious crash in Tapapa, near the Bay of Plenty/Waikato border, this morning. Emergency services are responding to a serious... Read More