Traffic & Crashes

Police appeal for information following crash

Police investigating the circumstances of a fatal crash on State Highway 5 Tāpapa, Sunday, May 19, are appealing for information. Police are wanting to speak... Read More

Waikato and Bay of Plenty state highway works

We are heading in to winter, and while it's darker and often wet, it's a good time to consider how the change of season can affect driving conditions by maintaining... Read More

Caution urged after truck rolls on SH2

A section of State Highway 2 will be closed later this morning after a truck has rolled near Pongakawa. NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi is advising people... Read More

Waikato and BOP state highway works for May

State highway roadwork crews are switching to winter maintenance mode, with the aim of getting the roading network safe for the colder, wetter months. With... Read More

Patch theft results in rival gang car chase in BOP

A carload of Mongrel Mob gang members was hot on Wharekite Te Runa's tail because he and his Black Power mates had just stolen their gang patch. For 4km,... Read More

One injured following motorcycle crash in Rotorua

Emergency services are responding to the scene of a motorcycle crash in Rotorua. Police say there is a partial road closure in place while emergency services... Read More

WBOP horse crash prompts police warning

Police are urging livestock owners and farmers to ensure the perimeter of their property is secure following a crash involving two horses in Western Bay of Plenty... Read More

Waikato and BOP highway works for April & May

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi and its contractors can hold their heads high and look back on a summer that has seen over 2000 lane kilometres of road renewals... Read More

Road closed due to crash in Rotorua

Emergency services are responding to a vehicle crash in Rotorua. Police say the northbound lane of Fairy Springs Road is closed from Cochrane Street, while... Read More

Night closures ahead for SH30 in BOP

A section of highway in the Bay of Plenty is expected to be closed at night for around three weeks. From 7.30pm Sunday, April 28, there will be three weeks... Read More

Hijacked ambulance: Court sentences man

A man who was frustrated St John staff wouldn't treat an abscess on his buttocks hijacked their ambulance and crashed it twice into a motel while... Read More

Pedestrian dies following crash in Taupō

Police can confirm that a pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle on Ruapehu St, Taupō. "The crash, in the carpark of a business premises, occurred... Read More