Traffic & Crashes

Fatal crash: Anger as woman sentenced in Taupō

A Taupō woman who fell asleep at the wheel and crashed head-on into a car, killing a beloved mother and grandmother, was experiencing multiple symptoms,... Read More

Don't risk it on the road over Matariki

No matter where you're heading at Matariki, make sure you get there in one piece, says Police. Police are informing motorists to expect the appropriate enforcement... Read More

Child safety: driveway dangers and road rules

'There's no going back. Once it's happened, it ruins families, it ruins lives,” says Safekids Aotearoa director Mareta Hunt. Recently, the Bay of Plenty... Read More

Serious consequence for 'idiotic' display of speed

A teenager faces a serious driving charge and has lost his car after the vehicle was caught at an 'absolutely stupid” speed. Highway Patrol Constable... Read More

Waikato and BOP state highway works for May

While the focus for maintenance contractors across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region has turned to reactive activities, a number of infrastructure projects... Read More

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