Traffic & Crashes

Speed reduction planned for BOP road

Speed limits on Thornton Road from the intersection with State Highway 30 to the western end of the 'Blueberry Curves” will be reduced from 100km/h to... Read More

SH30 blocked in both directions due to crash

Due to a crash, State Highway 30 east of Lake Rotokawau Road, is blocked in both directions. "Delay your journey until a lane can be reopened or consider... Read More

Have a ‘hmmm’ before driving this winter

Driving in the winter is very different to driving in the summer. Additional factors such as black ice, wet weather, fog and it getting darker earlier contribute... Read More

Fatal crash, SH5, Tapapa

"One person has died following a crash on State Highway 5, Tapapa yesterday," says a police spokesperson. "Police were called to the two-vehicle crash at... Read More

Police investigating fatal crash

One person is dead following a crash in the Bay of Plenty Police district. In a statement released this morning, police have confirmed the death following... Read More

Critical injuries in highway crash

One person is in critical condition and another has moderate injuries following a serious crash in the Bay of Plenty Police district. A police spokesperson... Read More

Waikato and BOP state highway works for April

The last throes of March signal the end of the traditional summer road renewal period. It's been a huge effort over the past 6 months, says Roger Brady, Regional... Read More

Police declare war on 'anti-social' drivers

Police are launching a crack down on 'anti-social' drivers, who they say have damaged roads and made crank 111 calls to divert police. Ten vehicles... Read More

Police warning after three tractor crashes

After three serious crashes involving tractors on Saturday, Waikato Police are asking motorists heading home from their Easter break to be mindful of agricultural... Read More

No need for speed: Police issue warning

Excessive speeds are front of mind for Police ahead of this long weekend as a person will face the Court for their alleged role in putting the community at risk. Police... Read More

Planning your Easter weekend driving trip

Bay of Plenty Journey Manager Frankie Evans says NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi wants everyone who is travelling this Easter, to have all the information... Read More

BOP & Waikato state highway works for March

The annual Beach Hop kicks off on Wednesday, March 20, so motorists should expect the roads to be busy around the Coromandel Peninsula. Contractors across... Read More