A “bite sized” version of Sturgis planned for NZ

Whangamata is gearing up to host New Zealand’s first ever Kickdown Festival on January 20 – 23 2022. Highlights of the three-day festival... Read More

Youth talk straight on driving during Covid times

SADD students - Students Against Dangerous Driving - is calling on all communities to collectively do more to change behaviours that may lead to fatalities.... Read More

Changes proposed for driver‘s licence renewals

Proposed changes for renewing learner and restricted car and motorcycle licences are being released for consultation. The proposals, included in the... Read More

Cattle attempt stampede through Auckland border

Police staff had a surprise on Friday when some local four-legged residents decided they wanted to try to breach the strict border restrictions. "Forty... Read More

Snowfall warning for Desert Road

A snowfall warning has been issued for Desert Road, and severe gales and heavy rain are forecast for parts of New Zealand. “Snow showers are expected... Read More

Maintaining the bubble on Fathers‘ Day

As Fathers' Day draws to a close Police are urging New Zealanders to maintain their bubbles for the health and safety of all dads. "Today is... Read More

Police reminder this weekend

Police are urging the public to remember the COVID-19 Alert Level rules in place across the country. "For those outside of Tāmaki Makaurau,... Read More

All Auckland checkpoints up and running

Police checkpoints are now operating in both north and south Auckland with both running well overnight and no issues reported.   Between 11.59pm... Read More

Stay safe, stay home this weekend

As people wake to the first day of the weekend, Police are reminding New Zealanders that we remain at Alert Level 4 and non-essential travel or activity... Read More

SH30 Rotorua works for this coming week

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists that multiple worksites are active on State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles... Read More

SH30 Rotorua road works this week

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists that multiple worksites are active on State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles... Read More

Waka Kotahi NZTA launches new car safety labels

New safety rating labels launched this week aim to help car buyers make potentially life-saving choices when purchasing their next vehicle. The new... Read More

Group ride to raise funds for cancer fighter

The response to an online auction offering a ride on a 2021 Harley Road Glide has galvanised the organiser to go further to help a Bay of Plenty cancer... Read More

NZTA to work with industry over rule enforcement

The New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi says it's looking at ways to lessen the immediate impact of enforcing a rule that has forced some motorhomes... Read More

Road policing focus in Rotorua

Rotorua Police stopped around 800 vehicles on Friday in a road policing operation focusing on unsafe driving behaviours. There were 22 officers involved... Read More