Cold change about to pounce bringing snow

  This weekend is warmer than average across New Zealand, a precursor to the cold change about to pounce, says a WeatherWatch spokesperson.   “Temperatures... 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

National weather update

WeatherWatch advised that a low pressure system will bring unsettled conditions to most of New Zealand today. “Parts of the West Coast and central... 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

New slower speed limit for SH5 Waiotapu

Waka Kotahi/NZ Transport Agency is reducing the speed limit for State Highway 5 through the township of Waiotapu near Rotorua. It consulted on a proposed... Read More

One person died in crash north of Waiouru

Update, 5pm: One person has died this afternoon following a crash on State Highway 1 north of Waiouru. The crash, involving a car and a truck, occurred... Read More

Safety boost for Whakarewarewa School students

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency reports they are improving access for students at Whakarewarewa School. A new pedestrian crossing on State Highway 30... Read More

Pukuatua St parking building revamped 

Rotorua's CBD parking building has undergone some improvements to provide users with an easier, more modern and cost-effective experience, according... Read More

Calls to include emission reducing fuel in levy

The New Zealand Automobile Association is calling for the Emission Trading Scheme to include spending the ETS levy on fuel for projects that help reduce... Read More

Speed limits to be lowered on SH30 and SH33

The NZ Transport Agency is reducing speed limits on State Highway 33 and State Highway 30 near Rotorua to help keep road users safe. The new permanent... Read More

Play it safe and be kind on the roads – Police

Be kind and take extra care on the road this weekend – that’s the message from Police and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency this long Weekend. As... Read More

Licenses, WoFs and regos extended under lockdown

All driver licences, WoFs, CoFs, and some vehicle certifications, that expired on or after January 1 will be valid for up to six months from April 10. Transport... Read More

BOP mechanic issues car battery warning

A Bay of Plenty mechanic is issuing a warning for car owners stuck at home during the lockdown. Since the lockdown began, many private vehicles have... Read More

Greater competition to lead to cheaper fuel prices

The Government is introducing changes that will promote greater competition in the fuel market at the wholesale level and lead to lower prices on the... Read More

Motocross championships continue in Hawke‘s Bay

The 2020 New Zealand Motocross Championships reached the halfway stage with edge-of-the-seat racing in Rotorua last weekend and there's no let-up... Read More