Motoring

Truck fire closes state highway

State Highway 3 in Manawatu is closed following a truck-and-trailer fire, reports Stuff. Police received reports of the fire about 7pm on Wednesday, a police spokesman said. The Fire and Emergency Service was battling the blaze, while two police...... Read More

Four Auckland petrol stations run out of 95 octane

Four Z Energy petrol stations in Auckland are without 95 octane amid what media are dubbing the 'Auckland Fuel Crisis'. A pipeline that supplies fuel to Auckland Airport was closed over the weekend after a leak was discovered on Thursday. Z’s...... Read More

Serious crash on SH 36, Tauranga

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious crash, at the intersection commonly known as ‘the Crossing’, on State Highway 36/Takitimu Drive, Tauranga. Police were alerted to the motorbike crash at the roundabout with...... Read More

Car has rolled on SH2

A car has rolled on Wairoa Road, near State Highway Two. Police were called to the accident on on Wairere Road, 50 metres from State Highway Two. No one is trapped in the car, but one person is in shock and has minor injuries. Emergency...... Read More

Milestone reached in Kaikoura rail rebuild

Freight is rolling again this morning on the South Island’s Main North Line, ten months after November’s Kaikoura earthquake, Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced today. The first train carrying goods into Christchurch from Picton...... Read More

Three-month lane closure prompts delay warning

The New Zealand Transport Agency are advising motorists to expect delays on State Highway 30 across the Whakamaru Dam, south of Tokoroa, over the next three months. The highway will be reduced to one lane, with speed restrictions in place to allow...... Read More

Massive boost for supercross series

This season's New Zealand Supercross Championships series is just weeks away and the sport has now been given added momentum with the signing on of two great sponsors. The governing body for motorcycling in this country, Motorcycling New Zealand...... Read More

Construction starts on $2.5m project

Construction has begun on a $2.5 million project to install a range of treatments aimed at keeping motorcyclists safer on the Northern Coromandel Loop. Safer Rides, the multi-agency project, builds on a pilot undertaken in 2014 on the Southern section...... Read More

SH30 down to one lane after slip

State Highway 30 is down to one lane, after a slip occurred between Whakamaru and Rotorua. The slip, which happened early this morning 500 meters east of Atiamuri School, is expected to cause traffic build up for quite sometime. Police say that motorists...... Read More

Largest amount of electric cars to hit NZ shores

The largest amount of electric-powered vehicles in the Southern Hemisphere are set to arrive in Christchurch in November.   Canterbury organisations and residents will soon have access to a pool of 100 pure electric vehicles, only one of a few...... Read More