Motoring

Works start on a notorious stretch of SH1

Works have started on one of the worst accident black spots on State Highway One. The work, which started on Sunday, involves contractors felling trees and removing vegetation in the Dome Valley, north of Auckland. New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA)...... Read More

Govt to ban smoking in cars carrying children

The government has announced it will ban smoking in cars carrying children under 18 years of age. Vaping will also be included in the ban and will apply to moving and parked vehicles. Under the new rules, police will be able to use their discretion...... Read More

Prohibiting smoking in vehicles carrying children

The Government has today announced it will prohibit smoking in cars carrying children under 18 years of age, says Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa.  The law change will come into effect by an amendment to the Smoke-free Environments Act...... Read More

Government happy to leave Kiwis sitting in traffic

A direct result of this Government’s ill thought through transport decisions will see Kiwis spending more time in the car stuck in traffic than with their families, National’s Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “It will be...... Read More

Fatal crash in Central Otago

One person has died following a fatal crash in Ranfurly, Central Otago overnight. The single vehicle crash happened shortly after 12.30am on Kyeburn Diggins Road. A police spokesperson says a second person received minor injuries in the crash. "Police...... Read More

Witnesses sought following Tauherenikau crash

    Police investigating the collision between a truck and a car on State Highway 2, Tauherenikau, shortly after midday on January 29, are seeking further witnesses. One person remains in Wellington Hospital in a critical condition following...... Read More

Man charged following fatal Golflands crash

Police have charged a male following an investigation into the fatal crash at the intersection of Botany Road and Ti Rakau Drive on January 28. Inspector Kay Lane, Road Policing Manager for Counties Manukau says a 27 year old male was arrested on a...... Read More

Police renew appeals for vehicle sightings

Police are continuing to appeal to the public for sightings of a vehicle of interest in Operation Epopeus, the investigation into the death of Shannon Shelby Baker in Sandringham. Police have released a CCTV image of a light blue, late 1990’s...... Read More

Serious crash in Cardrona

One person has died following the crash between a motorcycle and a car on Crown Range Road, Cardrona.  A police spokesperson says the road is closed and motorists are asked to avoid the area.  "The Serious Crash Unit will examine the...... Read More