Motoring

Desert Road closed following crash

The Desert Road is closed after a stock truck rolled. State Highway One is closed near Paradise Valley Road. Emergency Services were called to the scene at 1.10pm A police spokesperson says the truck driver is uninjured but there are cattle on the...... Read More

Motorcyclist dies near Reporoa

A motorcyclist has died following a crash in Reporoa. Emergency services were called to the scene at Settlers Road at about 11.13am, says a police media spokesperson. "The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved. "The driver died at the...... Read More

First sadness then outrage

It was a haunting accident scene – a vehicle wedged beneath the cab of a big transporter and both engulfed in flames. And another statistic, another life lost to the notorious SH2 between Tauranga and Katikati. It’s against this tragic...... Read More

Suspended engineer under more scrutiny

An engineer suspended after a probe into faulty towbars is under further scrutiny over issues found with inspections of other heavy-duty equipment. It was revealed last month that New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) had found 80 percent of Wellington...... Read More

Victim named in fatal SH29 crash

A man who died in a fatal crash near the Kaimai summit yesterday has now been named. He was 30-year-old Te Hokinga Mai Katipa from Gisborne. Te Hokinga died when a transporter truck collided with a vehicle on State Highway 29 near Old Kaimai Road. "Police...... Read More

Two killed in Pukehina crash

Two people are dead following a crash between a truck and a car near Pukehina. A police spokesperson confirmed the fatalities this evening. "The crash involved a collision between a logging truck and a car at about 3.15pm," says a police...... Read More

Driver critically injured in Cambridge truck crash

A truck driver is in critical condition after a crash on Cambridge Road in the Waikato District. Police attended a crash on Cambridge Road today at 1.45pm involving a truck which had rolled after colliding with a car. This crash occurred between Parallel...... Read More

Vehicle recovery on SH29, traffic delays expected

State Highway 29 between Tauranga and Te Poi will be under stop/go traffic management on Friday. The Kaimai Ranges will be under traffic management for 12pm till 3pm on Friday September 14 following a serious crash that closed the road yesterday afternoon....... Read More