Motoring

Road delays expected for SH2

Roading delays are expected today as road works are taking place on State Highway 2. The stretch of SH2 to Athenree at Kauri Point Road in both directions, will be under Stop/Go traffic management from 6am until 3pm. According to the New Zealand...... Read More

One dead after crash in Rolleston

One person has died following a serious crash in Rolleston this morning. Emergency services were called to the crash at 4.55am. A road closure was in place at Maddisons Road. A police spokesperson says they now can confirm that the pedestrian struck...... Read More

Auckland CBD to trial pedestrian-only street next week

Cars won't be allowed to travel down High Street in central Auckland on Thursday, the first step in a move to pedestrianise large sections of the CBD. Auckland councillors last month voted unanimously in favour of trialling pedestrian-only streets,...... Read More

Serious crash in Rolleston

A pedestrian is critically injured after being struck by a car in Rolleston this morning. A police spokesperson says emergency services were called to the crash at 4.55am. “A road closure is in place at Maddisons Road. “The Serious...... Read More

Man attempts to cross Harbour Bridge on a Lime Scooter

A man attempted to cross the Auckland Harbour Bridge on a Lime Scooter today. Police were notified about 2.30pm and said they responded immediately. Officers moved the man and the scooter from the bridge and are now speaking with him. Lime Scooters...... Read More

Motorists against 30km/h Auckland CBD limit

The Automobile Association (AA) says a 30km/h speed limit in Auckland city centre is a step too far. Auckland Transport (AT) yesterday confirmed it would consult early next year on the proposed changes to speed restrictions. A survey of more than...... Read More

Major disruptions to Auckland train services today

Aucklanders planning on travelling by train today will need to find alternative transport as union members attend a meeting. No trains will be running in Auckland between 9.30am and 2pm today, impacting a total of 105 services. A number of Southern...... Read More

Hospitality spending rises as petrol prices drop

Drivers spent less on fuel in November as pump prices eased off record highs, Stats NZ says today. The biggest monthly drop in fuel spending in a decade coincided with people spending more at department stores, bars, cafés, and restaurants. This...... Read More

Road worker hit in two-car crash in Wellington

A road worker has been taken to hospital with critical injuries after being hit by a car in Wellington this afternoon. Police say two cars crashed on Wadestown Road just after 2pm and one of those cars struck the worker. One of the drivers has also...... Read More