Motoring

Serious crash on SH27

A serious collision between two vehicles has occurred on State Highway 27 near the Tatuanui roundabout, near Matamata.  One person is in a critical condition and another has moderate injuries. Road users are advised to seek alternative...... Read More

Person trapped in vehicle after Whangarei crash

A person is trapped in a vehicle after a three-vehicle collision occurred on Whangarei Heads Road near Grahamtown Road.  Police say the road will be blocked for some time while one of the occupants is freed from a vehicle. Road users are...... Read More

Hartley back behind the wheel for 2018 F1 season

Kiwi racing star Brendon Hartley continues to make New Zealand motorsport history following confirmation that he will carry on driving for Formula 1 team Scuderia Toro Rosso for the 2018 season. Having made his F1 debut with the team in the...... Read More

Over $110,000 gifted to Kiwis across the country

The final Mazda Foundation round for 2017 has seen more than $110,000 donated to 35 recipients around New Zealand making it the largest amount gifted since its inception in 2005.     More than 50 young children in the Marlborough region are...... Read More

Fatal crash marks rising 2017 road toll

A fatal accident on State Highway 29 early this morning has brought 2017's road toll to 326, two short of last year's total toll. A person critically injured when a car crashed into a car that had broken down on the road through the Kaimai Ranges...... Read More

Man critical after Kaimai crash

A man is in a critical condition after a crash on State Highway 29 near McLaren Falls this morning. A police media spokesperson says the crash happened at around 4.30am. Motorists are being asked to take an alternative route and to expect some delays...... Read More

Improved ticketting system for bus users

Passenger bus users in the Horizons Region will soon benefit from the implementation of a Regional Integrated Ticketing System. Horizons, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki, Northland, Nelson, Otago and Invercargill Regional and Unitary...... Read More

One person dead in SH6 crash

A person has died in a one vehicle crash on State Highway Six, Harihari Highway, on the West Coast. Emergency services were called to the crash near Happy Valley Road, in which a van has rolled, at around 2.10pm. A woman has died at the scene and...... Read More

’Sharrows’ point to safer roundabout cycling

A new type of road marking designed to improve the safety of cyclists is coming to a New Plymouth roundabout. Sharrows, or ‘share arrows’, will be painted next week at the recently-upgraded roundabout at the Mill/Frankley/Standish/Dawson/Downe...... Read More

Wellington transport system at standstill

Wellington public transportation systems are expected to come to a standstill today as members of the Rail Maritime and Transport Union strike until 2am tomorrow. The stri​​​​​​ke comes as a result of months of negotiations...... Read More