Motoring

One lane reopens after Southern Motorway crash

One lane of Auckland's Southern Motorway has now re-opened, and traffic is flowing, following a serious crash. "The lane was reopened just before 12.25pm, following the crash southbound between East Tamaki Road and Te Irirangi Drive around...... Read More

Father and son motorsport champs

Terry and Blake Corin share a passion for racing – and are proof talent runs in the family. Both father and son have claimed major national wins this year in motorsport and kartsport competitions. In January, Terry placed first in the Super...... Read More

One dead overnight in Matamata crash

One person has died following a crash in Matamata overnight. A police media spokesperson says the crash happened just before 5am. "The deceased was the sole occupant of a car which crashed into a wall on Smith Street at around 4.40am.  "No...... Read More

Petrol prices up, but mixed moves in regions

Petrol prices increased 5.0 percent in the year ended March 2018, Stats NZ said today. In the March 2018 quarter prices rose 2.7 percent. Rising crude oil prices, and a falling exchange rate, contributed to pushing petrol prices up in the second half...... Read More

Rolleston commuter rail queried

A Selwyn public transport advocate remains sceptical over proposals to link Rolleston and Christchurch by commuter rail. The government has recently released a 10-year transport plan, which will shift focus from state highway upgrades to light rail...... Read More

International motocross fame at stake

There is perhaps no better launch-pad for young Kiwi racers hoping to achieve international motocross fame and fortune than the New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships, and this weekend should be no exception. It will be all about young racers stepping...... Read More

Summit identifies actions to improve road safety

The Local Government Road Safety Summit has identified actions that will lead to lasting changes to road safety in New Zealand, says Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter. “I was very encouraged by the overwhelming support among mayor...... Read More

Nationals wide open before they’ve even begun

Brotherly love was put on hold last June when the 2017 New Zealand Enduro Championships went down to the wire in a battle between sibling rivals from Canterbury, Angus and Hamish Macdonald. The 2018 edition of the nationals is set to kick off this...... Read More

Auckland bus strike to cause early morning disruptions

Commuters in parts of Auckland are being warned to prepare for disruptions to early morning bus services, as some drivers take part in rolling strike action. First Union members are pushing for fairer pay and work conditions from their employer, NZ...... Read More