Motoring

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

Invercargill fatal crash victim named

Police can now release the name of the person who died following a crash in Invercargill on Friday night (7 December). She was Emma Joyce Bagley, 37, of Invercargill. "The two-car crash occurred at the intersection of Newscastle and Clifton Streets...... Read More

One dead after trail ride incident

One person has died at a trail ride at the Burt Brothers Trail Ride track yesterday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the track just outside of Matata just after 12pm. According to the Matata Volunteer Fire Brigade Facebook page, a small...... Read More

Six injured one dead in Invercargill crash

Police are appealing for information following yesterday’s fatal crash in Invercargill. Detective Senior Sergeant Stu Harvey says a 37-year-old woman died following the two car crash at the intersection of Newscastle and Clifton Streets at around...... Read More

Bridge opens over new Waikato Expressway section

Whangamarino Road Bridge which connects communities over a new section of the Waikato Expressway opened today. The Whangamarino Road Bridge overbridge is a key part of the 5.9km Longswamp section of the expressway, north of Te Kauwhata. Longswamp...... Read More