Motoring

Waioeka Gorge to remain closed

State Highway 2, through the Waioeka Gorge, will remain closed following an alarge slip, The NZ Transport Agency ithe road will remain closed until further notice, due to a significant slip located between Oponae (Waiata Rd) and Wairata (Wairata Rd). "Contractors...... Read More

Large slip closes SH2 through Waioeka Gorge

State Highway 2 through the Waioeka Gorge in Bay of Plenty has been closed by a large slip. The Transport Agency said the gorge would be closed overnight, and there would be a full assessment in the morning. Drivers are being asked to delay their...... Read More

Serious crash on SH2

Emergency services are responding to reports of a serious crash on State Highway 2 near Steen Road at Waitakaruru, in the Waikato District. Police, Fire and Ambulance were notified at 11:03am. Police say the exact nature of injuries is not confirmed...... Read More

Paeroa toilets reopen to community

The Paeroa Domain public toilets have re-opened for general use on weekends following feedback from the community. The toilets were closed for general use on June 5 with the intention of re-directing users to alternative public toilets across the...... Read More

SH1 reopens after fatal crash

State Highway 1 south of Cambridge is now open following the removal of a truck involved in a fatal crash earlier this morning. The two car crash happened around 1.15am, just south of Hickey Road. One person is dead following the crash which involved...... Read More

Dunedin drivers to prepare for icy roads

Dunedin may be known for its warm hospitality, but it's a chilly greeting received by motorists in the city today. Police is advising drivers to take extra precautions with ice on the roads in the hill surburbs, and also in the city. "Icy...... Read More

New Zealanders are anxious drivers - study

Two-thirds of New Zealanders feel anxiety while driving a vehicle, a new study has found. The research, conducted by Massey University, surveyed more than 400 New Zealand drivers between the ages of 18 to 87, with 52 percent reporting mild anxiety. A...... Read More

Fatal crash near Mount Aspiring

One person has died following a serious crash in the Wanaka-Mt Aspiring area. A police media spokesperson says he crash happened this morning. "The crash happened about eight kilometres past the access road to the Treble Cone ski area. "Police...... Read More

Free vehicle glass cover could end with new tech

The increasing cost of replacing the modern technology embedded in new car windscreens will mean many consumers will no longer receive free vehicle glass cover under their insurance policy, according to an industry expert. Jo Mason CEO of NZbrokers,...... Read More

Truck driver injured in Ongaonga crash

A truck driver has moderate to minor injuries after becoming involved in a crash near SH50 in Ongaonga. A police media spokesperson says the crash happened just after 1pm. "Emergency services are in attendance at a single truck crash which occurred...... Read More