Emergency services are attending a serious crash on SH25 at Manaia.
The crash, involving a motorcycle and a car, was reported shortly after 6 am.
Initial reports are that one person is seriously injured.
The road has been closed in both directions... Continue reading »
Police Minister Stuart Nash has extended his sympathies to the families and friends of the 380 people who died in vehicle accidents during 2018.
Mr Nash has confirmed the provisional number of road deaths for 2018 has exceeded the annual toll for... Continue reading »
Police responded to a fatal crash in Colville, Thames-Coromandel District at 11.17 pm yesterday.
One man died after a vehicle left Port Jackson Road on to rocks below.
Another person received critical injuries while two other passengers were... Continue reading »
Over 21 and 22 December Police ran their annual Tri-Cities road policing checkpoint in Western Bay of Plenty, targeting drink-driving.
The results from this operation were disappointing, as a number of drivers stopped were found to be over the legal... Continue reading »
A heavy rain warning has been issued for the Coromandel Peninsula and TCDC's Civil Defence team is urging motorists to travel with care and expect delays tonight.
What the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) has called a... Continue reading »
Police will be keeping an eagle-eye on traffic speeds over the summer, warning tickets will be handed out for those who exceed the limit. Over the holiday period - between 4 pm today and 6 am on January 7 - anyone caught travelling more than 4km/h... Continue reading »
NZTA has advised that SH2 through Karangahake Gorge will now be closed from 8 pm to 5 am tomorrow night, TUESDAY 4 DECEMBER, instead of Wednesday 5 December as originally planned.
This is to allow for work on the rock fall site as well as the... Continue reading »
One person has died after a crash on the Kopu-Hikuai Road around midday today.
A truck went off the road and down a bank about 3km from Kopu.
The driver and sole occupant was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road will be closed for a number of... Continue reading »
Due to a serious crash, the state highway is closed between SH26 (Kopu) and SH25 (Hikuai). Motorists are advised to expect delays and to follow the directions of emergency services. Please allow for a further 1 hour travel time to your journey.... Continue reading »
Work to clear the road and assess the stability of the site affected by a slip that closed the Karangahake Gorge on Saturday is ongoing.
If you travel through the gorge be prepared for delays and please follow the directions of stop/go traffic... Continue reading »
Contractors are clearing the slip made up of boulders, some the size of small cars that closed SH2 between Paeroa and Waihi through the Karangahake Gorge yesterday.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that SH2 Paeroa to Waihi, Karangahake... Continue reading »
Emergency services are currently attending a serious crash at the intersection of SH2 and Plummers Point Road.
The two-vehicle crash was reported at around 11.50am.
One person is in a serious condition.
As a result the intersection is closed and... Continue reading »
NZ Transport Agency has advised of two overnight road closures this week.
Monday 26 November 2018State Highway 27, Kaihere Hill, between State Highway 2 and Paeroa-Tahuna Road, will be closed overnight from 8pm to 5am for road repair works.
Tuesday... Continue reading »
Innovative electronic speed signs will be installed at six Waikato intersections over the coming weeks.
The signs, known as Intersection Speed Zones, detect when a vehicle is turning into or out of a side road and temporarily reduce the legal speed... Continue reading »
State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed overnight for resurfacing tonight, Thursday 25 October. The work is weather dependent.
Signs and detours will be in place alerting motorists in Paeroa at the western end of the gorge and... Continue reading »
State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed overnight for resurfacing on Tuesday 23 October and Thursday 25 October. The work is weather dependent.
Signs and detours will be in place alerting motorists in Paeroa at the western end... Continue reading »
Emergency services have been called to a collision between a truck and car near the intersection of Old Tauranga Road Waihi and Sh2 south of Waihi.
Please avoid the area. Traffic is backed up towards Waihi.
Indications at this stage are at least one... Continue reading »
Due to an earlier crash, SH25 between Whiritoa and Whangamata will be closed between 9 am and 12.30 pm tomorrow (Wednesday 10 October) for recovery of a truck.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area or delay their journey.
Recommended NZTA detour... Continue reading »
SH2-Karangahake Gorge will be closed tonight, 5 September, while contractors blast some overhanging rock.
The route between Waihi and Paeroa will be closed from 9 pm until work is completed – which may be several hours. Alternative routes are via... Continue reading »
SH2-Karangahake Gorge will be closed next Wednesday night, 5 September, while contractors blast some overhanging rock.
The route between Waihi and Paeroa will be closed from 9 pm until work is completed – which may be several hours. Alternative... Continue reading »