There will be an overnight closure through the Karangahake Gorge on State Highway 2 on Monday 18 March.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists there will be a full closure between School Road, in Karangahake Village and Waitawheta Road in Waikino... Continue reading »
State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed for Asphalt Resurfacing works between 8 pm and 5 am tonight, tomorrow night and Wednesday nights.
There’ll be a full closure between Karangahake Village (School Road) and Waitawheta Road... Continue reading »
Work is progressing on options to mitigate beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay as part of a wider programme of work to protect the Coromandel coastline.
A combination of king tides and an extreme weather event last July last caused significant erosion at... Continue reading »
A ridge of high pressure remains over the North Island with conditions largely fine and dry for Monday and Tuesday While parts of the upper North Island will see some useful showers on Wednesday.
“Warm moist air from the tropics will move over the... Continue reading »
There will be a Full Road Closure between the Paeroa urban boundary and Waitawheta Road for Asphalt Resurfacing Works tonight, Monday 11th February from 8 pm to 05 am tomorrow morning, Tuesday 12th February.
Detour route: Southern Detour: SH2 (Waihi... Continue reading »
A Tauranga woman has been charged after leaving a baby in a car last week.
The baby was left unattended in a vehicle on Gravatt Road, Papamoa Beach on January 31.
A 21-year-old woman has been charged with neglect of a child and will be summonsed to... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers in Waikato and Bay of Plenty to be aware over the next week of potentially hazardous ‘summer ice’ on the region’s roads.
“There is some rain forecast across the region, and after an extended run of very hot... Continue reading »
Eastern District Police advise all drivers to secure their vehicles following reports of thefts from cars.
Ensure vehicles, including campervans, are secured and locked, particularly at camping areas and beaches.
Take your valuables, including... Continue reading »
Motorists are being reminded to plan ahead this anniversary weekend as the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regions are hosting a large number of public events.
Bay of Plenty Systems Manager Rob Campbell says there will be a lot of people travelling on our... Continue reading »
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 »