A low from the Tasman Sea is forecast to move over New Zealand later today and early Monday bringing strong winds and rain to many places.
As the low approaches today, northerlies are forecast to strengthen over the North Island and upper South... Continue reading »
Puarere Stream Bridge on Omahu Valley Road, Hikutaia, will be under stop-go management from Monday 13 May to Friday 17 May while permanent repairs to the bridge abutment are made.
The bridge will then be closed from 9am to 3pm on Monday and Tuesday... Continue reading »
The first stage of a $101 million-dollar project to boost safety and save lives on State Highway 2 (SH2) north of Tauranga will be finished on schedule in July, with work now underway on the remaining sections.
Associate Transport Minister Julie... Continue reading »
Road Safety Week aims to inspire communities to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages during the Week and beyond.
Road Safety Week is coordinated annually by Brake, a road safety charity that works to prevent road death and... Continue reading »
Motorists in the Thames-Coromandel area should exercise extreme caution if travelling on State Highway 25 between Thames and Tairua.
Emergency services were alerted to an oil spill in the area around 1:40 pm today.
The spill is described as being... Continue reading »
Motorists travelling across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region for Easter are urged to drive to the conditions and plan ahead before leaving home.
This year Easter Monday, Anzac Day and school holidays all fall in the same week, which means it’s... Continue reading »
Good weather and a happy alignment of public holidays will make for a larger than usual number of visitors to the Coromandel this year says local MP Scott Simpson.
Easter is traditionally a big weekend around the region but this year we have Easter... Continue reading »
Listen in to Brian Gentil and Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens talking about recent Waihi Fire & Rescue Service call outs including the truck incident that occured in Waihi this morning.
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens covered the four jobs his... Continue reading »
Powerco has advised that about 130 properties are without power in the Waihi area after a truck incident.
Power lines have come down at the intersection of Kenny Street and Silverton Road.
Power is estimated to be restored by approximately 3.30 pm.... Continue reading »
The Beach Hoppers have been at Onemana today and are set to make some noise tonight and all weekend in Whangamata.
Weather-wise for the North Island, the weak front continues to sink further south tomorrow and Saturday as warm and humid... Continue reading »
There will be overnight closures through the Waikino section of Karangahake Gorge on State Highway 2 tonight and tomorrow - Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 March.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists there will be a full closure between Waitawheta... Continue reading »
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 »