Trig Road South, Waihi, will remain closed near the intersection with Mathers Road for several days due to a large tomo which caved in underneath the road last night, leaving a hole approximately 1.8m wide at the surface and extending 4m - 5m deep... Continue reading »
Trig Road South, Waihi, is closed near the intersection with Mathers Road due to a large tomo which has caved in underneath the road leaving a hole approximately 1.8m wide at the surface and extending 4m - 5m deep under the road.
The tomo was... Continue reading »
A large slip is blocking the southbound lane of the Thames Coast Road.
The slip is described as being on the section of road near Whakatete and Ngarimu Bays.
Contractors will be working to clear the slip however the road is likely to be closed for... Continue reading »
The MetService is monitoring an approaching subtropical low and has issued a severe weather watch for parts of the North Island including Waikato and the Coromandel Peninsula.
Periods of heavy rain are forecast over the next 24 hours. Wind gusts... Continue reading »
After heavy rain over the long weekend, Puketui Road, Hikuai, is closed until further notice as the ford is still in flood.
All other Thames Coromandel District roads are open as are all state highways. Work is continuing on the Thames Coast Road... Continue reading »
There is surface flooding, slips and heavy rain hitting the Bay of Plenty.
Flooding is occuring at Papmoa Beach, Te Puke, Mount Maunganui, Otumoetai and KatikatiPolice are not aware of anyone being injured in weather-related events at this stage,... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is advising people to avoid travelling tonight in Waikato and Bay of Plenty areas affected by heavy rain and to check before they travel on Monday.
A number of roads are closed in Coromandel and Western Bay of Plenty because... Continue reading »
Flooding is affecting roads in multiple districts due to the heavy rain.If you can - delay travel until the flooding recedes.
A slip is causing delays on SH2 between Paeroa and Waihi. Traffic management is in place and the road is reduced to one... Continue reading »
SH 25 Between Wade Rd and the 309 Rd, Whitianga
SH 25 Near to The 309 Road, Preece Point
Due to a flooded river these roads are closed until further notice. Follow the direction of emergency services and motorists are advised to delay their journey... Continue reading »
Emergency services are attending a serious crash on Kopu-Hikuai Rd, Coromandel.
Police were called at 3.16 pm to reports of a two-vehicle crash between Kirikiri Valley Rd and Puketui Rd.
Initial reports suggest three people are trapped - their... Continue reading »
The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Waihi at 4.15 pm on Sunday 13 May, where a 30-year-old man riding a motorbike collided with a car.
The man sustained multiple injuries, including injuries to his arm and shoulders. He was... Continue reading »
SH25 rebuild on track for June completion
The project to rebuild and strengthen SH25 after January's storms is entering the final phase, with a first coat of seal laid down on the road in a number of places.
Good weather over the past few... Continue reading »
A 19 year old male was lucky to walk away unhurt after his car left the Thames Coast Road and ended up on rocks at 4.40 am this morning.
By the time emergency services arrived at the incident the driver was already out of the vehicle and being... Continue reading »
Posted 8 May 2018
by Gold FM
in Road info
Media Release: NZTA
The NZ Transport Agency and Western Bay of Plenty District Council are carrying out a two-week trial to see if delays can be reduced for people using State Highway 2 near Te Puna.
The trial will be carried out between Clarke Road and Te Puna Station... Continue reading »
A new speed camera will start operating this week in the Waikato Police District. Police say it is an effort to ensure safe speeds and reduce deaths and injuries on our roads.
“Road crashes have devastating impacts on families and communities,” says... Continue reading »
State Highway 25A, also known as Kopu Hikuai Road, is currently closed while Police examine the scene of a crash that occurred near Thames last night, Tuesday 1 May.
Around 8 pm there was a head-on collision between a van and a utility vehicle on... Continue reading »
State Highway 25a Coromandel (Kopu-Hikuai) is expected to be closed from 11.30 am today for around three hours while Police complete a serious crash investigation.
The crash occurred last night.
The NZ Transport Agency says a detour will be in place... Continue reading »
A body has been found during the search for a man missing in the Tairua River area.
The search began last night when a car was found submerged off Hikuai School Road.
The registered owner of the car was reported missing at 5.30pm.
The body of a 72... Continue reading »