Illegal driving in Tauranga sparks safety reminder

  Police are reminding drivers of the risks of unsafe driving, after reviewing still images of dangerous and illegal driving which has been filmed in Tauranga.   Todd MacLean, who filmed the incidents on Wednesday, has shared the stills...... Read More

Heavy rain delays Waioeka Gorge works

  Work to re-open the section of State Highway 2 affected by a slip in the Waioeka Gorge has been delayed due to heavy rain on Sunday.   NZTA Regional Transport System Manager Rob Campbell expects work on the gorge won’t be completed...... Read More

Road closures in and around Tauranga

Motorists are being warned to expect slight delays around Tauranga and Mount Maunganui. Ongoing works around the city means contractors are having to shut down certain roads. See below to see what closures are happening where and how your travels...... Read More

Waioeka Gorge re-opens 24/7 from early next week

  The NZTA says it’s working to re-open the section of State Highway 2 affected by a slip in the Waioeka Gorge 24hrs a day from Tuesday next week.   Transport Agency Regional Transport System Manager, Rob Campbell thanks motorists...... Read More

A driver’s warning to SH36 commuters

  A motorist is warning others to drive with caution, after having a lucky escape from a crash on SH36, between Tauranga and Rotorua.   The woman, who wants to remain anonymous, says she’s thankful to have escaped without injuries...... Read More

Drivers ignoring Bayfair link speed restrictions

Drivers are being reminded of temporary speed restrictions in place through the Baypark to Bayfair Link (Bay Link) construction site. Transport Agency Project Manager John McCarthy says anecdotal evidence indicates not everyone is adhering to the 50km/h...... Read More

Police now have access to driver licence photos

A new automated system that allows New Zealand Police to access NZ Transport Agency driver licence photos went live yesterday. Timely access to driver licence photos will improve Police’s ability to identify the people they interact with, and...... Read More

Campbell excited for new car debut

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell will make the eagerly anticipated debut of the Campbell Rallysport Ford Fiesta AP4 car at this weekend’s Lone Star Rally Canterbury, the third round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. The...... Read More

Compact Kona cruiser

Looks can sometimes be deceiving, but not in the case of Hyundai’s all-new Kona. Just look at it – it’s a stunner. I would even go so far as saying it’s very un-Hyundai, given their usual sleek, business-like design. It looks...... Read More

Long weekend traffic congestion predictions

People planning on heading away this weekend are being warned to expect heavy traffic on State Highway 29, over the Kaimai Range, and State Highway 2, north of Tauranga, “This is the last long weekend for a few months and the last one before...... Read More

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