$11m boost for low emission transport

Low emission transport will receive a record boost totalling more than $11 million, Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods announced today. “Today I’m announcing the largest round of new funding from the Government’s Low Emission...... Read More

Activities for the young and young at heart

Nothing but smoke and wheelies were left on the concrete after Wheels for Cure Kid's event. Wheels for Cure Kids for their fifth year promised to be bigger than ever, and they definitely delivered, with the Fraser Cove carpark packed with people....... Read More

Tyres to smoke for a Sunday drifting battle

Carl Thompson has taken out his first ever Panhead Custom Ales Pole Position for Round 1 of the D1NZ Drifting Championship in Tauranga. Micheal Thorley has also topped the scores in the Turbosmart Pro-Sport Drift Series in the qualifying rounds at...... Read More

Freestyle fundraiser flies high at Fraser Cove

Backflips, rulers and the train will be some of the many freestyle motorcross stunts Tauranga can expect to see this weekend. Some of the world’s best motorcross and BMX athletes will be putting on a NITRO Circus-styled show at the Wheels for...... Read More

Drifting championships kick off in BOP

The 2019 D1NZ Drifting Championship begins this weekend in Tauranga at Trustpower Baypark Stadium, where more than 60 of New Zealand’s best teams and drivers are set to compete in the biggest drifting competition in the southern hemisphere. The...... Read More

Track preparations underway for D1NZ

Diggers are at Baypark Stadium preparing for the D1NZ National Drifting Championships this weekend. Thousands of people are expected to gather for Round One of the competition. Organisers are encouraging people to head along and see New Zealand's...... Read More

Tauranga local to compete in drifting competition

Tauranga local Dave Steedman has been competing in D1NZ under Team DSR for many years and has been confirmed for another season ahead, where he'll be delivering solid results for sure. Dave grew up on a farm and (like many of our drivers)...... Read More

Viral video prompts police warning

A truck driver’s video of some seriously questionable driving in New Zealand has gone viral on social media. Michael Maunder’s video has received more than 1.3 million views. In a post on the Waikato Police Facebook page, police have posted...... Read More

BOP fourth on the list for road safety programme

The Bay of Plenty is fourth in line for the Government’s Safe Network Programme. The $1.4 billion, three-year programme to make New Zealand’s highest risk roads safer will first be rolled out in Waikato, Auckland and Canterbury. The Safe...... Read More

Airbag warning for Tauranga motorists

Consumers in Tauranga are being urged to check if their vehicle has been affected by the compulsory recall of Takata Alpha type airbags. The compulsory recall came into effect in April this year and the latest data shows in Tauranga there are...... Read More




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