Quick re-paint called for

Tauranga City Council staff are ‘following up with the contractor’ after a quick re-paint was required in Otumoetai Road on Wednesday. SunLive was sent a photo and video of the new double yellow lines guiding traffic straight onto the centre...... Read More

Use the port gold to fix highways

Using the wealth of the Port of Tauranga shareholding to jump start urgently needed work on SH2 and the Tauranga Northern Link, is being suggested by Tauranga City Councillor Larry Baldock. In his submission today on the proposed Bay of Plenty Land Transport...... Read More

Maungatapu Underpass to be connected

Work is to begin next week on connecting the Maungatapu Underpass project with the existing local roads. From April 16, there will be lane diversions, speed restrictions, unsealed surfaces, off peak and night works on Welcome Bay Road near Greenwood...... Read More

Demand for tougher foreign driver rules

Helen Carnell was a model driver whose life was cut short in a crash involving a tourist driver, her grieving grandson says. The 80-year-old meals-on-wheels volunteer’s loved ones want the government to clamp-down on untutored tourist...... Read More

Local businesses back their boy

Joseph Millar’s the fastest thing on two feet in New Zealand  at the moment.He holds ten senior sprint titles - the most ever won. He can cut out 200 metres in a tick over 20.5 seconds, and may be as fast as anything on Jono Allen’s...... Read More

Weekend Wheels

April 7: Super Stock Rumble and Fredrickson Gold Cup, ASB Stadium, BayparkIf you are into stock car action, this is the night for you. Last season the Super Stock Rumble had 40 super stock cars on the track all at once. The Harry Fredrickson Stock Car...... Read More

August for Bay roading futures

It’s too early to tell if the government draft transport policy will be good for the Bay of Plenty, says BOP Regional Council Transport Committee chair Stuart Crosby. The draft policy statement released yesterday shows the government intends to...... Read More

Crash causes delays

Traffic is delayed following a two car crash on SH29A at Maungatapu, near the overbridge. Emergency services were called to the scene about 5.45pm. Sunlive understands the accident is in the southbound land.... Read More

Electric vehicles on show at Bayfair

Bayfair Shopping Centre had more electric vehicles than usual on site today when the #LeadingTheCharge road trip came to town. The visit was part of a national tour of electric vehicles organised by the Better NZ Trust, which seeks to promote uptake...... Read More

Suzuki's time travel machine

I love shopping baskets.  They’re the small, around town, quick-as-a-whip cars that are easy to park and easy to drive.I learned to drive in one in the 1970s and today I still look at this auto-market segment as the most challenging and, in...... Read More




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