New Zealand Police

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Police Traffic and Crime News

  • Road blocked by slip
    State Highway 6 (Haast Pass-Makarora Road) is blocked following a slip. The location of the slip is described as being approximately 10 km out of Makarora. At this... Read more »
  • Harper Ave, Christchurch
    Harper Ave in central Christchurch will be closed for most of the night after a crash. A single vehicle hit a light pole around 9:15pm. The road will... Read more »
  • State Highway 5, Napier-Taupo Road
    State Highway 5, the Napier-Taupo Road, is closed to allow the clean-up of several slips. The road will be closed at both ends overnight, and is not... Read more »
  • SH2 Opotiki
    State Highway 2 (Waiotahe Beach Rd), west of Opotiki has been completely closed by a large slip. Diversions are in place using Paerata Ridge and Verrall Roads. Contractors... Read more »
  • Paeroa-Tahuna Road
    A truck and trailer unit has rolled on the Paeroa-Tahuna Road at Otway in the Matamata-Piako District. The road is completely blocked between Tautiti Road and Endowment... Read more »
  • Just south of Hampton Downs
    Motorists travelling north of Huntly are advised of delays following a crash. A single vehicle travelling north crashed just south of Hampton Downs shortly before midday. Both northbound... Read more »
  • SH 35
    A large slip is blocking State Highway 35 near Tirohanga Road in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Police are advising motorists to use an alternative route where... Read more »
  • Nikau Road, Pahiatua area
    Motorists in the Pahiatua area are advised that Nikau Road is blocked after a logging truck rolled. It happened shortly before 3pm near the intersection with Tutaekara... Read more »
  • State Highway 1, Te Horo
    State Highway 1 at Te Horo, Kapiti Coast has cleared following a crash earlier this evening. Police thanks motorists for their patience. ENDS ... Read more »
  • SH 35, Eastern Bay of Plenty
    State Highway 35 just south of Te Kaha in the Eastern Bay of Plenty is now clear after a truck rolled earlier this afternoon. Police would like... Read more »