Several serious crashes in the Waikato region have left five people injured overnight and closed down State Highway 1 south of Hamilton. Read more
The road is blocked near Tamahere. Diversions are in place but the agency says delays in the area are likely for all road users. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and expect major traffic delays.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising people heading to Hamilton Airport to allow plenty of extra time for their journey. People travelling to the airport should consider using State Highway 3 from Hamilton. Keep up to date here
We need your help! These SIX creative applicants who are finalists in for the People's Choice Award as part of Resene Colour My Community. Now it's up to you to decide who should receive the final prize! Read a little information about each of the ideas and how your support will help them - and then cast your vote below. Voting closes Sunday 2 December. More information here.
12.8% 1) Riversdale Community House - Blenheim12.8% Complete
5.5% 2) Belmont Centre - Auckland5.5% Complete
5.1% 3) Churton Park Tennis and Recreational Club - Wellington5.1% Complete
24.7% 4) Barnardos - Napier24.7% Complete
10.6% 5) Ngataringa Organic Garden (NOG) - Auckland10.6% Complete
41.3% 6) Maketu Volunteer Coastguard and Maketu Surf Club41.3% Complete
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