NZ@Noon: Logging truck crashes 'unacceptable'

By -
Add a comment

Five logging truck crashes in less than a months has been deemed "unacceptable" and "intolerable" by a transport leader, and a road work is knocked unconscious by a car that allegedly sped through a worksite. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Five logging truck crashes in less than a month across Northland has been deemed "totally unacceptable and intolerable" by a transport industry leader.

A road worker has been knocked unconscious by a car allegedly speeding through a worksite.

Police say a fatal crash earlier this year involving a motorcyclist and a Chinese tourist was a tragic case involving an inexperienced overseas driver.

A Tauranga man who was prepared to sit in a tree until he was "dragged out" has won a personal victory this morning.

A missing man is being treated for hypothermia after jumping into a lake in the Bay of Plenty late last night.

A leading pet retail firm is coming to Wairarapa with possibly 12 new jobs up for grabs.

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf03 at 27 Oct 2016 00:31:27 Processing Time: 573ms