New expressway on the home straight

NZTA says a "long winter" slowed work on the Kapiti expressway, but sections of it are now open.

Dashcam busts towie's joyride

A tow truck driver found a $154,000 sports car just too tempting and decided to give it a spin after towing it.

Hilux fails Swedish moose test

Test drivers suggest "something is seriously wrong" with popular pick-up.

Truck drags car for 25km

A truck driver, unaware that his vehicle had been rear-ended, has dragged a car for 25 kilometres along a highway.

Young spark leads diesel charge

16-year-old Rangiora student Matt Summerfield will be lining up the New Zealand Rally Championships’ first diesel-powered entry in the forthcoming Rally of Hawke’s Bay. TIM GREY reports.

Roadster revamped

The third-generation Mazda MX-5 has undergone a mid-life facelift and now has a grin as wide as the new Mazda3's, notes DAVE MOORE.


Coming of age

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