Awhitu Road

Police Patch – 17 July 2018

I read the recent article in The Post about the number of accidents on Awhitu Road. Yes, there has been a number of serious accidents on that particular road over recent years. And when the article questioned whether there may be more accidents on that road, that was also correct. We do attend a lot of crashes on that road, […]

Letter: The Cause of Road Accidents is not speed alone

Unlike your correspondent last week, I do not believe that speed is the cause of accidents. Speed adds to the consequences of an accident but I would be very surprised if it is the root cause. In my personal view the real causes are more often a combination of poor driving skills, poor judgment calls by drivers, lack of awareness […]

Safe speed camera sites at Kariotahi and Kingseat

Work is progressing on the installation of two new safe speed cameras in high crash risk areas in the Counties Manukau Police district. Awhitu Road and Glenbrook Road are among 33 sites across the country where new safe speed cameras will be placed in an effort to drive down mean speeds and related deaths and injuries in these areas. “The […]


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