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One person has died after a car collided with the median strip and a truck on the Southern Motorway near Pokeno.
The crash happened at about 4:35 am.
Fatal quad bike accident
One person has died and another has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries following a quad bike accident at Kuratau near Taupo.
SH2 at Pongakawa
State Highway 2 is expected to be closed for at least another two hours while Police and emergency services work to clear the scene of an earlier fatal crash at Pongakawa.
Fatal Crash Matakana
Update: 0643hrs: Road is open.
Police and emergengy services are attending a fatal crash on Matakana Road, west of Matakana.
Suggested route for Tokoroa-Rotorua traffic
Motorists intending to travel from Tokoroa to Rotorua are advised to use State Highway 5 as diversions are in place due to a serious crash.
Weather warning to Central District motorists
Central District Police are urging motorists to drive carefully this morning as surface flooding and heavy rain make difficult driving conditions.