Friday, 9 June 2023 - 8:34pm |

Update - Fatal crash, State Highway 1, Mata

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Police can now advise that one person has died in a crash on State Highway 1 near Mata, south of Whangārei.

The crash, involving two cars, was reported to Police at 7.10pm.

Two other people were injured in the crash – one critically and one seriously. Both have been transported to Whangārei Hospital.

State Highway 1 is expected to remain closed for several hours.

Southbound traffic is being diverted at Springfield Road, and northbound traffic at Salmon Road.


Issued by Police Media Centre.