Opotiki family still in hospital after crash

4:04 pm on 6 May 2017

A mother and two children from an Opotiki family of five are still in hospital after a two-car crash near Whakatāne last night.

Police said they were called to the crash on Wainui Road at Maraetotara at about 7pm.

The 29-year-old mother is in intensive care at Waikato Hospital.

Two children are in Auckland's Starship Hospital, a nine-year-old girl is in a serious condition and a five-year-old boy is in a stable condition.

The 31-year-old father and a girl, 11, were both discharged from Whakatāne hospital this morning.