Three people have been injured in a crash between a truck and a car north of Auckland.
Police said the vehicles collided on State Highway 1 just south of Warkworth.
Three people, including a child, have sustained serious injuries and have been transported to hospital. None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
The road was closed for some time, but has now reopened in both directions
Drivers have been warned they should avoid the area as there were still delays, police said.