One person is dead, another critically injured and three others seriously hurt after four car crashes overnight.
Two pedestrians were hit in separate incidents - one near Huntly just after midnight, causing the person critical injuries, and the other near Ōpotiki about 2.30am, where a person has since died.
A car rolled in Shannon in Horowhenua just before 3am.
One person was initially trapped in the vehicle. They were taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Meanwhile, a car with three occupants went over a bank in Newlands, just north of Wellington, at about 3am.
One was critically injured.