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The Desert Road in the central North Island will close for two periods totalling about three hours tomorrow morning while urgent repair work is carried out.
Police have named the third person killed in a crash on the Desert Road on Monday morning.
A 20-year-old Samoan woman and 21-year-old Indian student were among three young foreign nationals killed in a serious crash on SH1.
Fire crews had to cut four foreign nationals - three of them dead - from a car after it crashed into a truck on the Desert Road. Audio
Fire crews had to cut four foreigners - three of them dead - from their car after it crashed into a truck on the Desert Road. Audio
The Civil Aviation Authority is investigating an attempted emergency landing by an aircraft that caused vehicles to take evasive action on the Desert Road. Audio
A motorist heading along the Desert Road has described swerving to avoid being being hit by a small plane lining up an emergency landing. Audio
Kennedy Warne has been on The Desert Road. Audio