12:53pm:

A person has been killed in a crash involving a bus and a car on the Waikato side of the Kaimai Range.

Emergency services are at the scene of the crash on State Highway 29.

One person who was in the car has died at the scene.

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There were no other reported injuries.

The Police Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit, and the Serious Crash Unit, is in attendance and will be investigating the cause of the crash.

EARLIER: Emergency services are responding to reports of a collision involving a bus and a car on State Highway 29.

The crash happened about 11.35am near the Tauranga Rd intersection at the Waikato base of the Kaimai Range.

It is understood no one on the bus was injured.