A school bus and a ute have collided at a a busy intersection in Whakamarama.
The accident happened just after 8.15am at the intersection of Barretts Rd and State Highway 2.
Tauranga police Senior Sergeant Nigel Ramsden said emergency services were on their way to the accident, which is outside the Whakamaramara shops.
Traffic is advised of delays.
No one is believed to be injured.