A woman has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after being hit by a car in Waihi Beach.
A police spokeswoman said officers were called to a collision between a pedestrian and vehicle on Seaforth Rd just after 10pm yesterday.
She said a helicopter flew a woman to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition.
A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesman said crews were deployed to set up a helicopter bay in Athenree around 10.30pm.
A St John spokeswoman said they sent one ambulance and a helicopter to the scene.