Two people were injured after a vehicle plunged into the canal at Whitianga.
A police media spokeswoman said police were called to the incident off South Highway around 9:20pm yesterday.
There were two people in the vehicle who managed to get out safely, she said, however, it was unclear whether the vehicle was still in the water.
A St John media spokeswoman said one ambulance went to the scene and both people had minor injuries.
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One person was taken to a local medical centre, she said.