Police have been called to the scene of a serious crash in the Far North, which has left multiple people injured.
The crash occurred shortly before midday.
A police spokeman said two cars have collided on West Coast Rd in Waipapakauri.
At this stage, three people were believed to have serious injuries and three more people have moderate injuries.
A rescue helicopter was also being called to the incident.
Diversions were in place on West Coast Rd.