One person is dead after a serious crash on State Highway 5 near Rotorua.
It is understood one of the vehicles involved was transporting a large house.
Emergency services were notified of a two-vehicle collision at 11.17pm last night.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing, police said today.
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The road was closed for several hours as authorities worked at the site.
It was reopened about 4am, police said.