Two people are trapped in a vehicle that has plunged 10m down a bank in Waikato.

A rescue mission is under way at the crash scene on Tahuna Rd near the small settlement of Te Hoe, midway between Tahuna and Ohinewai.

A police spokeswoman said the car had left the road around 12.20pm.

Two people were inside the vehicle that was down a steep 10m bank.

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Fire crews and police were at the scene attempting to get those inside safely out of the wreckage.

She said the pair were speaking on the phone to emergency workers and did not appear to be badly injured.