State Highway 33 was closed for more than two hours this morning following a two-car crash at Okere Falls near Rotorua.

A police spokeswoman said the crash happened about 6.05am near the Okere Falls Store on State Highway 33.

A St John spokeswoman said one person was taken to Rotorua Hospital by ambulance in a moderate condition.

One lane was blocked and the road was closed about 6.45am and reopened just before 8.30am.