Paekākāriki Hill Rd near Wellington has reopened following a crash between a car and a ute.
The crash was reported about 11.50am, police said in a statement.
Motorists were earlier asked to avoid the area or expect delays.
The New Zealand Transport Agency said the road was blocked near the Paekākāriki end.
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It has since been reopened.
One person is in Wellington Hospital in a stable condition in the emergency department, a hospital spokesman confirmed.