One person has been seriously injured in a crash on State Highway 2 in the Karangahake Gorge this morning.
A police spokeswoman said the two-vehicle crash was reported at 7.45am.
The road was closed for a time to allow a rescue helicopter to land but has since reopened.
A St John spokesman said one patient was airlifted with serious injuries to Waikato Hospital.
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Another patient with minor injuries was treated at the scene.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advised motorists to allow extra time in the area as delays eased.