Two people were injured in a crash on the East Coast this evening.
State Highway 35 is closed about 5km south of Wharf Rd, Tolaga Bay after the 7pm crash.
One person with serious injuried and another with moderate injuries have been taken to Gisborne Hospital.
Waka Kotahi NZTA Central North Island tweeted just after 7.30pm that the highway was closed, with contractors on the way.
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Earlier, one person was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in the Far North this morning.
Emergency services were called to Rataroa Rd, in Kāeo, just after 9am.
The car reportedly rolled, a police spokeswoman said.
"The single-occupant of the car was airlifted by helicopter to Auckland [City] Hospital."
A St John spokeswoman confirmed the driver was in a critical condition when they were taken to hospital.