One person has died in a crash in Westmere, Whanganui District.
Emergency services were alerted to the crash at the intersection of State Highway 3 and Watt Livingstone Road at 12.30pm Sunday.
Diversions are in place and motorists are asked to follow the directions of emergency services staff at the scene.
In a separate incident Sunday morning, State Highway 2 between Carterton and Greytown in the Wairarapa is closed after a car collided with a tree at 11.20am.
The driver, the sole occupant of the car, was airlifted to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition.
The road remains closed while the Serious Crash Unit examines the crash scene.
Waikato cyclist injured
In the Waikato, State Highway 2 at Karangahake Gorge is currently down to one lane due to an incident where a cyclist has been injured.
Initial reports suggest they are in a serious condition.
Emergency services are working to have the road fully reopened as soon as possible.
Motorists should expect delays.