A 26-year-old man has died following a two-car crash in Taranaki.
Police say the cars collided between on Fairfield Road, just outside the township of Hawera, between 7pm and 7.15pm on Friday.
The driver of one car, a man from New Plymouth, was killed.
Police say the 22-year-old driver of the other car is in a stable condition in Hawera Hospital.
The scene is being examined on Saturday.