Three people have been injured in a serious car crash near Raglan.
The crash, involving three vehicles, happened about 5pm on Thursday.
The driver of one vehicle and a child have been flown to Waikato Hospital by helicopter, while another child has been taken to hospital by ambulance.
Police say State Highway 23 from Whatawhata to Raglan is likely to be closed until late on Thursday night.
Diversions are in place at Mangatawhiri and Greenslade roads.