Four people who died in a crash in Tuakau in Auckland where one of the vehicles burst into flames, are yet to be identified.
Two vehicles collided along Buckland Road in Tuakau shortly before 10pm on Tuesday, killing three adults and one child.
Police say it is thought two adults and a child were travelling in a Ford Falcon. The child was ejected from the vehicle.
A fifth person is in a critical, but stable, condition in Middlemore hospital. It is unknown which car he came from.