Police have charged a man after two children were struck by an out-of-control car south of Auckland this morning.
The children - who police said were related - were hit on Hamilton Drive in Waiuku about 8am.
Police said the children, aged eight and 10, were walking on the footpath when a driver lost control and hit them.
The children have been taken to hospital with moderate injuries.
A 30-year-old man from Waiuku was arrested at the scene and charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing injury.