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A person has died and another injured following a quad bike accident in the early hours of this morning near Taupo.

Emergency services were called to a bush reserve near State Highway 41, Kuratau around 1am.

One person has died at the scene while the other person involved in the accident was airlifted to hospital with moderate injuries by helicopter.

Police have launched an investigation on behalf of the coroner.

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