One man is dead after a quad bike accident in Northland this morning.
Emergency services were called to the accident just north of Kaipara around 10.30am where a quad bike carrying a male and female had gone over a bank.
The incident happened near Kellys Bay in Pouto.
Fire crews assisted with lifting the survivor from the crash to a helicopter nearby.
The female is in a serious condition and air lifted to Northland Base Hospital.
The serious crash unit are investigating.