One person has died in a two-vehicle crash which has closed a section of State Highway 29 in Waikato this afternoon.
Police say they are responding to a serious crash on State Highway 29, Karapiro which occurred around 2pm.
One person has died at the scene and another is seriously injured.
The road is blocked east of Hinuera Quarry and diversions are in place.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
The Serious Crash Unit has been notified.