One person is in a critical condition after their car hit a power pole at an intersection in Hawkes Bay.
Police were called at 4:10am at the intersection of Mangaroa and Paki Paki Rd, near Longlands.
The patient has been taken to Hawkes Bay Hospital.
According to a Unison Network outages map, 32 people in the area have been left without power.
Power is expected to be fully restored by 8:30am.
SH50A is closed between Longlands and Railway Rd, NTZA says.