One person has been killed when their car went off the road in rural Northland.
An ambulance and rescue helicopter were dispatched to the crash site in Donnelly's Crossing late on Sunday.
A man died at the scene while another person suffered minor injuries.
Police say the fatality does not count toward the official Easter road toll as it may have been caused by a medical event.
The Easter road toll, which began at 4pm on Thursday and ends at 6am on March 29, stands at three.
Last year one person died during the holiday period.
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