One man has been killed and another person is seriously injured following a crash in Southland.
Emergency services were called out to the two-car collision about 1km from Riversdale at 9.30am today.
The male driver of one of the cars died on the scene.
Another was seriously injured and a third sustained moderate injuries, a St John's ambulance service spokesman says.
The death was the fourth vehicle-related fatality in 12 hours, including two others in the Waikato and one near Pukekohe.