A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a car in the Far North.
The death happened on State Highway 1 at Awanui, just north of Kaitaia, about 1.15am on Friday, police say.
Three pedestrians were involved.
One died at the scene, one was taken to hospital in a critical condition and the other has moderate injuries.
Police are still at the scene and the section of SH1 is closed.