Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 1, near Oakleigh in Northland's Whangarei District.
Police were called to the accident at around 4:50pm on Sunday.
Police have confirmed one person is dead.
"One person has serious injuries, while another has moderate injuries," says a police spokesperson.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area as the road is closed and diversions are in place.
The Serious Crash Unit will examine the scene.
More to come.