One killed, several injured in crash
Police can now confirm one person has died following a crash on SH1, Waiouru Military Area, Ruapehu District.
The crash involved three vehicles and several people were injured, says a police spokesperson.
"Two helicopters were dispatched from Taupo and one from Palmerston North.
"The road is now open.
"Motorists are advised avoid the area and drive to the conditions."