Karangahake Gorge open after serious crash
State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge is now open following a serious crash.
The highway was closed on Thursday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash at 3.15pm.
"Three people suffered serious injuries and one other person suffered minor to moderate injuries in the crash," says a police spokesperson.
The highway was closed for several hours and re-opened around 10.50pm.
"Police would like to thank motorists for their patience while the diversions were in place.
"Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing."