Source: New Zealand Police (District News)
Police are at the scene of a serious multi vehicle crash in Pongakawa, Western Bay of Plenty.
Emergency services were alerted to the crash on Wharere and Te Puke East Roads at around 4pm.
A number of people have serious injuries. Helicopters have been dispatched.
Diversions are in place. Motorists are asked to avoid the area and expect delays.
Issued by Police Media Centre