Seven critical after two-car crash
Seven people have suffered critical injuries in a two-car crash north of Auckland where a man had to be cut from the wreckage.
All seven have been transported to Auckland City Hospital after the crash about 12.35pm, just past the gas station at Te Hana, Rodney.
The road has been blocked and diversions are in place at Mangawhai Rd and Matheson Rd.
Emergency services are still on the scene.
The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating.