Four people were seriously injured after one Christchurch accident involving two cars and a caravan.
Emergency services were called on Main North Road, between Gressons Road and Macdonalds Lane at 12:25 pm.
Meanwhile, State Highway 56 is blocked after a four-vehicle crash in Tiakitahuna, southwest of Palmerston North.
Police said two people were in serious condition and four in moderate condition.
Emergency services are also responding to reports of a pickup truck rocking on the shores of Picton Harbor.
He understood that the van collided with a bollard near Wellington Street not long ago.
There are no reports of injuries at this stage.