Police were called to the crash just before 6pm.
Police can now confirm one person has died following a single-vehicle crash in Wairoa this morning.
The vehicle went down a bank on Tiniroto Road, between Wainwright Road and Ruakituri Road, about 5.45am.
The driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene, says a police spokesperson.
"The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene."