Update 2019-09-04: According to recent reports, several Chinese Tourists were killed in the accident.
2019-09-04: On Wednesday (04 September), several people died in a bus accident near Mamaku on Highway 5. Several people were injured. There were 20 people on the bus.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers are advised to avoid the scene of the accident and follow instructions by security forces.
New Zealand Police, RNZ