Police are responding to a fatal crash on SH36 between Gloucester Road and Tauranga Direct Road, Ngongotaha.
The crash, involving a tractor and motorcycle, occurred around 5.20pm.
The motorcyclist died at the scene.
The road is closed and diversions are in place on Central Road and Jackson Road.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.
The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene.
Issued by Police Media Centre