Police can confirm that one person has died following a serious crash at the intersection of SH 1 and Richards Road in Kauri, north of Whangārei, last night.
Emergency services were notified of the crash between a car and a motorbike just before 6:40pm.
The motorbike rider was transported to Whangārei Hospital in a critical condition but sadly died from their injuries overnight.
The Serious Crash Unit has been advised.
The road was closed while Police examined the scene but has since re-opened.
Issued by Police Media Centre