Police can now name the pedestrian who died after being hit by a car on Wharepoa West Road in Kerepehi, Hauraki District on Saturday 10 February.
He was 17-year-old Whetu Peke of Ngatea.
The driver of the car is assisting with inquiries.
Police extend their sympathies to the friends and family of Whetu at this sad time.
Issued by Police Media Centre