Police can now name the three people who died in a crash on Whananaki North Road, near Whangārei, early on Sunday morning.
They were Maurice Kareko, 35, Rhiannon Walters, 11, and Alec Walters, 5.
A child remains in Whangārei Hospital in a serious condition.
This is an absolute tragedy and Police’s thoughts are with the victims’ families at this incredibly difficult time.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.