Police can now name the five people who died following a crash on Tirohanga Road, Taupo District, on Monday April 1.
They were 44-year-old Peter Rangikataua, 15-year-old Michelle Morgan-Rangikataua, 14-year-old Aroha Morgan-Rangikataua, 12-year-old Kahukura Morgan-Rangikataua of Rotorua and 26-year-old Rangi Rangikataua of Atiamuri.
Police extends its sympathies to their family and friends.
The Morgan-Rangikataua whanau has asked for privacy at this difficult time.
Issued by the Police Media Centre