Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who died following a serious crash on SH41 at Tokaanu, near Turangi on 3 October.
He was 25-year-old Malachi Te Turi Wharepapa Kuru from Turangi.
Police extend their sympathies to his family and friends.
Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.
Issued by the Police Media Centre.