The name of the Tauranga man killed in a motorcycle crash in the Waikato has been released.

Police have named the man as 60-year-old Ivan Philip Stanbridge.

Mr Stanbridge died of his injuries after the crash on Old Te Aroha Rd about 4pm.

Police said in a statment the Serious Crash Unit would continue to investigate the crash and no further information.

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Waikato road policing manager Inspector Freda Grace told NZME the man was driving home towards Tauranga when he's travelled up over the brow of a hill.

Mrs Grace said initial investigations suggested the man crossed the centre line.

The man was believed to be an experienced rider, she said.

"It was a lovely day and with the exception of the fact that he's crossed the centre line and potentially may have been going a little bit fast he was doing everything else right because his bike was registered and warranted and he had all the safety gear; had on proper bike pants and jacket."

The crash brings the Waikato district's road toll to 30 deaths.