Police have released the name of the person who died following a crash in Havelock North on Monday.
He was 45-year-old Marco Milliaccio of Hastings.
"Police extends its condolences to his friends and family," the police statement said.
The crash, near a bend on St Georges Rd, was reported to emergency services moments after 4.30pm on Monday.
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Three others from another vehicle were injured, one seriously. Of those, a male in his 40s remains in hospital in a stable condition, while the other two were discharged.
Police earlier confirmed that a car involved in a crash which killed a man near Havelock North was seen "travelling at speed" moments beforehand.
The police statement said inquiries into the crash are still ongoing.