A man who died after being critically injured in a crash near Waverley, South Taranaki, early on Monday morning has been named.
Emergency services were called to the single vehicle crash on State Highway 3 shortly after 1am on Monday.
Police said the driver of the car was 33-year-old John Tetau of Waverley.
Tetau was airlifted to hospital in critical condition. He died in hospital overnight on Monday.
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Police said investigations into the circumstances of the crash were ongoing.