A motorcyclist has died following a crash with a tractor in Hamilton this morning.

The collision occurred on the Morrinsville Rd around 10am, police said.

The male biker died as a result of the crash. Inquiries have been launched to confirm his identity and inform his family, police said.

An investigation to establish the cause of the crash is also underway.

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Diversions are in place around Morrinsville Rd, and motorists have been urged to avoid the area if possible.