A motorcyclist who died after a collision with a truck on the West Coast yesterday has been named as John Samuel Manshande.

Mr Manshande, a 27-year-old farm worker from Waimangaroa, died at the scene.

The crash happened on Newcastle St in Waimangaroa, between Westport and Granity, about 11.40am.

Investigations into the crash were ongoing, police said.