A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash near Tutira in northern Hawke's Bay.

Police confirmed a person died following a motorcycle crash on State Highway 2 near Tutira in Hawke's Bay yesterday afternoon. The crash happened just after 2.30pm, about 1km south of Tutira Store.

A police spokesperson said the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved.

Police also responded to a quad bike crash on a private property in Wairoa at 7.30pm. A spokeswoman confirmed there was a fatality on the property.

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No further details on either incident were available.