A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Mt Wellington late last night.

The crash, involving a car and a motorcycle, occurred on the Ellerslie-Panmure Highway about 11.20pm.

The motorcyclist was critically injured and taken to hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the car was not seriously injured.

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A scene examination was conducted by the Serious Crash Unit and police were making inquiries to determine the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The motorcyclist was critically injured in the crash and taken to hospital where he died. Photo / Sam Sword / VMP
The motorcyclist was critically injured in the crash and taken to hospital where he died. Photo / Sam Sword / VMP