A cyclist has died after a crash with a vehicle in Horowhenua, south of the Manakau township.

Police responded to the collision on State Highway 1 near the Manakau township about 3.30 this afternoon.

Police have confirmed the cyclist died at the scene.

Inquiries into the circumstances of the collision are ongoing, they said.

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The crash closed SH1 and diversions were put in place, but the area has since been reopened.

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