A man who was killed in a motorcycle crash in Atiamuri on Sunday has been identified as Nigel John Avery from Auckland.

The 49-year-old was killed after a crash involving two recreational off-road
motorcycles on private land just after 1pm.

A second person was airlifted to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.

Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash and are seeking information from anyone driving on SH1 near Atiamuri between 12.30pm and 1pm on Sunday.

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Anyone with dashcam footage that may assist this investigation is urged to contact Constable Damian Collard of Taupo Police on 105.

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