The official holiday road toll is the highest Queen's Birthday weekend toll since 1989.
The toll sits at 11, this morning more than double that of last year's Queens Birthday weekend.
Three people died at the scene of a serious crash in Parore in Northland about 6.45pm yesterday
There was no access to Baylys Coast Road, and the Serious Crash Unit was investigating.
Earlier that day, about 3pm, a motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a car in Huntly.
About midday on Sunday, a head-on collision between two cars on State Highway 2 near Mount Bruce in the Tararua District killed a man and left four others injured, one of whom died later in hospital.
A man also died in a crash in Rotorua on Sunday.
On Saturday, a person was killed in a three-vehicle crash north of Christchurch, another was killed in a crash in Te Kuiti and a motorcyclist died after hitting a parked car in South Auckland.
Another man died in a crash in Waikouaiti, north of Dunedin, on Friday evening.
There were five deaths on the roads during last year's long weekend.
In 2014, six people were killed - and, in 2013, no-one was killed.
The holiday period will end at 6am on Tuesday.