A motorcyclist has died after colliding with a truck on State Highway 1 near Taupō.
Police said the crash happened earlier this evening at Atiamuri, between Tuahu and Kemp Roads.
The man died at the scene, and diversions have since been put in place, they said.
It was likely the road would be closed for some time and motorists were asked to avoid the area.
The Serious Crash Unit has been called to investigate.