Motorcyclist dies after Taranaki crash
An Okato woman has died after her motorocycle crashed on State Highway 45 near Opunake this morning.
Passing motorists and emergency services performed CPR for 30-40 minutes but were unsuccessful.
Sergeant Kim Severinsen said it was understood the woman had failed to take a corner and had slid off the road.
Bad weather is thought to have been a factor.
Emergency services were called to the crash around 11:30am.
Police and fire are still at the scene where there is heavy rain and a small tent has been set up.