Bay of Plenty crash victim named

Police name man who died following a crash in the Bay of Plenty (file photo).
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Police name man who died following a crash in the Bay of Plenty (file photo).

Police have released the name of the man who died following a crash near Lake Matahina in the Bay of Plenty.

He was 35-year-old Neihana Hawera, from Lake Matahina.

Police were called to the crash, about 13km south of Te Teko, just before 4pm on Tuesday.

The motorcycle rider died at the scene on Galatea Rd near Lake Matahina.

READ MORE: Motorcyclist killed in Bay of Plenty crash

The Serious Crash Unit are still conducting inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police would like to thank the members of the public who have assisted with their inquiries so far.

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