Motorcyclist dies in Hawke's Bay smash
A motorcyclist has died in a crash in rural Hawke's Bay.
The alarm was raised about 10am, and an ambulance and helicopter sent to the site, but the male motorcyclist died at the scene, an ambulance spokesman said.
The crash happened on State Highway 2 at Putorino, northeast of Napier.
No one else was thought to have been involved.