Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal motorcycle crash in the Bay of Plenty.
David Jonathan (Hapai) Kanuta died as a result of the crash on Bridge Street, near the Waioeka Bridge, just before 6.30pm.
He was 49-year-old.
“It was the end of the week and there were quite a few people travelling through the area at the time,” says Sergeant Chris Howard.
Police closed the road for several hours to allow the serious crash unit to investigate the scene.
It was re-opened around 11pm.
“If you saw this crash happen and we haven't yet spoken to you, we'd like you to contact us.
Anyone with information is asked to call Police via 105 and quote file number 201120/6618.