Emergency services are at the scene of a single motorbike crash near Port Waikato.
It happened just before 2:30pm on Tuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Road, about 10km north of Port Waikato.
The passenger on the motorbike has died at the scene, and the rider is in a moderate condition and was taken to Middlemore Hospital.
The Serious Crash Unit is attending the scene.
Traffic is being diverted and motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.