A 20-year-old central Hawke's Bay man has been killed in a crash between a car and a ute in the Hawke's Bay.
The man was killed and four others suffered minor injuries following the crash on State Highway 2 at Waipawa, north of Waipukurau, about 7.30pm on Sunday.
Police are still investigating the cause of the crash, which occurred at an intersection marked with a give-way sign.
The holiday road period finishes at 6am on Tuesday and has so far claimed 10 lives. Last year 15 people died during the period.