One person has died following a crash between a car and motorcycle in Tasman this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the scene on State Highway 60 near the intersection with Mapua Dr in Māpua shortly after 2.30pm, police said.

One person died.

The road is closed while the serious crash unit carries out a scene examination.

Diversions are in place, and motorists are advised to avoid the area and expect delays.