Police have released the name of the man who died after a crash between a vehicle and a motorbike near Greymouth last week.

He was Rudolf Paulus Van Dyk, 72, of Gladstone.

Emergency services were notified of the two-vehicle crash on Main South Rd, Paroa shortly after 4pm on July 4.

“Despite the best efforts of emergency services, the person died at the scene,” a police spokesperson said at the time.

Hato Hone St John responded with two ambulances, one helicopter and one operations manager.

Police said inquires into the circumstances of the crash were ongoing.