Police have released the names of the four people who died in a crash on SH2 near Wairoa last night.
Watson Oliver Tipu, 31; Kennedy James Weir, 49; Raimon Keefe, 16; and Zyah Gianni Marsh, 13.
All were from Wairoa. Raimon and Zyah were half-brothers.
A 17-year-old male remains in Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital in serious condition. All the occupants of the car were working together in a shearing gang. They were travelling home from work when the car they were in crashed head-on into a 4x4 vehicle.
The 62-year-old driver of the 4x4 vehicle remains in Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital in a critical condition.
Police are continuing their investigations into the crash.