A Pakuranga College student riding a motorcycle has been killed when he collided with a car.
The accident happened on the Pakuranga Highway in Highland Park about 1pm today.
Police say the motorcyclist was killed but those in the car were uninjured.
Pakuranga College confirmed the death of one of its students via a posting on its Facebook page.
"We ask you to respect the student's family and refrain from speculating about the incident at this stage," the school said.
Principal Michael Williams told the New Zealand Herald the male student was a very valued member of the community and very popular in the school.
"The whole school community is going to be very upset by this."