A person has died following a single vehicle crash in Hawke's Bay.
This holiday road toll is 55 percent higher than last year's.
Official period closed on Wednesday at 6am.
The holiday road toll has risen to 16 with fatal crashes in the Tasman and the Waikato.
Fourteen people died on New Zealand's roads this holiday period.
The coroner has found poor driving to be the primary cause of a deadly bus crash on Mt Ruapehu in 2018.
Eight people died on New Zealand roads over Easter.
Road deaths over the holiday period have climbed to the highest number in four years.
At least 11 people died on New Zealand roads during the holiday period.