Blenheim Police have released the name of the man killed in an accident about 11.15am at Lions Back, Seddon, in Marlborough on Tuesday.
He was Benjamin David Stantiall, aged 22 years, from Martin.
Mr Stantiall was a Canterbury University Student returning home for the holidays.
Police are continuing with their inquiries into the cause of the crash.
Media note: The family has asked that the media do not contact them directly.