Kiwi pop star Stan Walker is postponing his upcoming tour to help his mother recover from breast cancer.

The Australian Idol winner shared the news with ‘whanau and friends’ on social media.

Walker, 25, planned to tour New Zealand during November, with a concert in Mount Maunganui on the 16th of November.

The tour has been postponed until next year with dates TBC and all ticket holders will be fully refunded.