A man has died after being run over by a loader vehicle early on Friday morning in Bluff.
Emergency services were called to the accident at South Port at about 1:45am.
The 54-year-old man was working when he was hit by the vehicle. He died at the scene a short time later, and police are now contacting his family.
Victim Support services have been offered to the other staff at the scene.
Worksafe NZ is investigating, and the death has been referred to the coroner.