Police have released the name of the young boy who died in an accident at a Gulf Harbour address earlier this week.
Eleven-year-old Troy Spiers, of Oamaru died following a fall on Wednesday.
Two ambulances were sent to the Gulf Harbour house but despite extensive efforts to revive the boy, but he died at the scene.
Police believe Troy's death was a "tragic accident" and he was playing at the time.
They've also requested the family's privacy be respected and for social media users to not speculate the circumstances of the boy's death.
His death will be referred to the coroner.