Police say the victim of a south Auckland workplace accident was just 16.
The teenager, identified as Shaldin Joyce, was working at a commercial address on Savill Drive in the suburb of Ōtāhuhu when the accident occurred. It is believed a forklift fell on the young man.
Emergency services were notified of the accident at around 1:30pm on Monday, however Joyce died at the scene.
"Our sympathies are with his family during this difficult time," a police spokesperson says.
WorkSafe has been notified of the fatality.