A person is dead after a workplace accident on a rural property in Napier.
Police said emergency services were called to the property in Meeanee at around 4.15 on Thursday afternoon.
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They confirmed one person had died in what was described as a workplace accident.
Meeanee is well-known for its fruit and vegetable production, with a number of large horticultural blocks.
A spokesperson for power company Unison earlier confirmed to Stuff that they had de-energised the lines after receiving reports of a person receiving an electric shock.
Police said Worksafe and the Coroner had been advised of death.