A man has died in a farming accident near Waipukurau in Central Hawke’s Bay.
It is understood the man was in his 30s and died in a quad bike accident.
Police said the man was reported missing from Rotohiwi Rd, Flemington, early Monday afternoon after not returning from the farm.
A search and rescue operation was launched and the man was found dead a short time later.
Police said WorkSafe had been notified and the death has been referred to the Coroner.
A WorkSafe spokesperson said the matter was now under investigation and no further comment would be made.