A person has died in a work-related forestry incident in the Whatatutu area, north of Gisborne.
Map showing the Whatatutu area, north of Gisborne.
Source: Google Maps
Police say they were alerted to the incident just after midday today.
The police are making enquiries into the death on behalf of the coroner and are now in the process of notifying the person's family.
They say no further information is available.