One man has died after a tree fell on him in a rural property near Paeroa this morning, police said.
Police told 1 NEWS they received a report of the incident at about 11.10am on Rahu Road, Karangahake.
Police remain at the site.
WorkSafe said it was advised of the death.
"The initial information we’ve received indicates a person may have been crushed by a tree. We are making initial inquiries to establish what our next steps might be," a WorkSafe spokesperson said.
Earlier, a St John Ambulance representative said they had sent two ambulances to the scene.