A 32 year old man was found dead under a tree in Kaikohe today, says Sergeant Kevin Milne, Northland Police.
Police received a report at approximately 2.50pm today of a person trapped under a tree in Kaikohe.
Police and St Johns ambulance staff made their way to the scene which is accessible only by four wheel drive.
Unfortunately a 32-year-old male has died at the scene. Worksafe have been advised and the matter has been referred to the Coroner.
Police are unable to provide any further details until formal identification has taken place.