A 67-year-old Motueka man was killed when the tractor he was
driving rolled at a Lower Moutere property this morning.
The incident happened about 8.25am when the man was mowing an
apple orchard in Seaview Ave.
Workers in the area were unable to free the man who was
pinned underneath the tractor and died at the scene.
A workplace accident investigation is under way.
Meanwhile a 38-year-old man suffered serious leg laceration
when a tractor rolled on a farm in Northern Hawke's Bay.
He was airlifted to Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital by the Lowe
Corporation Rescue Helicopter.