A woman has died in a quad bike accident on a Westport farm this afternoon.
Police said a woman in her early 50's was found just after 3pm.
Investigations by Worksafe NZ and the police are underway.
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Worksafe New Zealand says the two quad bike deaths this week are a tragic reminder that the machines can be deadly.
Farmers are rejecting calls for a quad bike licensing system - saying that more people are killed on the roads in motorbike accidents. Audio
Police say the death of a Waikato farmer who died after crashing his quad bike and falling into a drain less than a kilometre from home is a tragedy.
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