New Zealand's favourite butcher is sporting a bandaged arm after suffering a fall.

However "The Mad Butcher", otherwise known as Sir Peter Leitch, assured it was nothing serious after posting a selfie on his Instagram account sporting a bandaged wrist and a bandage on his forehead.

Take your time and don't rush or you will #end up in the wars as I found out today nothing

A post shared by Sir Peter Charles Leitch (@sirmadbutcher) on

"I slipped over and banged my head," he told the Herald tonight.

He said blood was pouring out.

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Sir Peter said he posted the photo for a "bit of a laugh" for his 8699 Instagram followers.