A man has died after he was run over by a loader at Bluff's port this morning.

Emergency services were told a worker had been seriously injured at South Port in Bluff about 1:45am after being run over by a loader.

But the 54-year-old man died a short time later.

Police are now notifying next of kin.

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Victim Support services have been offered to the other staff.

Worksafe NZ is investigating and the death has been referred to the coroner.