Aussie Richmond Tuhou from Waipukurau has been identified as the farm worker killed in a quad bike incident on Tuesday evening.
Central Hawke's Bay police and emergency services were called to a Waipawa farm at 9pm after the 69-year-old did not return from work.
Mr Tuhou died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. His body was located shortly after a search of the property.
An investigation is underway into the cause of the incident and Worksafe NZ are also conducting an investigation.