A man has died while driving his ride-on lawnmower at a rural property in Morrinsville yesterday.
Emergency services were called to a rural property at Kiwitahi Railway Rd in Morrinsville at 5.30pm.
It is understood the elderly man suffered a medical event while mowing the lawns.
"The man was unresponsive when emergency services arrived and sadly was unable to be revived," police said in a statement this morning.
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Earlier on Saturday, police and St John were called after a four-wheel-drive farm vehicle rolled on a rural a rural Waipukurau property at 11.25am.
Medical assistance was provided, but the person also died at the scene.
The Serious Crash Unit and Worksafe NZ have been notified.