A man who died on a quad bike near Marton on Monday has been named by police.

He was 41-year-old Matthew (Matt) Beaven of Marton.

The accident happened on a farm just off Tutanei Rd near Marton, about 10am on Monday.

Police attended the scene with local emergency services, as well as a rescue helicopter from Palmerston North, however Mr Beaven was pronounced dead at the scene.


Police said they were continuing to investigate the cause of the accident.

The accident was also under investigation by Work Safe New Zealand, police said.