A toddler has died today in a Canterbury pond.

Police were called to a Winchmore address near Ashburton around 11.40am following the death of a one-year-old baby a Police spokesperson said.

The baby has been found unresponsive in what was reported to be a pond.

Emergency services attempted to revive the baby but were unsuccessful.

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The death is not suspicious and will be referred to the Coroner the Police spokesperson said.