Police are treating the death of a man whose body was found in a hedge in Christchurch as not suspicious.

The body of a man in his 60s was found near the Back to Bed carpark on Moorhouse Ave, between Montreal St and Durham St South.

Police were notified at 8.50am.

A Back to Bed staff member said police were at the scene when he arrived at work this morning.

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An employee of Lighthouse Lighting, which is located in the same complex as Back to Bed, said police were still at the scene at 10.30am and had put up a cordon.

Police are working to identify the man.

The death will be referred to the Coroner.