One person has died following a work place incident in Napier.

Emergency services were called to the scene of a rural work site accident at 4.15pm on Brookfields Rd in Meeanee.

Unison relationship manager Danny Gough confirmed the power company had received reports of a person receiving an electric shock and have since de-energised the lines.

A St John Ambulance spokesperson confirmed they had two vehicles at the site, but would also not comment further.

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Firefighters were also on the scene but could not give any further information.

WorkSafe and the Coroner are being advised.

More to come