A person has died after a crash at Canterbury's Ruapuna Raceway.
Police say that emergency services responded to a crash at the track this morning at around 10:40am.
"Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are under way and WorkSafe has been notified," police said.
A drag racing meeting at the track today was called off after the crash.
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The Pegasus Bay Drag Racing Club posted to Facebook about the incident but would not comment further.
A spokeswoman for the NZ Drag Racing Association was aware of the incident but would not comment, referring queries to the Pegasus Bay Drag Racing Club.