A man has died while working on a slip clearing on the Milford Road in Fiordland.
The accident at about 12.50pm is understood to have involved equipment being used on site however the exact details of the incident have not yet been established.
An air ambulance from Te Anau was sent to the scene immediately after the accident but despite the best efforts of all those on site, the worker was unable to be revived.
Two other workers received minor injuries in the incident and were treated at the scene.
Details of the man who died have not yet been released as police are still contacting next of kin.
Police are investigating the incident.