Emergency services are currently at a work place accident in the Oropi Quarry, McPhail Rd , Western Bay of Plenty.
At approximately midday a 45 tonne Rock Cutter has tipped in the Quarry trapping the 25 year old male driver. He has died at the scene.
The Fire service are working through the process of righting the vehicle to retrieve the deceased.
The Police Serious Crash unit will be investigating the cause of the accident.
The Worksafe Inspectors have been notified.