Lake Wānaka from Mt Roy. Makarora can be seen at the far end of the lake. (File photo).
Police have been called to a property following the sudden death of a man in Otago.
Early indications suggested the man died while felling a tree at a property on Haast Pass-Makarora Rd (State Highway 6) between Weka St and Wilkin Rd in Makarora, about 62 kilometres northwest of Wānaka, at 1.20pm on Sunday.
The death is not considered suspicious, a police spokeswoman said.
It was not clear whether WorkSafe had been notified, she said.