Temuka man David John Niles was killed instantly when the tree he was cutting fell on him on Saturday.
The 61-year-old was a keen motorcyclist and rode with Timaru, Temuka and Geraldine Motorcycle Touring Club.
The accident occurred at 12.15pm during a club event to gather wood for burning at a rally in November.
Timaru CIB is investigating. No further details were available yesterday
- Fairfax Media