A Southland youth has died in a motorcycle crash on a farm at Marks Bay in the Chaslands.
The 16-year-old, from Owaka, was riding with two friends at about 7pm when he was unable to stop himself from going over a steep cliff.
He received extensive injuries from the fall, which is estimated to be about 150 metres.
Police said more details would be available once family members had been contacted.
- Fairfax Media