Man's death on farm a mystery

00:32, Mar 06 2014

Police have named the man whose death at a remote farm in Golden Bay remains a mystery.

Alistair John Pearson, aged 50, of Paturau was found dead near his quad bike yesterday morning in Rakopi.

At this stage it does not appear he died as the result of an accident.

Mr Pearson was the manager of the farm and it is understood he had lived in the area for about 10 years.

Yesterday neighbours and friends the small, close-knit community were recovering from the shock and unable to comment about Mr Pearson’s death.

Police have yet to establish the cause of his death and said the investigation was ongoin