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
A Glenavy man, 23, faces charges after police arrested him for smashing down a door at 10pm.
Be entertained by Showstoppers on Saturday or entertain yourself with an art class on Sunday.
Police issued three licence suspensions for excess demerit points.
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