A worker at the Ports of Auckland was killed in a shipping container incident in the early hours of Sunday, local media reported.
According to information by NZ Herald, the stevedore was working onboard a ship at Fergusson Container Terminal when he sustained a fatal injury at about 2am.
Emergency services headed to the scene but the worker did not survive his injuries.
“We are all absolutely devastated by this news,” said Ports of Auckland CEO Tony Gibson.
An investigation is underway, so there is no further information available.