A man in his 60s is dead after his car hit a house north of Christchurch.
Emergency services were called to the crash about 12.20pm in Kaiapoi's Sewell Street, about 20km north of downtown Christchurch.
A spokesman for St John's told 3 News that ambulances arrived to find the driver of the car had died.
Nobody else was injured in the crash. Police are currently at the scene.
3 News / NZN