A man has died in a house fire in the Albert Town area near Wanaka this morning. Police were called to the blaze at about 4.30am to find the house well ablaze.
Fire fighters found the man's body inside once the fire had been brought under control. The police said the cause of the fire was unknown and they would be at the scene today along with fire investigators.
They said the man's details would not be released until the next of kin have been advised.