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He had been drinking at his hotel when he complained of feeling ill.
He went to his room and when teammates checked on him he was unconscious. He could not be revived and died at Sanglah Hospital.
The methanol was in an incorrectly distilled batch of the local drink arak.
Just 10ml of the poison is enough to make a person blind and any more than 100ml is almost always fatal.
Authorities say that following a crackdown on illegal importation of alcohol, a number of rogue producers set up small factories which produced the sometimes poisonous arak.
Originally from Dunedin, Mr Denton moved to Perth in 2006.