A woman has died following what police are calling a "serious incident" in the Auckland suburb of Pakuranga this evening.
The emergency services were called to a residential address in Pakuranga Road, Pakuranga Heights shortly before 5pm.
In a statement, Detective Senior Sergeant Karen Bright of Counties Manukau Police says: "A woman at the address had serious injuries.
"She was treated by paramedics in the ambulance but sadly the woman passed away a short time ago.
A large number of police remain at the scene as they look to establish how the injuries that led to her death happened.
"Other occupants of the property are currently being spoken to," adds Detective Senior Sergeant Bright.
"It is not known at this point exactly what, if any, weapon has been involved."
The authorities are seeking to locate and advise the woman’s next of kin.
A large number of enquiries are now underway and will continue throughout the evening.