A member of the public came across a body in Auckland's Orakei Reserve off Tamaki Drive this morning.

The body was found in a dense area of bush at Okahu Bay about 10.30am, a police spokeswoman said.

The body was found in a dense area of bush at Okahu Bay about 10.30am, a police spokeswoman said. Photo / Doug Sherring
The body was found in a dense area of bush at Okahu Bay about 10.30am, a police spokeswoman said. Photo / Doug Sherring

It has yet to be identified and a post-mortem would be carried out.

The body was decomposed, she said.

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Further information is expected to be released shortly.