A man is now in a stable condition in hospital after being shot in the leg in South Auckland.
Police were called to a nightclub on Cavendish Dr in Manukau at 2.30am after someone called them about a fight there.
The caller also mentioned a gun.
Officers went to the nightclub and found the injured man inside.
He was taken to Middlemore Hospital by St John Ambulance in what police described at the time as a serious condition.
A police spokeswoman says inquiries into what happened are ongoing.