Armed police have been spotted in Pyes Pa this afternoon.
A police spokeswoman said the Armed Offenders Squad was called to an address in Tawhiri View off Cheyne Rd about 12.30pm.
"A search warrant is being executed for a wanted person," the spokeswoman said.
However, police were now searching another area in Pyes Pa after the person was not located.
The Armed Offenders Squad was assisting with the search.
A cordon around the property was put in place.