Te Awamutu police got more than they bargained for today when a call-out led to a discovery of cannabis drying in a shed.

Officers arrived at a Te Awamutu property this afternoon and while dealing with one matter stumbled across the cannabis processing.

The photos were posted on the Te Awamutu Police Facebook page with the comment: "If you come home tonight and find your cannabis gone, feel free to give us a call. We would love to hear from you."

The drugs and equipment were removed from the shed and taken to the station.


The people who lived at the property were not home when police visited. Officers had been there speaking with someone else who had permission to be at the property.