A body has been found in the central Auckland suburb of Parnell.
A witness said what looked like a body was visible on the sand at Judges Bay, covered by a blanket.
Police and ambulance had attended but only the undertaker and a few police were still at the scene, he said.
A police spokeswoman confirmed they were in attendance at a sudden death in the Judges Bay area.
It was not believed to be suspicious.
The death would be referred to the coroner, she said.