A police raid has found a methamphetamine lab in a Northland home.

Two properties in Kaiwaka were searched by police and Northland Armed Offenders Squad members about 6am yesterday.

An Auckland-based clandestine laboratory team were called to the house to help safely remove the drug lab.

Police were particularly concerned children were at the house and police are now working with Oranga Tamariki.


A 31-year-old female faces two charges of supplying methamphetamine and 12 of offering to supply methamphetamine and one of supplying cannabis.

A 33-year-old male has been charged with manufacturing and possessing methamphetamine and possessing cannabis.

Investigations continue and more arrests are possible.

"We know methamphetamine is causing devastation to families and whanau across New Zealand. We continue to encourage our community to provide us with information so that we can stop these people who are distributing this drug and do not care at all about the impact it has on users," said Acting Detective Inspector Aaron Proctor.