Police have surrounded a Whangārei home.
Officers were called to the house on Otaika Rd, just south of the intersection with Murdoch Cr, about 8.15am today.
A blue van was parked in the driveway with a police vehicle on either side. Officers could be seen in the driveway of the property.
The brick house was partially obscured by a large tree. Officers remain at the property.
No further details were available.