A shot has been fired at a car in Mamaku after an altercation.

Police received a report of a dispute between people known to each other about 7pm on Sunday night in Mamaku, west of Rotorua, a police spokeswoman said.

She said an altercation happened outside a property on Cecil Rd and there was reportedly a shot fired towards a vehicle.

No one was injured and police made sure people at the property were safe, she said.

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She said police were following "lines of inquiry as to what happened".

On Friday, multiple police units were sent to Umuroa St in Mamaku and a cordon put in place at an address after a number of gunshots were heard.

No one was injured.

Inquiries were ongoing into the circumstances of the incident.

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