A homicide investigation has been launched after the death of a woman in the Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau.
Emergency services were called to an address on Hall St, Kawerau at 12.41pm today [Saturday].
Police said a woman was found there with critical injuries. She died a short time later.
One person is assisting police with their inquiries. No one is is being sought.
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A scene guard is at the property while police investigate.
Police are not making any further comments at this stage.
Kawerau is a town in the Bay of Plenty, about 100km southeast of Tauranga.