A Castlecliff house was extensively damaged by a fire early on Tuesday morning.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand shift manager Murray Dunbar said fire crews arrived at the property around 12.45am on Tuesday, May 24.
A police representative said police were advised of the fire on Heads Rd and were requested to assist with traffic and crowd management.
Dunbar said fire crews had the fire under control by around 2am and crews had left the scene by around 5am.
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"I would say the property has been extensively damaged," Dunbar said.
Dunbar said no injuries had been reported.
Police said a scene guard was put in place overnight.
Dunbar said a specialist fire investigator was present at the house overnight.
Police said they were working with Fire and Emergency to determine the cause of the fire and whether it was suspicious.