The woman whose body was discovered in the Waikowhai Reserve yesterday morning was Caucasian and is thought to have been aged in her early to mid 20s.
Her body is currently undergoing a post-mortem examination which is expected to be completed in the next few hours.
Police still don't know who the woman was and encourage anyone with information or suggestions as to who she might have been to call the Operation Waikowhai number - 0800 924 569.
Issued by Noreen Hegarty
Auckland City Police Communications Manager
Ph 09 302 6947 or 0274-951-589