A Police operation near SH35, Gisborne, is ongoing this evening.
Previous cordons near Turihaua Beach have now been stood down, and the operation has moved north.
Cordons are now in place at the intersection of Panikau Road and Whangara Road (SH35).
Police would like to reiterate that there is currently not thought to be an ongoing risk to the wider public.
The road is closed and anyone travelling through the area can expect delays.
Issued by Police Media Centre