The serious incident in Auckland CBD this morning is currently contained to a building in lower Queen Street, which is under construction.
Police ask all members of the public to avoid the lower Queen Street area and for those in downtown inner-city buildings to remain inside their buildings at this time.
This is a significant incident with multiple emergency services responding.
A large Police presence will remain in the area.
Police will provide a further update as soon as we are in a position to do so.
Anna Thompson/NZ Police