A man has been arrested following an armed stand-off with police at Kerikeri property.
The 53-year-old was taken into custody on Wednesday, after the armed offender squad was called to the Kerikeri house following reports the man was armed with a gun.
Cordons were set up around the property and neighbours were evacuated as a precaution.
The man was arrested peacefully after negotiating with police.
Charges are yet to be laid.