The New Zealand Defence Force has been called out to a property in Western Springs after a suspicious item was found.
A resident of Finch Street who spoke to police told Newshub the item was believed to be a pipe bomb.
A Defence Force bomb disposal expert was at the scene.
A Defence Force spokesperson told Newshub a potentially hazardous item was found at the property.
They said it was "confirmed as inert and handed over to New Zealand Police for a subsequent investigation".