A woman has died after a serious assault in Massey in West Auckland this morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Westgate Drive at 8:35am.
Police say they apprehended a man a short distance from the scene who is assisting with their enquiries.
Three ambulances attended but the woman died at the scene.
A section of the road between Bonny Crescent and Rush Creek Drive is cordoned off while the police investigate.
Bus services are being diverted, and drivers are being warned to avoid the area.